It’s #WorkforceWednesday! We invite you to watch the week’s top workforce management and employment law news, and read about the most significant developments impacting employers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: A Balancing Act for Employers (Video)

Death tolls from the coronavirus outbreak continue to rise. International employers, especially, are wondering what to do now. Susan Gross Sholinsky discusses the best practices for balancing employee interests. Read more.

Mandatory Vaccination Requirements

Health care employers must prioritize patient safety when facing threats from viruses in their workplace. Now is the time to review your mandatory vaccination policies. Remember to allow for reasonable accommodations and engage in an interactive process.

Is the #MeToo Movement Over? (Video)

According to The New York Times, over 200 executives have been ousted since 2017, leaving some wondering – is #MeToo over? Far from it. This dynamic, macro-equity movement has led to numerous workplace regulations that encompass broader pay equity and diversity and inclusion efforts. Privileged pay equity audits are one proactive tool.

Is the #MeToo Movement Over? - Employment Law This Week® - Trending News

Other Highlights

Paid Leave Guidance

  • The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released new guidance on reimbursement for qualified paid leave plans.
  • Regulations implementing New Jersey’s Earned Sick Leave Law have now been codified. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s responses to comments on the regulations illuminate how the agency interprets the new law. Read more.

Time Is Ticking

New York businesses have less than 40 days to implement compliant information security programs. The “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” (SHIELD Act) goes into effect March 21.

About Employment Law This Week

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