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August 24, 2021

Canada Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Employees in Federal Public Service and Federally Regulated Transportation Sector

On August 13, 2021, Canada announced that, as early as the end of September, it will require COVID-19 vaccination across the federal public service.

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May 14, 2021

New York and New Jersey Governors Sign the Healthy Terminals Act

In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York and New Jersey have adopted legislation to benefit airport workers.

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January 20, 2021

DOL Addresses Independent Contractor Status of Tractor-Trailer Drivers under FLSA in Final Flurry of Opinion Letters

On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor issued four new opinion letters. The final Wage and Hour opinion letter issued by the DOL under the Trump administration, FLSA2021-9, addressed two issues related to the trucking industry.

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December 3, 2020

Snakes Off a Plane

There have been innumerable tales (or tails) about emotional support animals, such as peacocks, pigs, monkeys and turtles getting a free ride with their owners on commercial flights. The days of the flying petting zoo, however, are ending.

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November 13, 2020

Colorado Department of Labor Makes a U-Turn on Motor Carrier Exemption

On November 10, 2020, Colorado’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics published the final Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Number 37 (COMPS Order 37), which takes effect on January 1, 2021.

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July 23, 2020

New Pennsylvania COVID-19 Grant Program Helps Employers Provide Hazard Pay to Employees in Life-Sustaining Occupations

On July 16, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf announced the COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program—a $50 million grant aimed to help employers provide hazard pay to front-line employees working in sectors that are vital to the state during the pandemic.

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May 19, 2020

Maryland Initiates its Reopening Plan While Washington, D.C. Extends its Stay-at-Home Order and Implements Face Covering Requirement

As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia recently announced varying plans as to when they will reopen and what reopening will look like.

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May 13, 2020

Missouri and the St. Louis Region Get Back to Work: Business Guidelines, Practical Considerations, and Resources

As Missouri begins the work of gradually reopening its economy, state and local officials have provided certain restrictions and guidelines designed to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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May 8, 2020

Cal/OSHA Updates COVID-19 Infection Prevention Guidelines for Certain Essential Businesses

On May 5, 2020, Cal/OSHA published updated COVID-19 prevention guidelines for specific essential businesses in Agriculture, Child Care, Construction, Grocery Stores and Logistics.

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March 24, 2020

DOT Guidance on Drug/Alcohol Testing During Pandemic is Not What Regulated Transportation Employers Had Hoped For

On March 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued Guidance on compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing regulations for employers concerned about their ability to meet regulatory testing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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