Labor and Employment

Overview

Our labor and employment attorneys advise clients on the entire range of workforce management issues implicated in the COVID-19 crisis, such as managing sick and family leaves and remote working arrangements, addressing potential exposure situations, and interpreting and applying employment laws and regulations being issued in response to the crisis.

Insights

见解

Updates December 2020

Practical Tips for Complying With New Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Standards Increasing Employer Obligations

13 min read  
Updates November 2020

U.K. Government Extends Furlough Scheme

4 min read  
Updates November 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Vaccine Update, Thanksgiving Guidance

6 min read  
Updates November 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: New Cases Climb in the U.S.

4 min read  
Updates October 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: 8+ Million Cases in the U.S. and Counting

5 min read  
Updates October 2020

Now What? COVID-19 + Flu Season

6 min read  
Updates October 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: U.S. Eyes Third Wave as Scientific Understanding, FDA Actions Advance

5 min read  
Updates October 2020

Hostile Environment Claims in a Work-From-Home World

5 min read  
Updates October 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Second Wave Hits Europe, Reinfection Cases Emerge

4 min read  
Updates October 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Vaccine Development Progresses as Cases Spike in the U.S.

7 min read  
Media Mentions October 2020

Susan Kline Comments on How Employers Can Prepare for Flu Season During the Pandemic

2 min read  
Updates October 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: POTUS Tests Positive, Pharma Pushes Back on Vaccine Politics

5 min read  
Media Mentions September 2020

Susan Kline Discusses Workplace Contact Tracing With Human Resource Executive

1 min read  
Updates September 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Case Count, Death Toll Both Rising as Public Health Officials Work to Instill Confidence in a Vaccine

7 min read  
Updates September 2020

New U.K. Job Support Scheme to Take Effect November 1

2 min read  
Updates September 2020

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Personal Injury Litigation

4 min read  
Updates September 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Researchers Study Dining Risks, Asymptomatic Transmission

8 min read  
Updates September 2020

Revised DOL FFCRA Rules Narrow Health Care Provider Exemption, Ease Advance Notice Requirements

6 min read  
Updates September 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Pharma Companies Sign Vaccine Pledge, Relief Package Stalls

5 min read  
Updates September 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Vaccine News, New Findings on Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

5 min read  
Updates August 2020

As Fall Approaches, WARN Act Lawsuits Likely to Heat Up

6 min read  
Updates August 2020

Payroll Tax Deferral Update: Treasury Guidance Answers Certain Questions and Raises Others Only Days Before Start of Implementation

6 min read  
Updates August 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: CDC Changes Guidance, U.S. Case Trends and New Scientific Developments

5 min read  
Updates August 2020

The Lost Wage Assistance Program Provides Relief After the CARES Act $600 Weekly Benefit Expired

3 min read  
Updates August 2020

Payroll Tax Deferral: Uncertainties Remain One Week Prior to Start of Applicable Period

3 min read  
Media Mentions August 2020

Lynne Anderson Speaks with SHRM about How Employers Should Communicate Layoffs

1 min read  
Updates August 2020

SDNY Vacates DOL Regulations Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

7 min read  
Updates July 2020

Virginia’s Emergency Temporary Standard Addressing COVID-19 and Workplace Safety Takes Effect

10 min read  
Updates July 2020

Minnesota Businesses Should Prepare to ‘Mask Up’ Under New Executive Order

4 min read  
Updates July 2020

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Issues Near-Final COVID-19 Workplace Safety Standard

3 min read  
Updates July 2020

San Francisco Enacts Temporary ‘Back to Work’ Ordinance in Response to COVID-19 Layoffs

9 min read  
Published Articles July 2020

How will coronavirus change the way workplaces operate?

