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Author Archives: New England Biz Law Update staff

EEOC updates COVID-19 guidance

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In the wake of the federal announcement that the COVID-19 public health emergency is over, the EEOC has issued updates to its COVID-19 technical assistance. The guidance is entitled, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation ...

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Form I-9 flexibility halted by DHS

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made it easier for employers working remotely to file Form I-9. But soon that will no longer be the case. Form I-9 is used to verify the identity ...

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Tips for updating your social media policy

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In the past, it was sufficient for employers to have a simple social media policy. An employer could essentially bar employees from using company devices to post nonwork-related content on social media and mandate that work-related posts be business appropriate. ...

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NLRB: Tesla supervisors violated labor law

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Tesla supervisors at a Florida service center violated federal labor law by barring employees from talking about pay and other working conditions and bringing complaints to higher level managers, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge has ruled. In late 2021, employees ...

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