Friday, June 18, 2021

Wimberly Lawson

“No poach” penalty: criminal charges from DOJ

On Jan. 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a press release wherein a federal grand jury...

The shrinking incentive: wellness plans under review

On Jan. 7, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued two new proposed regulations under the Americans...

Executive Order to OSHA brings updated guidance on COVID-19

While the world celebrates the ongoing vaccinations against COVID-19, it is clear the pandemic is far from eradicated and...

COVID-19 brings new fraud scams to the workplace

Employers have faced numerous challenges throughout the pandemic, including the issue of fake COVID-19 claims by employees seeking to...

Is employer-required COVID-19 testing an alternative to the vaccine?

As employers consider whether the COVID-19 vaccination should be mandatory for employees, issues arise regarding what to do when...

Can employers require employees to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations?

Now that COVID-19 vaccinations are becoming available, employers are considering whether to require employees to be vaccinated against this...