On June 5, 2020, the California Department of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, issued a hazard alert to healthcare facilities regarding the availability of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE).
The Dutch Supreme Court issued a decision on whether “dormant employment” arrangements were permissible. The Rotterdam District Court recently issued a ruling on whether a “good employer” has to tell employees about this decision.
As more businesses reopen across the country, it is time to come together (virtually) to discuss an additional challenge some employers might face in the coming weeks: an increased minimum wage obligation for non-exempt employees.
On May 28, 2020, Governor J.B. Pritzker, in conjunction with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), issued industry-specific Return to Work toolkits and training requirements.
On June 1, 2020, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance temporarily requiring certain companies that rely on “gig economy” workers to provide paid sick and safe time to those workers for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.