4 min read  
Media Mentions July 2020

Dan Prokott Discusses How School Reopening Plans Could Impact Employers

2 min read  
Media Mentions June 2020

Lynne Anderson Discusses How Business Operations are Affected by Recent COVID-19 Case Spikes

1 min read  
Updates June 2020

Remote Working During COVID-19 (and Beyond?): Frequently Asked Questions

6 min read  
Updates June 2020

Returning to Work Post-Shutdown, Part III: Potential Trends and Changes to U.K. Workplaces

6 min read  
Updates June 2020

Returning to Work Post-Shutdown, Part II: Addressing the Economic Impact of COVID-19

10 min read  
Updates June 2020

Returning to Work Post-Shutdown, Part I: U.K. Workplace Considerations

11 min read  
Media Mentions June 2020

Greg Abrams Provides Insight to Employers on the EEOC’s Latest Guidance Regarding Post-Pandemic Age Bias Law

2 min read  
Updates June 2020

The COVID-19 Toolkit: What Businesses Need to Know as States Reopen

12 min read  
Updates June 2020

OSHA Updates Its COVID-19 Recordkeeping Guidance, Giving Employers Helpful Guardrails

4 min read  
Media Mentions June 2020

Greg Abrams Discusses Legal Considerations for Employers Following COVID-19

2 min read  
Updates June 2020

Pandemic Furloughs in Place? Time to Assess Your WARN Obligations

18 min read  
Updates June 2020

Question & Answer Employer Guide: Return to Work in the Time of COVID-19

73 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.K. Immigration Update: Coronavirus May 2020

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

Donning, Doffing and PPE: The Compensability of Pre-Shift and Post-Shift Activities

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

Coronavirus Lawsuits on the Horizon: Termination and Discrimination

5 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Dan Prokott Provides Guidance on Considerations for Minnesota Businesses Planning to Reopen

2 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Andrew Murphy Discusses FFCRA Requirements with SHRM

1 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

Employers Can Adapt Arbitration Pacts to Changing Needs

1 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Emma Vennesson and Charlotte Marshall Discuss Pay Cuts Due to COVID-19 with HR Magazine

1 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Andrew Murphy Describes COVID-19 Liability for Minnesota Employers

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Executive Order Temporarily Suspends Entry of Certain Immigrants

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQ

55 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Andrew Murphy Advises SHRM on Wage and Hour Laws for Exempt Employees

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Federal Antitrust Authorities Issue Warning Against Employer Collusion to Disadvantage Essential Service Workers

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

More States and Municipalities Impose Mandatory Face Covering and Other Workplace Protections

7 min read  
Updates April 2020

Testing Employees for COVID-19: Responses to FAQs From Employers

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

OFCCP Recent Developments and Guidance on COVID-19

6 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Emma Vennesson Comments on New Furlough Cut-Off Date for Personnel Today

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19: Staying Engaged, Staying Connected and Staying Calm

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

Employer COVID-19 Responses May Trigger Additional State and Local Wage Payment, Notice and Other Obligations

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

Expanded Unemployment Insurance Access and Benefits: 4 Key Takeaways From the CARES Act

13 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 Issues for Unionized Employers

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.K. Employment Update: Statutory Changes Announced in Response to Coronavirus

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.K. Government Announces Plan to Fly Back British Nationals Stranded Abroad During Coronavirus Pandemic

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19 State and Local Employment Law Developments

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Pennsylvania Grants Waivers Allowing Non-‘Life-Sustaining’ Businesses to Resume Operations

4 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Greg Abrams Discusses ADA Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Labor and Employment Issues in the CARES Act

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Nears Passage of $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

12 min read  
Updates March 2020

Illinois Businesses: What You Need to Know About the “Stay at Home” Order

9 min read  
Updates March 2020

Colorado COVID-19 State Orders Impacting Employers

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: An Employer’s Action Guide

24 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19: Considerations for Employee Testing

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Pennsylvania Businesses Ordered to Shut Down Their Physical Operations If Not “Life Sustaining”

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Complying With WARN Act Requirements During the Coronavirus Pandemic

15 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Passes Expansive Coronavirus Package, Including Paid Leave

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Considers Expansive Coronavirus Package, Including Paid Leave and Free Testing

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19: Need-to-Know Employer Information on Data Privacy and Recent Governmental Actions

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

(Back to) Work in the Time of Coronavirus: A Guide for Employers in China

13 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: A Guide for U.K. Employers

3 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Susan Kline Examines Employer Precautions During Coronavirus Scare With SHRM

1 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Nicole Truso Speaks with Minnesota Lawyer about the Coronavirus and its Effects on Employee Rights

1 min read  
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