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New Federal Court Decisions Pave the Way for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Employers and Education Institutions
With COVID-19 anxiety rising amid the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant currently circulating in the United States and more states, employers, and education institutions (private and public higher education and K-12) adopting or considering vaccine (and mask...
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Considerations for Employers Contemplating a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate (September 2021 Update)
September 2021 Update | Originally published on December 31, 2020 (see below) While the considerations for voluntary adoption of a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the workforce have not changed significantly since this alert was published at the...
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Federal Government Issues New Vaccination Mandates, With More to Come
On Thursday, September 9th, President Biden announced a renewed attack on COVID-19 in the form of workplace vaccination mandates. First, the President signed an Executive Order requiring federal employees and federal contractor employees to be vacci...
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Employment Law Alliance Podcast: Return to Work Issues in Alaska
Presented by the Employment Law Alliance, Amy Robinson joins the Employment Matters Podcast for Episode 278: Return to Work Issues in Alaska. Amy discusses return to work planning, vaccination mandates, masking, and other related issues as Alaska emp...
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Not So Fast! Workplace Mask Mandates May Not Be Over Just Yet
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. After more than a year of masking and social distancing to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are looking forward to the day when we can ditch the mask, breathe freely, and see o...
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The American Rescue Plan Act—Key Takeaways for Employers
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. On March 11, 2021 President Biden signed the much-anticipated American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law. While there are a wide range of impacts from this massive and intricate p...
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