The District Court of The Hague recently ruled that, because it is an unforeseen circumstance, the coronavirus crisis caused a fundamental imbalance in a lease agreement between a restaurant owner and the lessor. Could this ruling apply to employment law?
The Sonoma County, California Board of Supervisors recently enacted an urgency ordinance that, effective immediately, expands coverage under its emergency paid sick leave ordinance while clarifying and/or amending leave and notice requirements.
On January 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released guidance for employers: Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace.
Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development recently provided new and updated guidance for businesses that are required to have a written safety plan, including all businesses operating during a lockdown or shutdown.
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.