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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Motor Carrier Safety Provisions’ Impact on Employers

The Motor Carrier Safety provisions in the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will impose new obligations on employers and require new studies that, in turn, could lead to additional legislation. President Joe Biden signed the IIJA on November 15, 2021, as the manufacturing industry continues to be severely... More

Future of Washington’s Long-Term Care Tax, Fund Uncertain

With the start date of the Washington payroll tax to fund long-term care benefits for workers looming, state lawmakers are considering changes to the law even while lawsuits have been filed to modify or undo it. Most companies with Washington workers have been preparing to comply with the 2019 Washington State Long-Term Services and... More

Seattle Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance

In a growing trend of increasing workplace protections for independent contractors, the Seattle City Council has passed the “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance,” aimed at increasing pay transparency for the ever-growing gig workforce. The Ordinance goes into effect September 1, 2022. Businesses Covered The... More

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Jackson Lewis Adds Principals Christina Silva in Berkeley Heights and Jack Schaedel in Los Angeles

NEW YORK, NY (December 7, 2021) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals Christina Silva and Jack Schaedel have joined the firm, advancing the depth and breadth of its Litigation and Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations groups. Christina has almost 30... More

Eileen Keefe and Sarah McKinney Author “Philadelphia Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for All City Workers"

Eileen Keefe and Sarah McKinney author “Philadelphia Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for All City Workers,” published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article.  More

Laura Mitchell Comments on Temporary Blocking of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors

Laura Mitchell comments on a preliminary injunction blocking a federal vaccine mandate for federal contractors in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee in "What Does the Partial Blocking of the Contractor Vaccine Mandate Mean?" published by Government Executive. A subscription may be required to read the article.... More