Blog Post
By Alexander Reich and Jason Tremblay

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the highly anticipated American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which provides additional measures to stimulate the economy and provide taxpayers with relief from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to direct stimulus payments to eligible citizens, the Act provides a number of employment-related measures of which employers should be aware.

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By Robert L. Duston and Angella N. Middleton

In President Biden’s March 11, 2021 speech, he urged everyone to “stay vigilant” against the virus even as more vaccines are rolled out. The same applies to employers. Three recent developments—an employee lawsuit challenging mandatory vaccinations, new CDC guidance for those vaccinated, and a new OSHA enforcement program—all emphasize the uncertainties employers will continue to face through the spring and summer.    

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By Daniel Altchek and Carolyn A. Pellegrini

The roller coaster ride for private colleges and universities seeking a final determination on whether student workers—including graduate assistants—have the right to unionize may not be over yet.