Several states are taking steps to forbid employers from requiring that workers receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Separately, I know of at least two pending lawsuits that employees have filed. I already blogged about one of them here. The other is pending in a federal court in California.
But it’s the California of the East a/k/a New Jersey that has taken a much different approach. Continue reading
Once the networks called the presidential election for Joe Biden over the weekend, something dawned on me. Maybe, I should write about how the new administration may impact employment law.
I mean, what other employment lawyer/blogger would think to do that? Dibs! Continue reading
Discord lies ahead in the coming weeks as 100 Senators will indeed wage a fierce battle to address the new Supreme Court opening that the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday created. Yet, there was still harmonic support from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for this champion of equal rights. Continue reading
As a best practice, and in advance of having some or all employees return to the workplace, are there ways for an employer to invite employees to request flexibility in work arrangements?
That’s the first of six coronavirus-related questions that the EEOC answered yesterday as part of its oft-updated “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws.” Continue reading