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- Montana Limits Inquiries into Immunization Statusby Roger G. Trim and Raul Chacon, Jr. © Ogletree Deakins on May 19, 2021 at 4:00 am
Gov. Greg Gianforte recently signed a bill making Montana the first jurisdiction to recognize an individual’s vaccination status as a protected category. The law also prohibits employers from requiring employees to disclose their immunization status.
- Philadelphia Strengthens Workplace Protections for Domestic Violence Victimsby Barbara Rittinger Rigo, Stephanie Mills-Gallan and Sebastian Chilco © Littler Mendelson on May 19, 2021 at 4:00 am
Philadelphia lawmakers recently enacted amendments to the citywide sick and safe time ordinances that take effect immediately. Here’s what employers need to know.
- Employers Launch Hybrid Work Plans, Identify Early Obstaclesby Roy Maurer on May 19, 2021 at 4:00 am
As the coronavirus pandemic eases, organizations have begun to roll out their plans for returning employees to their worksites. While the details may vary, one thing is certain: The future for most white-collar employees is a blend of flexible in-office and remote work.
- Retaliation Claim Against Union Pacific Railroad Company Survivesby Jeffrey Rhodes on May 18, 2021 at 4:00 am
A railroad employee fired in 2018 who filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 and an internal discrimination complaint in 2018 could not claim retaliation based on her 2016 lawsuit. Her claim could only proceed based on her 2018 complaint, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
- NLRB Irregularity Overturns Union Certificationby Roger S. Achille on May 18, 2021 at 4:00 am
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit declined to enforce a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that an employer refused to bargain with a union.