Nondisparagement and Nondisclosure Provisions In Severance Agreements Can Violate Federal Labor LawNewsletter

The National Labor Relations Board ruled on February 21 that employers who include overbroad nondisparagement and nondisclosure clauses in severance agreements with departing employees may be committing an “unfair labor practice” in violation of federal labor law. The National Labor Relations… More

Court of Appeals Reinstates OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination/Testing Mandate For Businesses With 100+ EmployeesNewsletter

A federal appeals court has reinstated OSHA’s “Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard,” which generally requires that employers with 100 or more employees develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing policy. OSHA issued the standard on November 5,… More

OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard: Mandatory Vaccine Policy for Business With 100+ EmployeesNewsletter

After two months of anticipation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its “Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard” on November 5.  The standard applies to all employers with 100 or more employees, and generally mandates that they develop, implement, and… More

Supreme Court: Federal Law Prohibits Discrimination In Employment On Basis Of Sexual Orientation And Gender IdentityNewsletter

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that federal law prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (Bostock v. Clayton County). Federal Law/Supreme Court’s Decision Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 is… More