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Category: Labor and Employment

Determining Whether Covid-19 Illnesses Are Work-Related

On June 29, 2020 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

Brian M. Wallen and Michael J. Wietrzychowski published a client alert, “Determining Whether Covid-19 Illnesses Are Work-Related.” The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has issued revised guidance regarding how employers can determine whether a Covid-19 case is work-related and, thus, recordable. The new guidance addresses workplace exposure issues expected […]

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EEOC Bans Employers from Requiring Covid-19 Antibody Tests as a Condition of Employment

On June 23, 2020 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

Michael J. Wietrzychowski published a client alert, “EEOC Bans Employers from Requiring Covid-19 Antibody Tests as a Condition of Employment.” The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently issued new rules distinguishing Covid-19 antibody tests from testing for the virus itself in terms of what employers can require from employees […]

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Bostock v. Clayton County: Supreme Court Protects Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Workplace

On June 17, 2020 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

Jo Bennett and Brian M. Wallen published a client alert, “Bostock v. Clayton County: Supreme Court Protects Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Workplace.” On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal law prohibiting “sex” discrimination in the workplace also protects against bias based on […]

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New EEOC Guidance for Returning to Work in a Covid-19 World – Accommodating “At-Risk” Employees

On June 3, 2020 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

Jo Bennett, Michael J. Wietrzychowski, and Osazenoriuwa Ebose published a client alert, “New EEOC Guidance for Returning to Work in a Covid-19 World – Accommodating ‘At-Risk’ Employees.” The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued new guidance to employers on accommodations for employees who have underlying health conditions and who […]

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