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ASAP
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April 9, 2021

DOL Issues Guidance on the American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy

On April 7, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the ARPA COBRA subsidy and published model notices for use with the ARPA COBRA subsidy.

Littler Report
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March 30, 2021

Inaugural Report of Littler’s Global Workplace Transformation Initiative

A primary goal of this Report is to highlight the myriad and overlapping labor and employment issues that arise as the workplace transforms, and the imperative that successful solutions will require significant cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Insight
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March 23, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act Includes Required COBRA Subsidy

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The law contains various provisions that impact employers, including a new COBRA subsidy.

ASAP
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February 9, 2021

Seventh Circuit Decision Protects Employer’s Consideration of Long-Term Needs During Hiring Process

An interviewer’s note that a job applicant was “at the end of her career” was not conclusive evidence of age discrimination, according to a recent Seventh Circuit opinion.

Littler Report
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February 8, 2021

What to do about "Global COVID Nomads" and Other Wandering Workers Who Telecommute from Abroad for Personal Reasons

The COVID-19 pandemic set off enormous disruptions across workforces worldwide. The instant worldwide transformation to ubiquitous work-from-home inevitably sparked novel logistical problems and sticky legal challenges.

Insight
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February 1, 2021

Recall Rights and Retention Obligations: How Local Ordinances are Changing Workplace Regulation in the COVID-19 Era

A new spate of “right of recall” laws requires certain employers to rehire laid-off workers when their businesses resume or reopen and dictates the criteria used to recall those workers.

Dear Littler
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January 19, 2021

Dear Littler: How do we Determine Where Remote Employees “Work” for WARN Act Purposes?

We are planning a layoff that will involve many of our employees who are working remotely during the pandemic. How do we decide who works at a particular location for WARN counting purposes?

ASAP
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January 15, 2021

EEOC Issues Guidance on Inclusion of International Employees on OWBPA Disclosures

On January 14, 2021, the EEOC issued long-awaited and much-needed clarification on whether non-U.S. citizen employees working for a U.S. employer outside the U.S. must be included in the disclosure required for compliance with the OWBPA.

Littler Report
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December 15, 2020

Workforce Reductions and Statistics: A Primer and Recommendations

Workforce reductions, whether in the form of hours reductions, furloughs, or layoffs, are often a last resort for employers experiencing financial pressures.

ASAP
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November 11, 2020

Warning to New York Employers: The NY WARN Act Now Requires WARN Notices be Sent to Additional Governmental Recipients

On November 11, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill amending the NY WARN Act by substantially expanding the list of governmental entities that must receive advance notice of a WARN-triggering event.

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