By Karla Grossenbacher and Jean Wilson

Seyfarth Synopsis: The EEOC has updated its Technical Assistance Guidance (“Updated Guidance”) related to COVID-19 and, in particular, what employers are permitted to do with respect to vaccination programs and incentives for employees to get vaccinated. The EEOC’s Guidance was prepared prior to the CDC’s updated guidance for fully

By: Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Ian MorrisonBrett Bartlett, and Kerry Friedrichs

Seyfarth Synopsis: Please join us on Tuesday, February 23rd for the 17th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report webinar! Register now to secure your spot and review the workplace class action developments of 2020 and what employers should expect for

By Matthew J. Gagnon and Benjamin I. Han

Seyfarth Synopsis: Pending federal bill H.R. 7, titled the Paycheck Fairness Act, could import into federal law some significant changes that have already been enacted in a few states around the country. If enacted, it could significantly alter (some would say eliminate) a key affirmative defense of

Part Three: Employee Resource Groups

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern

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Implementing Employee Resource Groups (ERG) and/or Affinity groups are one commonly used strategy that employers use to enhance a culture of belonging. ERGs provide a framework through which people of similar backgrounds, cultures, and interests come together to

By: Shireen Wetmore, Ann Marie Zaletel, Chantelle Egan, and Kerry Friedrichs

Seyfarth Synopsis: Many employers are asking whether they need to provide documentation to employees performing work during a shelter-in-place or similar order and increasingly, employees are demanding such documentation.  Should employers provide documentation to employees that explains their status as supporting

By: Anne Dana, Shireen Wetmore, and Chantelle Egan

Increasing fears about community spread of COVID-19 have caused a growing number of states and other localities to issue orders requiring those who are traveling to or returning to the state from out-of-state or specific “hot-spots” to quarantine for up to 14 days.

The goal

By Jennifer L. Mora

On Monday, March 23, 2020, the United States Department of Transportation issued guidance for DOT-regulated employers, employees, and their service agents that might be facing challenges in meeting the department’s drug and alcohol testing requirements due to the pandemic. The guidance, which can be found here, serves to “provid[e] maximum

By Robert A. Fisher, James M. Hlawek and Michael E. Steinberg

Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 27, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that, under Massachusetts law, a terminated employee asserting a claim for being deprived of lost compensation in breach of the implied covenant of good

By Robert A. Fisher, James M. Hlawek and Michael E. Steinberg

 Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 27, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that, under Massachusetts law, a terminated employee asserting a claim for being deprived of lost compensation in breach of the implied covenant of good faith and