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Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented need for funding — and grantmakers and donors stepped up. Corporations, foundations, public charities and high-net-worth individuals awarded...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
As COVID-19 vaccines become increasingly available, employers may consider requiring that employees be vaccinated prior to resuming or continuing in-person work.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We're pleased to announce that the 2021 version of our Cal-Peculiarities: How California Employment Law is Different, your indispensable California employment law guide...
Littler Mendelson
Since the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its updated COVID-19 guidance on May 28, 2021 greenlighting vaccine incentives, many employers seized the opportunity to offer...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 15, 2021, Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed House Bill 271 prohibiting any county, city, town, or village government receiving public funds from requiring COVID-19 vaccination documents (commonly known as "vaccine passports") from citizens.
Mintz
Cal/OSHA has approved revised Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) and Governor Newsom has issued an executive order waiving the usual 10-day legal review and approval process...
Littler Mendelson
On June 14, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the Pandemic Liability Protection Act into law. The law became effective upon his signing.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
With the pandemic under greater control and vaccines increasingly available, independent schools are entering this summer looking to take a well-deserved break.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 5, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act), which mandates workplace health and safety protections from any airborne infectious...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
California has issued new guidance for the use of face coverings that will take effect on June 15, 2021. The guidance impacts retailers and coincides with news that approximately 47% of Californians are now fully vaccinated.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 27, 2021, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed a securities class action against Carnival Corp. ("Carnival"), which operates the world's largest...
Baker Botts
As vaccination rates rise and local governments loosen COVID-19 restrictions on non-essential workers, companies will need to consider several factors as they implement their own strategies...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 12, 2021, a federal District Court in Texas in Bridges, et al v. Houston Methodist Hospital et al, Docket No. 4:21-cv-01774 (S.D. Tex. Jun 01, 2021) dismissed a case challenging a hospital's mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
n the morning of June 9, 2021, the White House Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) announced it completed its review of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) ..
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 8, 2021, New York State issued updated Interim Guidance for Office Based Work, which provides guidance to businesses regarding capacity limits, face coverings, screening requirements, and more.
Pavia & Harcourt
There has been much discussion of the legal issues raised by the pandemic when contractual obligations can no longer be met. This memorandum notes some of those issues.
WilmerHale
WilmerHale's COVID-19 Oversight and Enforcement Report offers a concise weekly roundup of notable congressional, executive branch, and state attorney general oversight and enforcement activity relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 7, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law legislation that prohibits government entities from requiring individuals to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status and strongly discourages private businesses in Texas ..
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") updated its COVID-19 guidance for fully vaccinated individuals.
Littler Mendelson
Following the implementation of mandatory paid leave on January 1, 2020, Nevada has again expanded workers' leave rights with the enactment of Senate Bill No. 209 (SB 209) and Assembly Bill No. 190 (AB 190).
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