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Sep
27

More about the Biden vaccine mandate

Several weeks ago, I suggested that you stay tuned for the latest developments—that we wouldn’t know much about the Biden vaccine mandate until we had actually read any Presidential executive orders. Well, we can now read two of these:

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Sep
10

News of forthcoming OSHA vaccine mandate swirling in employment law circles

Update: See this blog post.

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Aug
03

Federal contractor personnel must "attest to" COVID-19 vaccination

Federal contractors need to watch this issue very closely. The White House hasn’t released a copy of the official Presidential executive order, but only a fact sheet. So we can’t tell you all the ramifications of this order—except to say that it can be a mine field for employers. So far, two critical issues haven’t been addressed:

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Apr
29

Update on worker classification: employee or independent contractor?

On May 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule withdrawing the Trump independent contractor rule.

In the waning days of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new final regulation about classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors. The announcement indicated the regulation would take effect on March 8, 2021.

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Apr
27

New mandatory minimum wage required for Government contractors

On April 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring Federal Government contractors to pay at least $15 an hour to certain employees. The order will go into effect on January 30, 2022.

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