Category: Covid

Covid Vaccine Mandates: Supreme Court Decision

The Latest Supreme Court Decisions on Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

What is the latest on from the Supreme Court on the vaccine mandates? Can your employer require you to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in order to keep your job? Will you have to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and wear a mask in your workplace if you are unvaccinated? Is your employer properly complying with COVID-19 safety requirements?

The answers to these questions are rapidly evolving as courts grapple with these nuanced legal issues. However, the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on these issues provides some clarity. Your Ohio Employment Lawyers explain everything you need to know about current COVID-19 vaccination and testing laws in the workplace. Continue reading “Covid Vaccine Mandates: Supreme Court Decision”

COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace

Covid-19 Vaccines and Masks in the Workplace—What You Need to Know

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the body responsible for enforcing federal laws that prohibit job discrimination and harassment, has issued guidance regarding workplace policies created in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many employers have adapted specific policies to facilitate the safe return of employees to the workplace.  Below you will find a summary of the most recent EEOC guidance regarding the legality of mandatory vaccination or mask wearing policies for employees.

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COVID-19 Paid Job Leave in 2021

Paid Job Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is Set to Expire. Now What?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that provided eligible employees with 80 hours of paid sick leave and 12 weeks of paid family leave, among other things. However, these laws as we know them will both expire on December 31, 2020. What kinds of job protection do you still have, and what are your options going forward to keep you and your family safe? Your Ohio Employment Lawyers explain everything you need to know about the changes to the FFCRA’s paid leave laws as we head into 2021. Continue reading “COVID-19 Paid Job Leave in 2021”