November 2020 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS CDC Modifies Guidance on Essential Workers Exposed to COVID-19: Working is “a Last Resort.” Back in April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidance that permitted workers in critical infrastructure industries to continue working after exposure […]

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OFCCP Update for Government Contractors.

Continuing on with a busy year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has engaged in additional actions of interest to government contractors and subcontractors. The OFCCP has issued a final rule, setting forth the procedures it uses to resolve claims of potential discrimination and other legal violations. There are […]

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Employee’s Own Perception of Her Performance Is Not Determinative, and What Is An Adverse Employment Action, Anyway?

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reaffirmed the principle that an employee’s subjective perception of her own performance does not support a discrimination claim, while also providing guidance on the types of actions that are or are not adverse employment actions necessary to establish a discrimination claim. […]

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