As featured in #WorkforceWednesday: This week, we recap the U.S. Supreme Court’s term and its impact on employers.
U.S. Supreme Court Employment Law Decisions in Review (see video below)
The Supreme Court’s term ended on July 1, 2021. Attorney Stuart Gerson discusses two main cases from the term with labor and employment implications, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid and TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez. He also discusses the Court’s interest in ERISA, including a case in which the Court granted certiorari that employers may wish to track in the next term.
Biden Takes Action to Limit Non-Competes
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which encourages the Federal Trade Commission to employ its statutory rulemaking authority “to curtail the unfair use of non-compete clauses and other clauses or agreements that may unfairly limit worker mobility.” Executive Order, Section 5(g). Read more.
Deadline Approaching for NY Employers’ Model Safety Plans
The clock is ticking for New York employers to adopt workplace safety plans, in accordance with the NY HERO Act. The law imposes significant workplace health and safety obligations, including mandating that New York employers adopt airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plans. Learn more.
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