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EEOC Updates Guidance on Pandemic-Related Discrimination Against Caregivers

The EEOC released guidance on caregiver discrimination with pandemic-related examples of stereotypes and scenarios employers should avoid.
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Employers with Illegal Non-Competes Face New Criminal Penalties in March

In March, Colorado employers will be subject to new criminal penalties, including up to 120 days in jail, for illegal non-compete agreements.
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Legal Departments Expect to Hire More Attorneys and Face Data Privacy, M&A Challenges in...

A new survey reveals corporate legal departments expect to hire more attorneys and outsource more work in 2022 compared to last year.
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Legal Organizations Can Combat Industry Burn Out, Turnover with an ‘Inclusify’ Approach

Firms can “inclusify” their organizations to increase attorney well-being and address turnover and burnout in the legal industry.
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Survey Shows Growth in Corporate Counsel Pay, but ‘Ceiling Remains Hard to Reach’

A recent Above the Law survey shows corporate counsel compensation has risen overall, but few in-house attorneys break $400,000 in base pay.
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Employers Should Prepare for OSHA ETS, Though Court Battles Continue

A federal appeals court recently reinstated OSHA’s vaccine-or-test rule, but employers now have an extra month to comply.
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Jury Sides with Sherman & Howard Client in Employment Discrimination Case

Two Sherman & Howard attorneys successfully defended a client against discrimination and retaliation claims in a jury trial last month.
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Colorado Adopts Farmworker Overtime Rules

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment adopted the state's first overtime rules for agricultural workers earlier this week.
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White House Announces Details of OSHA, Health Care Worker Vaccine Rules

The Biden administration on Thursday announced the details of a new OSHA rule requiring workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID.
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Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Among Top Concerns for Corporate Counsel

A survey of chief legal officers shows cybersecurity, compliance concerns and data privacy are the top issues facing businesses.