President Biden Will Require Certain Federal Contractors and Businesses to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines or Regular Testing for Employees

On September 9, 2021, President Biden issued a six-pronged Path Out of the Pandemic (the “Plan”) and Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (“EO”) that will require certain federal contractors and businesses with 100 or more employees to have …›

January 12, 2021 - Legislation

Privacy Litigation 2020 Year in Review: BIPA Litigation

Last year was busy for Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) litigants. Defendants in 2020’s flood of BIPA cases ranged from technology companies developing novel biometric products to amusement parks and healthcare organizations leveraging biometric tools for employee and customer authentication. Even small businesses, such …›

Another Round of New California Employment Laws

With the New Year rapidly approaching, employers should prepare for the flurry of new California employment legislation. The recent legislation presents new compliance challenges and requirements for California employers, including obligations related to the ongoing pandemic, reinforcing or expanding leave protections, wage and hour …›

DOL Issues Newly Updated Guidance on Critical Issues for Employers Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 28, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) published additional guidance on nearly two dozen more “critical issues” that the DOL had not addressed in its previous guidance on the recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). Our March 26, …›