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What You Need to Know About Returning to Work During COVID-19: A Guide for U.S. Employers and Employees

As businesses reopen and employees continue to return to workplaces this summer and fall, employers are rightfully concerned with how to best manage workplace safety and their legal and other obligations to employees—their most valuable assets. Below, we provide a general overview of the guidance and laws that are implicated....

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Heidi Reavis and Nicole Page Discuss the State of Reality TV Production Amid Covid-19 with Yahoo! Entertainment

Since Covid-19 halted production in every corner of the entertainment industry, reality television has been quickly trying to figure out how to adapt production for their next seasons to be safe amid ongoing transmission concerns. Following industry developments, Yahoo! Entertainment reported in an article on June 26, “The future of...

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Mark H. Moore Shares Legal Insight on Universities’ Decisions About Who Gets to Teach Remotely Amidst Pandemic-Related Health Concerns

As colleges and universities make decisions about returning to the classroom in the fall, professors with health concerns, or with family members with health concerns, still face uncertainty about who will get approved to teach remotely and who won’t. On June 22, The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article...

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Non-Competes in the Time of COVID-19

Jane Smith was a senior product developer at a global technology company. In early 2020, she was recruited by a rival tech company for a high-level management position at double the salary. Unfortunately, Jane’s first employer is headquartered in STATE, whose non-compete laws diminish her ability to advance elsewhere. Non-compete...

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Bloomberg Law Publishes Ethan Krasnoo’s Article Analyzing Defamation and Covid-19 Transmission Accusations

As businesses begin to reopen, defamation-related questions await both employers and employees. Can a claim for defamation be successfully brought against an employee falsely claiming another employee has contracted Covid-19? How about if an employee falsely alleges that an employer did not take adequate measures to protect its employees from...

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