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Law Review and Other Secondary Sources   § 23:61.Protecting vulnerable employees of COVID-19 pandemic through reasonable accommodation Employment Discrimination Law and Litigation § 23:61 10/22/2020 The EEOC issued a revised Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act guidance on March 21, 2020 updating its October 9, 2009 guidance in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The EEOC noted that the guidance does not have the force and effect of law. Nevertheless, its views are influential. The EEOC continues to...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources   ¶ 65,463 TOOLKIT ON STATE ACTIONS TO MITIGATE COVID-19 PREVALENCE IN NURSING HOMES Medicare & Medicaid Guide P 65463 10/22/2020 ¶ 65,463. CMS Release, September 22, 2020. September 2020 Version 10 This document is a compilation of actions employed by organizations, including state governments, in the United States and outlying territories to assist nursing homes in meeting the needs of nursing home residents since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic recognized in early 2020....
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Publisher's Editorial Staff Appendix 38-D. EEOC Guidance: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws Corporate Counsel's Guide to Legal Aspects of Employee Handbooks and Policies 38-D 10/22/2020 All EEOC materials related to COVID-19 are collected at www.eeoc.gov/coronavirus. The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (which include the requirement for reasonable accommodation and non-discrimination based on disability, and rules about employer...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Michael Lotito, Esq., James Paretti Jr., Esq., Ramanpreet Dheri, Esq., and Tessa Gelbman, Esq., Littler Mendelson PC COVID-19 employment lawsuits 35 No. 07 Westlaw Journal Employment 01 10/22/2020 Littler Mendelson attorneys Michael Lotito, James Paretti, Ramanpreet Dheri and Tessa Gelbman discuss the various liability claims employers have faced during the coronavirus pandemic, including wage and hour, retaliation, wrongful termination and workplace safety. Although defending against employment lawsuits has always been a part of doing...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Elizabeth Williams, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Challenges to Election and Voting Practices During COVID-19 Pandemic 54 American Law Reports ALR Federal 3d 10/22/2020 Early in the presidential election year of 2020, COVID-19, an infectious and sometimes deadly disease caused by a novel coronavirus, appeared throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Many state and local governments imposed restrictions on activities that made the spread of the disease more likely, such as large gatherings of people....
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Fern L. Kletter, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Effect of Pandemic on Release from Federal Custody 54 American Law Reports ALR Federal 3d 1 10/22/2020 The novel coronavirus has spread rampantly throughout the United States, touching off widespread infections of COVID-19. Incarcerated and detained persons live within congregate environments, heightening the potential for COVID-19 to spread once introduced. This has prompted many federal detainees and inmates to petition for release from custodial...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources   House Bill Would Direct SEC, Fed to Study Racial Gap in Stock Ownership WGL-ACCTALERT VOL 14 NO 205 10/22/2020 Summary: A House bill would direct the SEC and the Federal Reserve to conduct a joint study on the racial gap in stock ownership. The report would, among other topics, include recommendations on raising stock ownership among African-Americans and any other group less likely to own stocks, according to the bill text. By Bill Flook A House bill...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Morgan Chalfant and Brett Samuels Trump seeks to change race with final debate The Hill 10/22/2020  
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) Siobhan S. Dunnavant 2020 VA S.B. 5090 (NS) 2020 Virginia Senate Bill No. 5090, Virginia 2020 First Special Session 10/21/2020 SUMMARY: Commissioner of Health; publication of information related to COVID-19; COVID-19 indicators. Requires that for the duration of the emergency declared by the Governor in response to COVID-19, the Commissioner of Health shall make available to the public on a website maintained by the Department of Health information about confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, by week and by health district, including (i) the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19; (ii) the number of confirmed cases by age group and by race and ethnicity; and (iii) the percentage of cases that are known...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources John Bowden Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable changes' to testing language during negotiations on coronavirus stimulus The Hill 10/18/2020 Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused White House officials of making unacceptable changes" to language concerning funding for COVID-19 testing efforts in the framework of an emerging coronavirus relief deal."
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Medha D. Makhlouf, Jasmine Sandhu IMMIGRANTS AND INTERDEPENDENCE: HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC EXPOSES THE FOLLY OF THE NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE 115 Northwestern University Law Review Online 146 10/14/2020 Abstract--On February 24, 2020, just as the Trump Administration began taking significant action to prepare for an outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, it also began implementing its new public charge rule. Public charge is an immigration law that restricts the admission of certain noncitizens based on the likelihood that they will become...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources   ¶ 157-069 CREDIT SCORES HAVE NOT BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY COVID-19. Federal Banking Law Reporter. P 157-069 10/10/2020 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. August 31, 2020. CFPB special issue brief in full text. This report uses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Credit Panel (CCP) to examine the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit outcomes, including delinquencies, payment assistance, credit access, and account balances. The...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources   ¶ 47,303 SURVEY FINDS MANY WORKING PARENTS FEAR JOB LOSS, BEING PENALIZED BY EMPLOYER DURING COVID-19 - SURVEY RESULTS HR Compliance P 47303 10/10/2020 More than half of working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace during COVID-19. According to the new Catalyst-CNBC survey, The Impact of COVID-19 on Working Parents, nearly 40 percent of working parents say that their employer does not have enough benefits for parents to support blended or virtual learning amidst...
