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July 23, 2020

Colorado Enacts Public Health Emergency Whistleblower (PHEW) Law Protecting COVID-19 Workplace COPs

At a time when employers are struggling to stay current with ever-changing COVID-19 laws and public health orders, Colorado has enacted a new Public Health Emergency Whistleblower (PHEW) law.

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July 23, 2020

Philadelphia Enacts Anti-Retaliation Ordinance for COVID-19 Workplace Complaints

On June 26, 2020, Philadelphia became the first city in the United States to enact legislation specifically protecting workers who make complaints about workplace safety due to COVID-19.

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May 15, 2020

Chicago Rules and Ordinances Address COVID-19 Retaliation, Fair Scheduling Ordinance, and Disclosure Requirements for Third-Party Delivery Services

In the past two weeks, the city of Chicago has undertaken several actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued effects on the city.

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April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims on the Rise – What Steps Can Employers Take Now?

Employers are facing multiple challenges in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an increased risk of whistleblower/retaliation claims from employees who allege they were disciplined or discharged for complaining about health of safety concerns.

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April 16, 2020

Virginia Enacts New Legislation Offering Additional Protection to Workers

When the Democrats took control of the General Assembly in addition to the governorship in the November 2019 election, many predicted an expansion of workers’ rights. That prediction was realized with the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session.

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April 3, 2020

Michigan Issues Executive Order Extending Retaliation Protections Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

On April 3, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order prohibiting employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against an employee for reasons related to COVID-19.

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March 11, 2020

Colorado Emergency Rule Requires Up to 4 Paid Sick Leave Days for Employees with Flu-Like Symptoms Who Are Tested for COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued emergency rules that require certain employers to provide paid sick leave for employees with flu-like symptoms who are being tested for COVID-19, effective immediately.

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March 3, 2020

Intent Matters in Asserting Whistleblower Retaliation Under the Federal Railroad Safety Act

In a recent case under the Federal Railroad Safety Act, the Eighth Circuit reasserted that claimants must prove intentional discrimination in whistleblower retaliation cases subject to the AIR21 regulations.

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October 23, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Recent Developments Across Europe

Our European practice, spread across 13 offices in the region’s most robust economies, can provide a single point of contact for clients’ global labor and employment needs. Here we highlight significant current issues in seven European countries.

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