Insight
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July 28, 2021

Refresh! The CDC Revisits COVID-19 Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

The CDC has revised its COVID-19 guidance, recommending that even individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should resume wearing masks in public indoor settings in areas with substantial or high COVID-19 transmission rates.

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July 28, 2021

Internal Disclosures from Compliance Audits –What Could Go Wrong?

Compliance or internal audit departments frequently carry out audits intended to assure that business partners in an organization have policies and procedures that are effective for maintaining corporate compliance and consistent with myriad laws.

Podcast
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July 28, 2021

Breaking Down Barriers or Putting Up Hurdles With Vendor Diversity Programs

The history, benefits, and challenges of implementing a successful vendor or supplier diversity program that pushes the needle forward regarding Inclusion, Equity & Diversity.

Littler Report
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July 26, 2021

False Claims Act Retaliation in 2021

A corporate whistleblower can create more financial, organizational, and reputational damage to an employer by using the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, than by using any other “whistleblower” law.

Insight
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July 26, 2021

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, have become common. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

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July 23, 2021

DOL Releases Proposed Rule on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

On July 22, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” was published in the Federal Register.

ASAP
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July 22, 2021

Maine Legislative Update: Back to Work Incentives, Ban the Box, Tip Minimum, and Other Developments Affecting Employers

In a special session that ended on July 19, 2021, the Maine legislature enacted several new laws that will significantly impact almost all employers in the Pine Tree state. This article briefly summarizes key measures considered this session.

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July 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Awards Employee $25,000 in Moral/Aggravated Damages Because Employer Breached Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

On a motion for summary judgment in a wrongful dismissal action, the court awarded $25,000 in moral/aggravated damages because the employer breached the duty of good faith and fair dealing at the time of and following the employee’s dismissal.

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July 20, 2021

Opening Pandora’s Box: Oregon Court of Appeals Holds That “Any Person” Can Be Held Liable Under Oregon’s Aiding and Abetting Statute

On June 23, 2021, in Charlton v. Ed Staub and Sons Petroleum, Inc. and Quicksilver Contracting Company, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of the plaintiff’s “aiding and abetting” discrimination and retaliation claim.

ASAP
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July 19, 2021

Los Angeles County and Other California Jurisdictions Walk Back Face Mask Orders

It was just last month when the state of California announced the state’s reopening and what many hoped to be the end of pandemic life and various COVID-19-related restrictions.

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