What to Make of the CDC’s Mask Endorsement?

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.

Do you Sell Tech to the Government? You Need to Know Your False Claims Act Risks!

According to this https://www.morganlewis.com/pubs/uptick-in-fca-investigations-and-litigation-targeting-tech-services 11/2/2020 White Collar Lawflash from the Morgan Lewis law firm,

“The False Claims Act (FCA) imposes liability on any person for making false claims or false statements in connection with a claim. 31 USC § 3729(a)(1)(A), (B). A “claim” is any request or demand for money made directly or indirectly to the government. FCA liability requires proof of materiality, meaning that the government would not have paid a claim had it known of the alleged falsehood.

COVID School Closure Lawsuit – Part of a Litigation Wave

I was semi-watching a local TV news broadcast Wednesday morning until one item got my full attention: The Liberty Justice Center (“LJC”) has filed suit against the West Ada School District to prevent a local teachers union from holding any more “sick-out” actions.

COVID Lockdown Order in PA Ruled Unconstitutional

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.

Let’s “Manage by Data” when dealing with COVID19

The time I worked at SEMATECH (a semiconductor industry R&D consortium in Austin) was one my career highlights. I got to work with some of the brightest people in the chip world.

I learned a lot of valuable lessons there, including (i) everything in life involves trade-offs; and (ii) the importance of Managing by Data.