US: NLRB Poised to Revise Workplace Rules Test

In time with the political pendulum of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), the NLRB is poised to revisit the legality of many standard work rules in employee handbooks. In January, the NLRB advised it was considering revising its approach to analyzing the legality of work rules in the case Stericycle Inc., 371 NLRB No. … Read more

US: Update to “US: Federal Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Hits the Lottery System”

This post is an update to our November 16, 2021 article titled “US: Federal Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Hits the Lottery System”. Having been chosen by lottery to decide on the legality of OSHA’s vaccine-or-test mandate, including whether to uphold the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the mandate, a 2-1 majority of the Sixth Circuit decided on Friday December … Read more

US: Federal Vaccine-or-Test Mandate Hits the Lottery System

A week after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited vaccine-or-test requirements, a panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed its stay of the November 5, 2021 OSHA mandate.  The panel found the federal mandate – which came in the form of a rare emergency temporary standard (ETS) and covers … Read more

US: NYC Fair Chance Act updates challenge finance employers

In July, amendments to New York City’s Fair Chance Act took effect. They impose additional restrictions on how and when employers may request, review and use criminal background check information for hiring and employment decisions. Many of these restrictions are either in direct or indirect conflict with regulations that require financial institution employers to conduct … Read more

REMOTE/CONTROLLED = THE NEW TRUST EQUATION: THE FUTURE OF WORK REPORT 2021

Radical upheavals in working life are taking hold at a global level as remote and hybrid working leave lasting changes across industries in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. In response, employers are more inclined to advocate about geopolitical and social issues, use technology to manage and monitor the new ways of working, and adopt … Read more

COVID-19: PEOPLE: EMPLOYMENT ISSUES – KEY DEVELOPMENTS AND RESOURCES (UNITED STATES)

As COVID-19 continues its spread across the United States, federal, state, and local governments are taking emergency measures on a daily basis to respond to the pandemic. To keep our clients updated on these developments, below we have provided key considerations, developments, and resources in employment law. Because the situation is constantly evolving, we advise … Read more

United States Employment Update: Summer 2019

It’s been a busy summer for employment law changes, and there are a number of upcoming compliance deadlines which may impact your business. These, and other key developments, are outlined below. September 30, 2019 Deadline For Submitting EEO-1 Pay Data By September 30, 2019, employers covered by EEO-1 reporting requirements (generally, employers with 100 or … Read more