In Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a circuit split regarding whether a party has waived its right to arbitrate. Under the test reviewed by the
Continue Reading Supreme Court Holds Waiving Arbitration Does Not Require Proof of Prejudice

On Nov. 16, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is suspending all implementation and enforcement efforts related to the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on mandatory
Continue Reading OSHA Suspends Implementation and Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate Pending Litigation

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which was signed into law on March 11, 2021, provides substantial assistance in maintaining health care coverage for individuals who may have
Continue Reading American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Provides Temporary Free COBRA Coverage for Certain Employees Affected by COVID-19

A federal court granted a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the federal government from implementing or enforcing Executive Order 13950 (“EO 13950”) on free speech and due process grounds. Government contractors
Continue Reading UPDATE: The Federal Government Cannot Implement or Enforce Executive Order 13950 Against Government Contractors or Grant Recipients

On Sept. 8, 2020, a New York federal judge struck down substantial portions of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL’s) joint employer final rule, which went into effect March 1,


Continue Reading New York Federal Judge Strikes Down DOL ‘Joint Employer’ Rule

Work stoppages and disruption of operations are consequences of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This GT Alert provides an overview of federal law regarding employee protections associated with work
Continue Reading Handling Employee Concerns and Protests During the Pandemic: Federal Law on Interference with Operations