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Fisher Broyles Firm blog

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Fisher Broyles Firm blog

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Employers Considering Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Programs, We Have a FREE Webinar For You

The other day, we told you that – holy cow! – the FDA approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for folks 16 and up—it’s no longer for emergency use only. Anticipating a spike in employers mandating workplace COVID-19 vaccines, we discussed an employer’s top concerns and considerations. If you missed it, you can read it here.…
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Employer Tools In the Fight Against COVID-19: Paid COVID-19 Vaccine and Sick Leave

As the Delta variant surges, and “breakthrough” infections become more commonplace, employers may want to revisit the concept of providing paid sick leave. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people infected with the Delta variant can transmit it to others, according to CDC guidance here. In fact, “[t]he greatest risk of…
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What Does The New CDC Guidance Mean For Your Business?

It depends, as per usual in the employment space. The latest mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced last week that fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks or social distance indoors, with some exceptions. Business leaders, eager to get the workforce back at work, rejoiced. But not so…
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Flexibility Is Key To “Coaxing” Workers Back to the Office

Reading “They Want You Back In the Office, How to coax corporate America to return to work?” on Sunday, I thought to myself “oh good, this will address incentives and COVID-19 vaccines, the provision of paid sick leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and, of course, ideas on flexibility to coax back…
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So What Does The New CDC Guidance Really Say?

BIG news yesterday! No, I’m not talking about Oprah’s Sunday tell-all interview. (But did you see that??) Rather, yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a clear and succinct guidance document yesterday about what fully vaccinated folks can do now and what remains the same despite the growing disbursement of the COVID-19…
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Offering COVID-19 Vaccines At Work? Read This First.

Thanks to my privacy law partner Marty Robins, this morning, I read in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) this morning that some large employers have received permission from public health authorities to administer COVID-19 vaccines to their employees in-house. Efficient, I thought. Vaccination in the workplace helps remove transit and time-off challenges for hourly workers,…
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A COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit For Employers of Essential Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued a new guidance document yesterday aimed at employers of essential workers—a COVID-19 vaccine communication toolbox. Who is an “essential” worker? Essential workers do the important work. They maintain the country’s daily needed services and functions. Examples include police officers, firefighters, and people working in education, child…
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ICYMI—Two Lawyers Talk COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns, New DOL Bulletins, And Looking Toward 2021

Yesterday, my esteemed law partner Eric Meyer got together for lunch with about 200 of you, including my Dad, to talk about some employment law things on our mind. Neither of us get out much, clearly. Guest-starring on Eric’s YouTube blog was certainly the highlight of my week! But ICYMI, we started off with the…
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Employers Encounter Employee Turkey Travel Plans

How should businesses handle employee travel for Thanksgiving? This is a year unlike any other. We have a worldwide pandemic competing with employees swarming airports to be with their families who live in other states despite guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention imploring folks not to travel this year. My #emplaw @FisherBroyles…
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Employee in Quarantine? Or Caring For A Child Whose School Is Closed? Calculating FFCRA Leave Can Be Hard.

The U.S. Department of Labor agreed, and decided to make leave times and payment easier to calculate for employers subject to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) with a handy chart. Wait, Do I Have To Provide FFCRA Leave? Don’t know if you, employer, have to comply with FFCRA? Let’s answer these simple questions:…
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RICHARD COHEN
Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States.

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AMY EPSTEIN GLUCK
Amy Epstein Gluck has represented individuals and corporate clients in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and various federal district courts for more than twenty years. Ms. Epstein Gluck’s current practice areas include employment law—advising on and drafting employment agreements; handling employment negotiations, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, “wrongful terminations” and other EEO matters; representation at the EEOC level; advising employers about discrimination laws and how to remain in compliance, and employment negotiations.

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