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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

A recent decision by a federal judge in New York could open a door to claims for benefits by furloughed employees under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”).

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 7, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

An executive order signed by President Trump on August 3, 2020 (“Order”) prompts federal contractors to review their hiring practices and, if they offshored federal contract work, to determine the impact on hiring U.S. workers.

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 4, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

After months of closure, schools and day care facilities remain closed in many locations, and parents may need to remain home with young children as a result.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 31, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Virginia, as one of 22 states with a federally approved Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) state plan (a workplace safety and health program operated by the individual state which is approved and monitored by OSHA for effectiveness), has taken the first step in a possible new state response trend by adopting a new emergency workplace safety standard that goes into effect today.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 28, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

In recent weeks, because of the remoteness of our work forces, we have seen an increased incidence of abusive written communications between employees.

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

On July 8, 2020, OSHA issued guidance specific to the oil and gas industry for mitigating occupational exposure risks to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 21, 2020
CLE Event
CLE Event

Managing the Modern Workplace

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
CLE Credit
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

There are still many unknowns when it comes to the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 infections.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Suppose a union asks their bargaining unit’s employer for a list of names of all employees who have been exposed to or tested positive for COVID-19: Must the employer provide the requested medical information?

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 14, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Typically, an employees’ exclusive remedy for work-related injuries is through their state’s workers’ compensation system. As an example, suppose an employee suffers a work-related injury as a result of her employer’s negligence.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 10, 2020
CLE Event
CLE Event
V&E counsel Chris Bacon will present "COVID-19 and Cross-Border Furloughs and RIFs" CLE program co-sponsored by the State Bar of Texas International Law Section.

Managing the Modern Workplace

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
CLE Credit
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

In its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, The Walt Disney Company announced that it is “committed to ensuring that more women . . . have the chance to contribute in meaningful ways, in all areas of our business.

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 7, 2020