Denver City Vaccine Requirement
On August 2, 2021, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that “all city employees, as well as private-sector workers in high-risk settings, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30.” He Tweeted this chart: Employers in these sectors will need to work toward helping their workers comply and remind workers of any... Read more »
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Senate Confirms Two NLRB Seats
Last Wednesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed union lawyers Gwynne Wilcox and David Prouty to seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), creating an eventual 3-2 Democratic majority that will likely reverse many of former President Trump’s employer-friendly decisions. The NLRB hears unfair labor practice charges brought by workers and unions and oversees private-sector union... Read more »
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Biden Administration Rescinds FLSA Rule
In a final rule released last Thursday, the Biden administration rescinded a 2020 Trump-era rule titled Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act. As the final Rule explains, the Trump administration regulation introduced a four-factor test that limited the circumstances under which multiple businesses would share liability for wage violations. The 2020 measure was a... Read more »
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