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July 9, 2020

California Fireworks: Sacramento, Santa Rosa, and San Mateo County Enact Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

In the span of just over one week, three local governments in Northern California enacted emergency paid sick leave ordinances.

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July 7, 2020

New San Francisco Emergency Ordinance Requires Layoff Notices, Reemployment Rights and Reasonable Accommodation for Eligible Workers

San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.

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July 6, 2020

New Virginia Wage and Hour and Pregnancy Discrimination/Accommodation Laws Effective July 1, 2020 Significantly Expand Employees’ Rights

This article addresses several pieces of legislation enacted by the Commonwealth’s Democratic “trifecta” that employers should have on their near-term radar screen.

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July 6, 2020

OFCCP Issues Final Rule on TRICARE Participation and Covered Health Care Providers

On July 2, 2020, OFCCP issued a final rule amending its regulations to confirm the agency lacks jurisdiction over health care providers whose sole government contract is based on the providers’ participation in TRICARE.

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June 30, 2020

A Temperature Check on States’ Reporting Time Pay Requirements in the Era of COVID-19

This article surveys state laws that may require employers to pay reporting time pay to employees who arrive to work but must leave after exhibiting a fever, or other symptoms, during a COVID-19 health screening.

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June 29, 2020

Quarantine Quandaries – How NY, NJ and CT’s Quarantine Period May Impact Employers

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut issued a joint incoming travel advisory, effective June 25, 2020, requiring all individuals—including Tristate Area residents—to self-quarantine for 14 days when arriving from an “impacted state.”

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June 26, 2020

Rhode Island Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Driver Who Refused Reasonable Grounds Drug Test

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging a violation of the drug testing statute brought against an employer that terminated an employee for refusing to submit to a reasonable grounds drug test.

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June 24, 2020

Ontario, Canada: In Significant Decision, Court of Appeal Analyzes Employment Agreement as a Whole When Evaluating Enforceability of Termination Provisions

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently rendered a decision pertaining to the enforceability of termination provisions in employment contracts, holding that the proper method is to analyze the agreement as a whole rather than on a piecemeal basis.

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June 17, 2020

Canada: COVID-19 and Relief from Mass Termination Rules

Canadian businesses have suffered severe financial distress due to COVID-19. Many employers have been forced to lay off their employees hoping they would only be required to do so temporarily.

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June 17, 2020

United Kingdom: Further Updates and FAQs on the UK Furlough Scheme

The UK government announced measures to help workers and employers, including a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This article - updated June 17, 2020 - summarises the grant, which is available to all UK employers, based on current guidance.

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