Blog Post
By Garrett P. Buttrey and Jason Tremblay

The trickle-down effects of the Supreme Court’s endorsement of employee arbitration agreements in 2018 continue to inform judicial opinions across the country, most recently being used to invalidate a New Jersey prohibition of prospective jury trial waivers in workplace discrimination cases.

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.