Return of California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

By Andrew J. Sommer and Ashley D. Mitchell California has just reinstated the COVID-19 specific paid sick leave law that expired at the end of 2020 but this time with a twist.  As we discussed in a blog post last year, California enacted the 2020 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law to extend benefits to employees not … Continue reading Return of California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

[Bonus Webinar] Conversation with the Director of NIOSH about COVID-19 in the Workplace

On Monday, December 21, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET, join Kate McMahon, a Partner in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice, and special guest Dr. John Howard, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), for a one-on-one Q&A event regarding COVID-19 in the workplace. Cases continue to spike throughout the United States, while … Continue reading [Bonus Webinar] Conversation with the Director of NIOSH about COVID-19 in the Workplace

What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines [Webinar Recording]

On February 11th, Kara M. Maciel, Fern Fleischer-Daves and Lindsay A. DiSalvo presented a webinar regarding What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine. In December 2020, two COVID-19 vaccines received emergency use authorization from the US government and several more vaccines may be approved in the coming months. In the initial phases, front-line health care workers, nursing … Continue reading What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines [Webinar Recording]

[Webinar Recording] Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On November 11, 2020, Kara M. Maciel and Jordan B. Schwartz presented a webinar regarding Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic. While many companies are dealing with the more noticeable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, wage and hour issues continue to be a concern as they could result in significant financial liability.  As a result, … Continue reading [Webinar Recording] Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

[Webinar] What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

On Thursday, February 11th from 1:00 PM – 2:15 P.M. EST, join Kara M. Maciel, Fern Fleischer-Daves and Lindsay A. DiSalvo for a webinar regarding What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine. In December 2020, two COVID-19 vaccines received emergency use authorization from the US government and several more vaccines may be approved in … Continue reading [Webinar] What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

[Webinar] Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, November 11th at 1:00 PM ET, join Kara M. Maciel and Jordan B. Schwartz for a webinar regarding Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic. While many companies are dealing with the more noticeable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, wage and hour issues continue to be a concern as they could result … Continue reading [Webinar] Wage and Hour Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Conn Maciel Carey’s Multi-Disciplinary COVID-19 Task Force Resources

As employers around the country grapple with the employment law and workplace safety implications of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”), Conn Maciel Carey formed a national, multi-disciplinary legal and regulatory task force dedicated to helping our clients across all industries manage the multitude of pandemic-related issues employers are facing and preparing them for the tidal wave … Continue reading Conn Maciel Carey’s Multi-Disciplinary COVID-19 Task Force Resources

CDC Revises its COVID-19 Return-to-Work Criteria, Again

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Centers Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) made major revisions to its COVID-19 “discontinue home isolation” guidance, upon which employers may rely to determine when it is safe for employees to return to work.  This comes only a couple months after CDC made major revisions … Continue reading CDC Revises its COVID-19 Return-to-Work Criteria, Again

What Employers Need to Know About Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines

With the availability of a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine edging closer and closer, employers understandably have a number of questions regarding their role in the workplace – whether and when they can require a vaccination, what exceptions are required in a mandatory vaccination program, and whether they should require (as opposed to encourage and facilitate) … Continue reading What Employers Need to Know About Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines

Virginia Promulgates the Nation’s First Mandatory COVID-19 Workplace Safety Regulation

By:  Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northan announced the commonwealth’s adoption of an emergency temporary standard (“ETS”) on infectious disease prevention.  With that, Virginia became the first state in the nation to promulgate a mandatory safety regulation designed to prevent and/or reduce COVID-19 infections in the workplace.  The Virginia … Continue reading Virginia Promulgates the Nation’s First Mandatory COVID-19 Workplace Safety Regulation