Insight
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August 28, 2020

Washington State Institutes Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Requirement for Food Production Workers

On August 13, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued Proclamation 20-67: Food Production Workers Paid Leave.

ASAP
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August 26, 2020

AB 5 Update: AB 2257 Would Amend California Independent Contractor Law

AB 5, California’s sweeping and landmark independent contractor law, became effective on January 1, 2020. AB 2257 seeks to amend it.

Insight
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August 26, 2020

Reopening and Rehiring During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Critical Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Considerations

This article summarizes key employee benefits and executive compensation considerations as employers reopen and rehire during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dear Littler
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August 26, 2020

Dear Littler: How Do We Manage Time Off, Scheduling & Accommodation Requests from Employees with Children Whose Education is Affected by COVID-19?

School scheduling uncertainties are making it increasingly difficult for our employees, who are parents with school-age children, to balance their work and parental responsibilities. What laws apply here?

Insight
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August 26, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Provides Guidelines on Conducting Sexual Assault Investigations

A recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision provides meaningful guidance to employers on how to conduct proper workplace sexual assault investigations that do not discriminate against employees who come forth claiming they were assaulted.

ASAP
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August 24, 2020

Tennessee’s Latest Guidance on COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine

The Tennessee Department of Health has released guidelines on the length of isolation necessary for those who have contracted COVID-19 and the length of quarantine for those who share living space with those who are infected.

Podcast
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August 24, 2020

Jury Trials – Part 1 – Jury De-Selection During and Post-COVID

A podcast about how jurors have changed in this COVID era, and what trial attorneys should consider when selecting juries during, and after, COVID.

ASAP
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August 21, 2020

Canada: Federal Government Announces Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Extension, Changes to Employment Insurance Program, and New Income Support Benefits

To help Canadians through the next phase of recovery, on August 20, 2020, Canada’s federal government announced that it would transition those receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to a more flexible and generous Employment Insurance program.

Insight
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August 20, 2020

Sonoma County, California Enacts Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On August 18, 2020, Sonoma County joined the list of California cities and counties that have enacted emergency paid sick leave ordinances.

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