Companies that use third-party staffing vendors should take stock of a recent Fifth Circuit decision applying Texas law, which reinforces that both contract language, and keeping such language up-to-date, is critical for enforcing arbitration provisions.
The initial March 31, 2020 deadline for employers to file EEO-1 reports has now passed without action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open the filing portal or otherwise collect EEO-1 filings.
On March 30, 2020, following the recommendations of the Medical Task Force convened to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Puerto Rico Governor Hon. Wanda Vazquez-Garced issued two additional executive orders to help contain the virus.
While Essential Businesses and their employees continue to battle COVID-19 with great resolve, some employers have faced brief walkouts and strike threats. This article addresses how employers may respond, including how to mitigate risks for all involved.
This post, current as of April 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. (CDT), identifies the jurisdictions where “stay at home” types of orders are effective or pending. The most recent announcements affect Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and Nevada.
The federal court overseeing a legal challenge to the City of Dallas’s paid sick leave ordinance entered a preliminary injunction preventing the city from enforcing the ordinance during the pendency of the litigation.