Employers are sure to have questions regarding OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) addressing COVID-19 vaccines, testing and masking requirements that may apply to employers with over 100 employees.
Author: Anne-Marie Foster
Using the Workers’ Compensation Settlement Agreement to Frustrate Third-Party Recovery: An Analysis of Armstead v. National Freight, Inc.
4.22.2021 Anne-Marie Foster Blog
A decision currently on appeal before the Illinois Supreme Court addresses a novel issue that may impact civil cases that also involve a workers’ compensation injury.
COVID-19 Update: EEOC and OSHA Issue Supplemental Reopening Guidance
6.17.2020 Anne-Marie Foster Blog
The EEOC and OSHA recently issued supplemental guidance to help employers navigate reopening the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the second post in a series addressing guidance for employers on operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All 50 states are moving towards some level of reopening businesses following closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Stay-at-Home Order Blocked: TRO Issued in Bailey v. Pritzker
4.29.2020 Anne-Marie Foster Blog
Following the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, all branches of government and administrative bodies have grappled with how to address the health and economic threats posed by the virus, while staying within the bounds of their rule-making authority and powers.
COVID-19 Update: Emergency Paid Leave, FMLA Expansion and Workers’ Compensation
4.16.2020 Anne-Marie Foster Blog
Effective April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) imposed new obligations on private sector employers with less than 500 employees and covered governmental employers to provide employees with paid leave related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Update: DOL and EEOC Issue Series of FAQs to Guide Employers
3.30.2020 Anne-Marie Foster Blog
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which in part provides emergency paid sick leave and expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for COVID-19 issues, was signed into law on March 18, 2020.
In an effort to assist employees affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there has been a flurry of new legislation.
In an effort to help employers ensure they continue to maintain a safe workplace now that COVID-19 has been classified as a pandemic, OSHA recently issued Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19.