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January 3, 2022

U.S. Enacts Law Barring Products Made With Forced Labor in China

On December 23, 2021, President Biden signed into law the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bars the importation into the United States of products made from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.

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December 28, 2021

New York Department of Labor Releases Final Regulations for State Sick Leave Law

On December 22, 2021, the New York Department of Labor (Department) issued final regulations regarding the New York State Sick Leave Law (NYSSLL), which has been in effect since September 30, 2020.

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December 28, 2021

New York City Enacts Law that Hinders Use of Automated Tools in Hiring and Promotion Decisions

New York City marked the end of 2021 by enacting a law that will make it challenging, if not infeasible, to use a broad swath of algorithmic, computerized tools to review, select, rank or eliminate candidates for employment or promotion.

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December 18, 2021

Friday Night Fights – What Just Happened to the OSHA and Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandates?

On the evening of December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the federal OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which imposes “vaccinate or test” requirements for private employers.

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December 17, 2021

Cal/OSHA Approves 2nd Readoption of ETS and Governor Issues Order Potentially Further Extending COVID Restrictions

On December 16, 2021, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted its second set of proposed revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 ETS. Governor Newsom also issued a surprise order clearing the way for a potential third readoption.

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December 14, 2021

Down the Rabbit Hole: A Trip through the OFCCP’s New Contractor Portal

On December 2, 2021 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued an announcement introducing its new contractor portal.

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December 6, 2021

President Biden Resurrects Obama-Era Executive Order on Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

On November 18, 2021, the Biden administration resurrected an executive order first issued by President Obama that the Trump administration had subsequently rescinded.

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November 22, 2021

Additional Pushback from Certain States on Governmental and Private Employer Vaccine Mandates

Certain states are continuing to prohibit or severely curb the ability of private employers to mandate that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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November 16, 2021

NLRB Considers Rulemaking on Virtual Hearings

The NLRB is soliciting public comments regarding potential revision of its rules and regulations to incorporate permanently the optional use of videoconference technology for all aspects and phases of unfair labor practice and representation case hearings

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November 13, 2021

Fifth Circuit Enjoins OSHA from Enforcing Mandatory Vaccination or Test Emergency Regulations

On Friday, November 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order staying enforcement and implementation of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 “vaccine or test” emergency temporary standard.

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