Under a test recently adopted by the Minnesota Supreme Court, investigative reports may be unexpectedly stripped of their privileged status absent proper precautions by counsel.
Late Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the stay previously placed on OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), putting large employers back on notice that they need to comply with the ETS.
Lawsuits have been filed around the country challenging OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) issued Nov. 5, 2021.
Yesterday OSHA issued its COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which will be published in the Federal Register today, Nov. 5, 2021.
The manufacturing industry faces unique challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic as companies work to keep line and other onsite workers safe, resolve supply chain shortages threatening to close down plants, and respond to tremendous upheavals in consumer spending habits and product demand.
The Biden administration announced on Sept. 9, 2021, a broad action plan to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its COVID-19 guidance, eliminating inconsistencies between its recommendations and the late July update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—and simplifying matters for employers.
In explaining the policy goals, the Executive Order states, "Powerful companies require workers to sign non-compete agreements that restrict their ability to change jobs."
U.S. companies doing business with the European Union (EU) should take note of an important recent change made to the standard contractual clauses (SCCs).
Have you had COVID-19-related shutdown business interruption loss? Did your property insurer deny coverage (possibly because of the presence of a virus exclusion)?