4 employment law lessons from the Olympic Village

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4 employment law lessons from the Olympic Village

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Proposed legislation would provide an additional $60B to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund grant program

Monday, August 2, 2021

On July 20, new legislation was introduced that, if enacted, will amend the American Rescue Plan to provide additional appropriations for, and oversight of, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The ENTREE Act would provide $60 billion to the RFF paid for by rescinding money from unspent Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and state and local funds within the American Rescue Plan.

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Courtney G. Tito Recognized by Florida Bar as Board Certified Attorney in Health Law

Friday, July 30, 2021

McDonald Hopkins is proud to congratulate Courtney G. Tito, a Member in our West Palm Beach office, on achieving recognition by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified attorney in Health Law (effective August 1, 2021). 

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McDonald Hopkins welcomes Lauren E. Rygg to Business Department and Mergers and Acquisitions Team

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Lauren E. Rygg has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC in Chicago as an associate in the Business Department, adding her experience to the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions team. 

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Biden's Executive Order encourages review of the use of noncompete clauses but stops short of proposing a ban

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Rather than proposing a ban on non-compete clauses, President Joe Biden's July 9, 2021, Executive Order encourages the FTC to consider using its authority to curtail the unfair use of non-compete clauses. Given this and recent activity at the state level, it is critical that employers ensure they have appropriate and enforceable restrictive covenants in place.

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To mandate or not to mandate? That is the vaccine question

Thursday, July 29, 2021

To mandate or not to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine is not a decision that any employer should take lightly. For those employers contemplating a vaccine mandate, we've compiled seven issues to consider, including obligations to employees who can't be vaccinated, whether you can require proof of vaccination, and what to expect when mandating the vaccine. 

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The Wild West of name, image, and likeness: NIL roll-out update

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Part 3 in the series "The Wild West of name, image, and likeness: Be prepared when the dust settles" looks at the organized chaos that has followed the change in century-old NCAA guidelines that now allow student athletes to profit from their name, image, and likeness. Further complicating the situation is that various states have passed their own unique laws outlawing schools from prohibiting athletes from financially benefiting from NIL, outside of school activities.

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Companies must adapt as investors' increased emphasis on ESG proves these new standards are here to stay

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The for-profit sector is once again prioritizing environmental, social and governance issues as concerns over the pandemic ease. Driven by demands from internal and external stakeholders, as well as the desire to compete for top employees, ESG-themed funds in the U.S. added $8 billion in the first two months of 2021, nearly matching all of 2019.

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4 employment law lessons from the Olympic Village

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Olympics are a flaming cauldron of employment law issues. Miriam Rosen, Chair of McDonald Hopkins' Labor and Employment Practice, provides insight on four lessons that can be learned from the games, ranging from ADA accommodations for mental health and substance abuse policies, to maternity leave and equal pay.

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Illinois enacts telehealth parity bill

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

On July 22, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a telehealth coverage and payment parity bill that will permanently expand access to and coverage for telehealth services.  

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Healthcare providers impacted by waiver rollback after Florida emergency order expires

Friday, July 23, 2021

Now that the executive order declaring a public health emergency in Florida has lapsed with no grace period for transition and little fanfare to alert those affected, healthcare providers should be on the lookout as their practices may be severely impacted by the unceremonious end to the PHE and the effect on relevant waivers.

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