Legislature authorizes exemptions to employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates


Brian Skinner COVID-19, Employers, Government & Policy, Legislation, Workforce
COVID-19

By Brian Skinner, Esq. Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of vaccines critical to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. After determining the vaccines met applicable statutory standards and the agency’s specific safety and efficacy standards, the FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the vaccines under Section …Read More

The Federal Government Releases Tips For Secure Teleworking


Brian Skinner COVID-19, Information Technology, Workforce

  Route Fifty — By Aaron Boyd, Senior Editor, Nextgov — October 5, 2020 The mass teleworking required by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is creating new cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exacerbating old ones. In response, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a quick guide to help organizations address these issues at every level. The guide is broken into …Read More

The Impact of COVID-19 on Working Women and Policies that Might Promote Gender Equality in the Labor Market


Brian Skinner Government & Policy, Policies, Women, Workforce

By Brian Skinner, Esq. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended work and home life for everyone, but women in particular have carried the largest share of the burden. A recent article in the NY Times highlights the heavier domestic burden borne by women caused by the pandemic. Including, the fact that they are more likely to lose …Read More

Ohio Legislature Considers Bill to Provide Health Care Providers, Businesses and Schools with Liability Protections


Brian Skinner COVID-19, Legislation, Ohio, Workforce

By Brian Skinner, Esq. On June 30, 2020, the Ohio Senate passed a substitute bill for H.B. 606 passed by the House on May 28, 2020. The Senate amendments substantially rewrite the House bill by including many of the provisions of S.B. 308 passed by the Senate on June 3, 2020. The bill grants temporary …Read More

Report: Bailey Is First Woman To Lead Judicial Association | WVPB https://www.wvpublic.org/government/2022-01-17/report-bailey-is-first-woman-to-lead-judicial-association

Beach will seek seat on Mon County Commission | 104.5 FM & 1440 AM | The Voice of Morgantown | Morgantown, WV http://wajr.com/beach-will-seek-seat-on-mon-county-commission/

Lawsuit questions if state overrode local control to benefit specific hotel project - WV MetroNews https://wvmetronews.com/2022/01/16/lawsuit-questions-if-state-overrode-local-control-to-benefit-specific-hotel-project/

Session’s First Week Was A Notable One | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer https://www.theintelligencer.net/opinion/local-columns/2022/01/sessions-first-week-was-a-notable-one/

West Virginia, worst in the nation on bridges, gets $500 million to improve them - WV MetroNews https://wvmetronews.com/2022/01/16/west-virginia-worst-in-the-nation-on-bridges-gets-500-million-to-improve-them/

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