Client Alerts & Publications

The Discoverability and Admissibility of Plaintiff’s Prior Complaints of Discrimination Against Non-Party Employers

Published Date:

03/27/2020

When an employer is sued for employment discrimination and is facing trial, one common evidentiary fight is whether the employer will be permitted to introduce evidence of other claims of discrimination or harassment that the plaintiff has made against former or subsequent employers. Taking discovery from a plaintiff concerning other claims is essential, and it […]

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Employer Guidance – Coronavirus Workplace Safety, Employee Screening and CDC/OSHA Compliance

Published Date:

03/27/2020

Employers nationwide are struggling to cope with the developing situation regarding COVID-19. OSHA and the CDC have issued preliminary guidance for employers and workplaces in coping with the instant epidemic.   OSHA’s complete guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19 is available HERE. The CDC’s interim guidance for businesses and employers is available HERE. In this alert, […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Published Date:

03/25/2020

In a time when multiple new regulations and guidance from the Federal Government, as well as Executive Orders from states and counties abound, one new piece of federal legislation – the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) – deserves attention from every industry. Signed into law on March 18, 2020, the Act – which […]

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COVID-19 Impacts on Federal Government Contracts – Protecting Your Rights Associated with Delays & Suspensions of Work

Published Date:

03/25/2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the construction industry in both the public and private sectors. A recent Associated General Contractors online survey revealed that more than a quarter of the respondents have already been directed to halt or delay work on a project. See Associated General Contractors, Data Digest, Vol. 20, No. 11, March 23, […]

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GENERAL COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS

Published Date:

03/25/2020

This memorandum provides the background guidance, a summary action-plan, and an appendix with resources from the CDC, OSHA, and the EEOC. For more specific local information, please be guided by information being issued by your local public health offcials and state and local authorities. Laws and guidance are evolving rapidly and may be subject to […]

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