The Practical Employment Law Podcast

Labor & Employment Law Update - Week of 7/26/21

July 30, 2021 Mark Chumley Episode 17
The Practical Employment Law Podcast
Labor & Employment Law Update - Week of 7/26/21
Show Notes

In this   episode, recent cases and news from the world of Labor & Employment Law will be discussed, including:

COVID-19 and Masks: - The CDC has issued new guidance for vaccinated individuals - what does this mean for employers? 

The CDC COVID-19 Tracker is here: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view

Mandatory Vaccination Policies - The U.S. Department of Justice has issued an opinion on the meaning of the Emergency Use Authorization status of COVID-19 vaccines, which has formed the basis for some challenges to employers’ mandatory vaccination policies.

Race Discrimination - In Miller v. Brightkey, Inc., an employee raised a concern about another employees online activity and when he did not receive an immediate response, followed up with a company wide email about the issues.

In Threat v. City of Cleveland, a supervisor attempted to “promote diversity” by moving employees between shifts based on race.

Disability discrimination - In Collins v. American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Council 962, an employee’s disability discrimination claims based on a mental health issue were bolstered by a supervisor’s comments about another employees health issues.

Listen in to find out what happened with these issues and how your business can avoid problems.

Comments or questions: Contact Mark Chumley at [email protected] or visit www.kmklaw.com

Music :

Jamming with Leon by texasradiofish (c) copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/61983 Ft: Scomber