I often quote my friend Eric B. Meyer of The Employer Handbook when I’m writing about employment law.
RationalGround.com offers Critical Analyses of the CDC’s Mask Endorsement.
In my 10/15/20 post – COVID Mask OSHA Requirements – I discussed the OSHA’s requirement for employers to choose equipment that is suitable to the hazards facing their employees, and for implementing a respiratory protection program.
Employers That Require Employees to Wear Masks Need to be Aware of OSHA’s Applicable Requirements.
Intentional Tort Suits – Coming Soon? In my 9/10/20 post Don’t Get Complacent About COVID Lawsuit Immunity Laws, I spelled out some of the limits on those laws. I also … Continue reading COVID Intentional Tort Class Action Suits
A Federal judge in Western Pennsylvania has ruled that the governor’s open-ended lockdown order violates the 1st Amendment and the Due Process and Equal Protection provisions of 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
What Are COVID Lawsuit Immunity Laws?
The Idaho legislature recently passed, and the governor signed into law, a bill intended to shield businesses from lawsuits by people claiming they got COVID after visiting their establishment.
Working from Home and an Economic Downturn Are Creating a Perfect Storm for Increased Theft of Trade Secrets.
In my opinion, the human costs of the nationwide lockdown have exceeded the benefits. Unemployment, harm to children, and suicides all need to be factored into any decisions to continue any lockdowns.
The Benefits of Getting It in Writing.
I believe that Getting it in Writing helps us increase the likelihood of success in everything we do.
Ecommerce is Up. So is Class Action Litigation.
I recently took a continuing legal education program from the global law firm of Morgan, Lewis. https://www.morganlewis.com/
Dusty Boilerplate no Longer.
The Force Majeure (“FM”) clause has long been regarded as one of those boring old boilerplate clauses that rarely get much attention during contract negotiations. I speak from personal experience!
Many of us have had our businesses interrupted as a consequence of government actions to curtail COVID19. Many of us also have insurance that purports to cover Business Interruption (“BI”).