Friday, July 31, 2020

Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines?

Though a COVID-19 vaccine has not yet been introduced, the looming question exists: can an employer require its employees to be vaccinated a...

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The Impact of Chicago’s Travel Order on EPSLA

The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) mandates employers with 500 or fewer employees to provide paid sick leave to their full and par...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Employers Get a Break on Random Drug Testing for Employees with a CDL

The Department of Transportation recently announced that it will not penalize employers who are unable to complete random drug testing of t...

Monday, July 27, 2020

Employers Face Large Amounts of Unused Vacation Leave

One workplace phenomenon during the pandemic is that employees have been using less than normal vacation time. It’s likely the result o...

Friday, July 24, 2020

Department of Labor issues updated COVID-19 Guidance

Earlier this week, the Department of Labor issued additional guidance for workers and employers discussing how the protections and requirem...