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Federal OSHA Issues “Vaccine or Test” Emergency Temporary Standard for Large Employers

By: | 11.05.21 | Coronavirus, HR Alerts,
On November 4, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with at least 100 employees to ensure that their workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or sub...

President Biden Announces New COVID-19 Action Plan

By: | 09.09.21 | HR Alerts
On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a sweeping new COVID-19 Action Plan, Path Out of the Pandemic. This Plan includes COVID-19 vaccine mandates, some without testing options, for large employers, the federal government, federal contractors and healthcar...

Philadelphia Announces New Mask Requirements for Businesses

By: | 08.13.21 | HR Alerts
With COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations rising, and the spread of the Delta variant, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health has announced new COVID-19 mitigation measures. These requirements went into effect as of 12:01 a.m. on August 12, 2021: In Ph...

New Jersey Revises COVID Requirements for Businesses

By: | 05.27.21 | HR Alerts
On May 26, 2021, New Jersey Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 243, which rescinds the requirement in Executive Order No. 107 that businesses and non-profits accommodate telework arrangements for their workforce to the maximum extent practicable and reduce ...

What Does the New CDC Guidance About Masks Mean for Employers?

By: | 05.14.21 | HR Alerts
On May 13, 2021, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidance rolling back recommendations for certain safety measures for those Americans who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The updated CDC guidance states that “f...

EEOC to Begin Collecting 2019/20 EEO-1 Component 1 data on April 26, 2021

By: | 04.08.21 | HR Alerts
On March 29, 2021, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that, after delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection because of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the agency will start collecting both 2019 and 2...