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United States: Unemployment Insurance System Update, Part I: Is Comprehensive Reform Coming? - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 28, 2021, President Joe Biden unveiled a proposal to permanently expand unemployment benefits in his most recent economic package, the American Families Plan.
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United States: Unemployment Insurance Update (Beltway Buzz, May 14, 2021) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Unemployment Insurance Update. Late last week, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report showing that the nonfarm economy added only 266,000 jobs...
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United States: Montana Enacts New Law Making Vaccination Status A Protected Class And Limiting Inquiries Into Immunization Status - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 7, 2021, Montana governor Greg Gianforte signed into law Montana House Bill 702, under which Montana became the first jurisdiction...
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United States: Unemployment Insurance System Update, Part II: States Opting Out Of Federal Unemployment Benefits - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Since the beginning of May 2021, multiple states have announced their intent to opt out of enhanced federal unemployment benefits.
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United States: Inspector General's Findings Introduce New Pressures On MSHA Enforcement - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Inspector General (OIG) found "significant weaknesses" in the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) overall management of the process of issuing, terminating, modifying, and abating violations.
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United States: Wisconsin Legislature Expressly Authorizes Electronic Tip Declarations - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Like the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, Wisconsin law allows hospitality employers to pay certain tipped employees less than the minimum wage with the understanding that the tips they receive will cover the difference.
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United States: Federal Judge Dismisses Wife's COVID-19 Tort Suit Against Husband's Employer - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 10, 2021, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a lawsuit filed by the wife of a construction worker.
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United States: U.S. Embassy In Moscow Announces Significant Reduction Of Consular Services - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

U.S. Embassy Moscow recently announced plans to reduce its consular workforce by 75 percent and significantly reduce its consular services. The announcement comes in response...
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Brush fire burns more than 100 acres in Pacific Palisades

A brush burned more than 100 acres in the Pacific Palisades area near Topanga State Park on Saturday after igniting late Friday evening, fire officials said. While residents reported seeing large plumes of smoke, no evacuations were ordered by authorities, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. Even so, as the fire continued to burn in the direction of Topanga, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department asked residents living along Cheney Ranch and Entrada roads to prepare for a p...
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Mexico: Mexico's COVID-19 Traffic Light Monitoring System: News For May 10–23, 2021 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

or the sixth consecutive two-week COVID-19 reporting period, none of Mexico's 32 states are in red traffic light status, the most stringent of the nation's four-tiered monitoring system designed to ...
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United States: Preparing To Comply With The NCAA's New Sexual Violence Policy - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

It has been nearly one full year since the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) expanded its campus sexual violence policy...
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Worldwide: Biden Administration Extends U.S.-Mexico And U.S.-Canada COVID-19 Border Restrictions Through May 21, 2021 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 19, 2021, the Biden administration extended travel restrictions along the land ports of entry between the United States and Canada and the United States and Mexico through May 21, 2021.
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United States: Delays Persist At U.S. Consulates Worldwide, Even In Wake Of Biden Administration's Lifting Of Various Visa Suspensions - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On March 31, 2021, the Trump administration's Proclamation 10052, which had suspended the entry of certain H-1B, H-2B, J, and L nonimmigrant visa holders...
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United States: Global Solutions, Flash Briefing: Argentina Permits Employers To Require Vaccinated Employees To Return To The Workplace (Podcast) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

In this Global Solutions flash briefing, Carlos Colón-Machargo discusses Argentina's recent joint resolution allowing employers to require certain vaccinated employees...
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United States: Alabama Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana: Roll Tide! (And A Joint?) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 6, 2021, the Alabama legislature approved a medical marijuana legalization bill. Senate Bill (SB) 46, more commonly known as the Darren Wesley ‘Ato' Hall Compassion Act, will now...
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United States: Cal/OSHA Proposes Sweeping Changes To Its COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On November 30, 2020, California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, more commonly known as Cal/OSHA, adopted COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards...
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United States: USCIS To Suspend Biometrics Requirement For Certain Nonimmigrant Dependent Applications - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 3, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) acting associate director of the Service Center Operations Directorate, Connie L. Nolan, indicated in a court filing that USCIS is finalizing a policy.
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United States: DOL Rescinds Independent Contractor Rule (Beltway Buzz, May 7, 2021) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a regulation rescinding its independent contractor rule, which was finalized on January 7, 2021, but never went into effect.
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Scotland's papers: Sturgeon's indyref2 vow and Stewart makes history

The SNP's fourth consecutive Holyrood election victory dominates the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.
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United States: COVID-19 And The Form I-9: Preparing For The End Of Remote Document Verification - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authorized U.S. employers with employees who are taking physical proximity precautions...
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Dodgers will start Clayton Kershaw on short rest Saturday

ANAHEIM — Clayton Kershaw won’t have to wait long to put the shortest start of his career behind him. The Dodgers will start Kershaw on just three days’ rest on Saturday night against the Angels. The left-hander became an option to fill a vacancy in the starting rotation created by Dustin May’s season-ending injury when he lasted just one inning in Chicago on Tuesday. “I think it was just kind of what happened his last start,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. “Just feeling he could get back ou...
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United States: The New York HERO Act: What Employers Need To Know - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Echoing his mantra of building back better, on May 5, 2021, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act...
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United States: South Carolina Governor Signs Liability Shield Legislation Into Law - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

As expected, on April 28, 2021, Governor Henry McMaster signed the "South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act" (Senate Bill 147) into law. The act, which provides protection...
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United States: California Public Health Department Does Away With Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated And Asymptomatic Workers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 3, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released updated public health recommendations advising that fully vaccinated non-healthcare workers can refrain from quarantining...
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United States: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Invalidates No-Hire Provision In Service Contract - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently held unenforceable a no-hire provision in a service contract between a logistics company and a trucking firm.
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Mexico: Mexican Labor Law Amendment Abolishes Outsourcing Of Personnel - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 23, 2021, an amendment to the Mexican Labor Law was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation.
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United States: Biden Administration Issues Restrictions On Travel From India - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 30, 2021, the Biden administration issued a proclamation that implements restrictions for travelers from India, due to concerns regarding COVID-19.
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Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
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United States: Marijuana Laws Affecting The Workplace: Tools Employers Can Use To Stay Ahead During High Times - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

s Judge Richard A. Licht (quoting a slightly more famous source) said in a 2017 court opinion: "I get high with a little help from my friends." Four years later, employers may be asking themselves ..
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United States: Biden Releases American Families Plan (Beltway Buzz, April 30, 2021) - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Biden Releases American Families Plan. This week, the White House released an outline of its American Families Plan, which is being touted as the second phase of the administration's infrastructure...
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