Over the last two weeks or so, several federal courts have issued nationwide injunctions prohibiting the U.S. government from going forward with mandatory vaccination (or vax and test) rules that have been implemented.

First, it was the Fifth Circuit that stayed the OSHA “Vax or Test” ETS. That case and others around the country have

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Omnibus Interim Final Rule (“Final Rule”) takes effect November 5, 2021, and with it comes the requirement that Medicare and Medicaid-certified suppliers, providers, and their staff become vaccinated for COVID-19. As this new rule becomes a new reality, it is essential that all key stakeholders involved understand:

On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an emergency temporary standard (ETS) that sets COVID-19 vaccination and safety standards for private employers with 100 or more employees.  The ETS creates new obligations for employers, new rights for employees, and generally requires compliance within thirty days.  Here are ten key

We invite you to join us for “A Conversation about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace” with guest speaker: Joelle Murchison, DEI Consultant, Founder of ExecMommyGroup LLC and Executive Director of the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity.

This DEI session will explore topics such as: navigating difficult conversations, exploring unconscious bias and uncovering bias, identifying

As more workplaces consider mandatory vaccination policies, and with OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard expected to be released any day now that will further mandate vaccinations for employers with 100 or more employees, the EEOC has updated its guidance on how to deal with religious exemption requests.

Much of the guidance incorporates prior statements from the

As 2021 begins to wind down, employers need to be ready when changes to the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act become effective on January 1, 2022.  Whether you are an employer that is already experienced in addressing matters under the existing state or federal family and medical leave laws or are an employer who

As remote work continues to become more common, more employment law issues have arisen. In this informational session, we will spotlight some of the issues employers should consider in staffing a remote workforce.

WHEN: Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
WHERE: Webinar
REGISTER HERE

TOPICS:

  • Immigration Implications of remote working

We invite you to join us as we discuss the provisions of Connecticut’s new adult-use cannabis law relevant to employers, including: what is allowed, what employers can prohibit, when can employers test for marijuana, and what disciplinary action employers can take against employees. Speakers will identify difficult situations employers may confront with the legalization of

Over the last year, Connecticut has imposed a significant number of new obligations on employers, including laws relating to breastfeeding in the workplace, disclosure of salary ranges, and deterring age discrimination in employment applications.  This webinar will provide you with a better understanding of the legal and practical considerations of these new obligations, identify steps