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NYU Labor Center Webinar: Re-Training America for the Future of Work

Proskauer partner Paul Salvatore will be participating in the NYU Labor Center Webinar: Re-Training America for the Future of Work. The webinar will take place virtually on Thursday, December 3rd from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT. Leaders in government, academia and industry will explore policies needed to enhance the skills of workers to meet … Continue Reading

The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 on Trade Secrets Annual Meeting 2020, Online

John Barry will be participating in The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 on Trade Secrets (WG12) Annual Meeting. The conference will take place virtually from Monday, November 9 to Tuesday, November 10 from 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET each day. This meeting will advance WG12’s first set of commentary drafting team efforts towards non-partisan … Continue Reading

New York Court Dismisses Amazon Workers’ COVID-19 Health and Safety Claims

On November 2, 2020, the Eastern District of New York issued a notable decision regarding an employer’s compliance with federal and state public health law during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not the only case of its kind during the pandemic, and we certainly don’t expect that it will be the last as employers should … Continue Reading

DC Paid Voting Leave Law Funded in Time for Election Day

Quick Hit: As we previously reported, earlier this year District of Columbia enacted the Leave to Vote Amendment Act of 2020 (the “Act”) which grants all D.C. employees two hours of paid leave to vote in person.  Although the Act was signed into law on April 27, 2020, its enactment was subject to the measure … Continue Reading

[Podcast]: OFCCP Opens Hotline for Complaints of Race and Sex Stereotyping in Workplace Training

In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partners Harris Mufson and Guy Brenner discuss the Trump administration’s recent Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, which restricts the concepts that government contractors can include in their employee diversity and awareness training programs.  It also imposes certain penalties and sanctions, including debarment for failure to comply. Tune … Continue Reading

[Podcast]: Recent Developments on California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law

In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partner Harris Mufson and associate Phil Lebel discuss recent legal developments in California, specifically a new supplemental paid sick leave law and coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure notification requirements. Tune in as we discuss steps employers can take to ensure compliance with these new requirements. Listen to the podcast.  … Continue Reading

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