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August 4, 2020

NY Federal Court Strikes Down Key Provisions of DOL Rule Regarding FFCRA Paid Sick and Expanded FMLA Leave

On August 3, 2020, in response to a legal challenge by the state of New York, a New York federal district judge struck down portions of a DOL final rule providing guidance on interpretations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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August 4, 2020

Executive Order Limits Federal Contractors’ Use of Foreign Labor

On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an executive order directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.

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July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Labor & Employment Litigation Tracker

Since March 17, there have been 415 lawsuits (including 50 class actions) filed against employers due to alleged labor and employment violations related to the coronavirus.

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July 31, 2020

EEOC Expands Voluntary Resolution Efforts with Temporary Mediation and Conciliation Pilot Programs

Parties involved with EEOC charges of employment discrimination filed in the past month may notice some new language on the EEOC portal: “For charges filed after July 6, 2020, you may request mediation at any time during the charge process.”

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July 31, 2020

NLRB Proposed Rule Signals a Return to the Excelsior Requirement and the Advent of Absentee Ballots for Military Personnel

In another effort to amend the 2014 final rule on “quickie elections,” on July 29, 2020, the NLRB published a notice of proposed rulemaking that, if implemented, would further relieve pre-election burdens on employers and protect voter privacy.

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July 28, 2020

Senate Republicans Unveil Latest COVID-19 Response Legislation

On July 27, 2020, Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate unveiled its latest legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.

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July 27, 2020

NLRB’s Final Election Protection Rule Takes Effect July 31

As the National Labor Relations Board moves toward resuming manual elections during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board’s Final Election Protection Rule will take effect on July 31, 2020.

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July 22, 2020

A Return to Workplace Civility: The NLRB Adopts the Wright Line Burden-Shifting Approach to Section 7 Speech

During a pandemic, protests, and a polarized election season, employers have walked an ever-increasingly fine line between protecting employee speech in the workplace and enforcing rules on workplace conduct.

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July 21, 2020

DOL Issues Return-to-Work Guidance Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued additional guidance on return-to-work issues under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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July 10, 2020

Sacramento, California’s Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act Adds to the Ever-Growing Patchwork of COVID-19-Related Workplace Mandates

The Sacramento City Council has enacted the Sacramento Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act. This ordinance, which becomes operative on July 15 and sunsets on December 31, 2020, addresses various workplace concerns in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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