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When: Thursday, September 23, 2021     10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT Where: This is an Online Event (Zoom Link Will be Provided Upon Registration) What: Biden Administration Vaccine Mandate Speakers: Archer Partner Peter Frattarelli & Associate Ashley LeBrun Overview: On September 8, 2021, the Biden Administration announced sweeping new rules, imposing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, or weekly COVID testing, for many mid-size to large employers, as well as any company doing business with the federal government. Our experts will…
When: September 22-23, 2021 Where: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 Overview: General Counsel Conference East is the premier forum for General Counsel to learn, network, and evolve in their roles. With a focus on the in-house counsel’s perspective, sessions will tackle topics covering Strategic Leadership, Operational Efficiency, Emerging Regulatory Issues, and the growing role of GC’s as business advisors and C-suite specialists. Hear from your fellow General Counsels as they…
(Click here for printable PDF) On Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Biden announced that he is instructing the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”), specifically OSHA, to issue emergency rules requiring all employers with more than 100 employees to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or require weekly testing. OSHA has publicly stated that this requirement will affect 80 million workers in the private sector. The emergency rules from OSHA and the USDOL are anticipated…
Peter Frattarelli, Chair of Archer’s Labor and Employment Group was interviewed on New York’s talk radio, The Paul Vandenburgh Show, on the recent sexual allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. You can listen to the interview here:Part 1Part 2 The post Peter Frattarelli Interviewed on New York’s 98.7FM Talk Radio Segment “The Paul Vandenburgh Show” appeared first on Archer & Greiner.…
Peter Frattarelli, Chair of Archer’s Labor and Employment Group was interviewed on New York’s talk radio, The Paul Vandenburgh Show, on the recent sexual allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. You can listen to the interview here:Part 1Part 2 The post Peter Frattarelli Interviewed on New York’s TALK1300AM & 98.7FM Talk Radio Segment “The Paul Vandenburgh Show” appeared first on Archer & Greiner.…
Archer partner Peter L. Frattarelli was recently elected President of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties, a nonprofit organization and affiliate of the national organization that has been working for decades to provide decent, affordable housing to families. Peter is a longtime Habitat volunteer and Officer of the Board of Directors, most recently serving as Vice President. Over the past nine years, he has used his experience in…
(Click here for printable PDF) As workplaces nationwide are returning to in-person operations, two important questions have been raised about COVID-19 vaccines: (1) can employers require that their employees be vaccinated in order to return to work? and (2) can employers offer incentives to encourage employees to receive the vaccine? The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just recently issued important guidance, which updates its prior guidance and provides employers with a roadmap…
(Click here for printable PDF)   On December 31, 2020, the Family’s First Coronavirus Response Act’s (“FFCRA”) requirement that employers provide paid leave for COVID-19 related reasons officially expired. However, in the latest stimulus bill passed under the new Biden Administration, the FFCRA paid leave was further extended (until September 2021) and even expanded in scope. But, as with the prior extension, FFCRA paid leave remains a voluntary program – paid leave only…
(Click here for printable PDF) Employers nationwide are contemplating offering incentives to encourage employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a way to avoid the practical and potentially disruptive alternative of requiring employees to be vaccinated. Although it has been determined by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that requiring all employees to be vaccinated is generally legal, whether it is legal to offer incentives as an alternative is still an open question. The prevailing view…
In a world where layoffs and terminations are a possibility for any business, it is essential that employers understand some of the critical mistakes they could make when providing severance payments to employees. Here are some of the biggest ones we have seen and how to conquer them: Not having a written agreement with a release – Yes, there have been instances where an employer provides a severance payment and never required a written release…