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January 18, 2022
On January 12, 2020, Cal/OSHA released an updated Frequently Asked Questions that provides much-needed clarity to Cal/OSHA’s “new” ETS COVID-19 guidelines.
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January 13, 2022
As we predicted, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling blocking the enforcement of federal OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccinate-or-testing mandates for large employers. In short, the Court has determined that the federal OSHA rules are illegal as they exceed the scope of powers that Congress delegated (granted) to OSHA.
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January 13, 2022
In this first of a two-part series, MNK Law explains how internal investigations are an important tool for responding to complaints or incidents of suspected workplace misconduct.
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January 12, 2022
Last Friday (January 7, 2022), the United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) heard challenges to the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 rules for large employers and healthcare workers. The arguments lodged in favor of—and against—the rules are complex and interesting in their own right, but readers are most interested in knowing how and when the Court will issue a ruling on the rules. 
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January 6, 2022
People often wonder how they can transfer a title in real estate from one person or an entity to another. The issue arises because real estate is unmovable and cannot be physically handed over to another person or entity.
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January 5, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) recently revised its guidance surrounding the length of time persons must isolate after testing positive for COVID-19 and the quarantine period for those who were exposed to the virus.
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December 23, 2021
As the New Year approaches, so do new proposed federal laws. After the New Year, employers should be on the lookout for the following: 1. Proposal to Raise the FLSA Exempt Salary Level 2. Revisions to NLRB Joint-Employer Rule
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December 21, 2021
COVID-19 laws are changing rapidly and unpredictably. This past Friday, December 17, 2021, a federal court in Ohio surprisingly reversed a nationwide injunction against federal OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccinate-or-testing mandate for large employers (i.e., employers with 100 or more employees). Thus, effective last Friday, the federal OSHA rules (the “Rules”) are back in effect.
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December 17, 2021
In the ever-changing flurry of COVID-19 laws, Cal/OSHA “re-adopted” its COVID-19 ETS rules while implementing critical changes to the same.
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December 16, 2021
Employers may be surprised to learn that the law protects their employee’s hair and hairstyles—at least sometimes. Enacted in 2019, California’s CROWN Act (which stands for “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair”) prohibits employers from discriminating against job applicants and employees based on their hairstyle or texture—such as braids, locks, and twists.

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