By most reasonable accounts, this year has been one hot mess.
Enough with the “Can companies require employee COVID-19 vaccinations?” articles already! Yes, they probably can, subject to disability and religious accommodations.
But, what if, instead of an employer mandating vaccinations, an entire state did so for nearly all of its residents? No, I wasn’t just clickbaiting you with the title of this blog post. One state actually has a pending bill. Continue reading
As I’m typing this blog post at 10:56 PM on Monday, the Senate has voted 52-48 to confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The vote was along party lines with all Republicans, except Susan Collins (ME-R), voting in favor of Justice Barrett. Justice Barrett has taken the constitutional oath from Justice Thomas. All that remains in the judicial oath, which Chief Justice Roberts will administer today.
Well, that and I want to hear from my audience. Continue reading
Ordinarily, this is that time of year when I
recycle an old Halloween post and ensure that the best blog readers in the world are prepared for the employees that exercise poor judgment when reporting to work on Halloween.
Instead, I’m building a slingshot to launch Halloween candy at socially-distanced children. (And drafting a liability waiver for youngsters who have trouble shaking off a Milky Way to the eyes).
Yesterday, a Pennsylvania federal judge issued this 66-page blockbuster decision, in which he concluded, among other things, that Governor Wolf violated the United States Constitution with orders closing “non-life-sustaining” businesses otherwise and directing Pennsylvanians to stay at home.