Regulations (Proposed & Adopted)   333-018-0011. Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability COVID-19 Data Reporting OAR 333-018-0011 10/10/2020 Oregon Administrative Rules Compilation|**|Chapter 333. Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division|**| Division 18. Disease Reporting
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Michelle Y. Ewert CLINIC IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS 89-OCT Journal of the Kansas Bar Association. 44 (September/October, 2020) 10/10/2020 The coronavirus pandemic has led to dramatic changes in how the legal community operates. During the spring 2020 semester, students in the Washburn Law Clinic pivoted to an almost completely online delivery of legal services. In the Washburn Law Clinic, students provide free legal services to low-income individuals, small businesses and non-profit...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Elizabeth Williams, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Challenges to Election and Voting Practices During COVID-19 Pandemic 54 American Law Reports ALR7th3d Art. 3 (Originally published in 2020) 10/10/2020 Early in the presidential election year of 2020, COVID-19, an infectious and sometimes deadly disease caused by a novel coronavirus, appeared throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Many state and local governments imposed restrictions on activities that made the spread of the disease more likely, such as large gatherings of people....
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Fern L. Kletter, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Effect of Pandemic on Release from Federal Custody 54 American Law Reports ALR7thArt. 1 (Originally published in 2020) 10/10/2020 The novel coronavirus has spread rampantly throughout the United States, touching off widespread infections of COVID-19. Incarcerated and detained persons live within congregate environments, heightening the potential for COVID-19 to spread once introduced. This has prompted many federal detainees and inmates to petition for release from custodial...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Jay M. Zitter, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Effect of Pandemic on Release from State and Local Custody 54 American Law Reports ALR7thArt. 3 (Originally published in 2020) 10/10/2020 Merely because someone is incarcerated, whether before or after trial, conviction, or sentencing, does not mean that prison authorities have the right to expose them to deadly dangers. But this is exactly what many prisoners claim is happening when they are forced to remain in jail despite the grave and overwhelming dangers of the COVID-19...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Tal Axelrod Trump rallies supporters at White House in first event since COVID-19 diagnosis The Hill 10/10/2020 President Trump rallied his supporters at the White House Saturday in the first public event hes held since he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted ) Sumter, Shavonda E.,Jimenez, Angelica M.,Carter, Linda S., Co-Sponsor(s): Caputo, Ralph R.,Wimberly, Benjie E.,Jasey, Mila M.,Chiaravalloti, Nicholas,Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina,McKeon, John F.,Lopez, Yvonne,Swain, Lisa,Tully, P. Christopher,Tucker, Cleopat 2020 NJ A.B. 4004 (NS) 2020 New Jersey Assembly Bill No. 4004, New Jersey Two Hundred Nineteenth Legislature - First Annual Session 10/8/2020 Establishes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities.* Second Reprint ASSEMBLY, No. 4004 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 219th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED MAY 4, 2020 Sponsored by: Assemblywoman SHAVONDA E. SUMTER District 35 (Bergen and Passaic) Assemblywoman ANGELICA M. JIMENEZ District 32 (Bergen and Hudson) Assemblywoman LINDA S. CARTER District 22 (Middlesex, Somerset and Union) Co-Sponsored by: Assemblymen Caputo, Wimberly, Assemblywoman Jasey, Assemblyman Chiaravalloti, Assemblywoman Reynolds-Jackson, Assemblyman McKeon, Assemblywomen Lopez,...
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted ) Cunningham, Sandra B., Co-Sponsor(s): 2020 NJ S.B. 2410 (NS) 2020 New Jersey Senate Bill No. 2410, New Jersey Two Hundred Nineteenth Legislature - First Annual Session 10/8/2020 Establishes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities.* First Reprint SENATE, No. 2410 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 219th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED MAY 7, 2020 Sponsored by: Senator SANDRA B. CUNNINGHAM District 31 (Hudson) SYNOPSIS Establishes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities. CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT As reported by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on October 8, 2020, with amendments. An Act establishing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force...
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted ) Siobhan S. Dunnavant 2020 VA S.B. 5090 (NS) 2020 Virginia Senate Bill No. 5090, Virginia 2020 First Special Session 10/7/2020 Commissioner of Health; publication of information related to COVID-19; COVID-19 indicators. Requires that for the duration of the emergency declared by the Governor in response to COVID-19, the Commissioner of Health shall make available to the public on a website maintained by the Department of Health information about confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, by week and by health district, including (i) the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19; (ii) the number of confirmed cases by age group and by race and ethnicity; and (iii) the percentage of cases that are known...
Law Review and Other Secondary Sources Max Greenwood COVID-19, text messages roil North Carolina Senate race The Hill 10/5/2020 The Senate race in North Carolina has entered a volatile new phase, as both Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Democrat Cal Cunningham confront crises that threaten to upend a contest that could determine control of the Senate in November.
Law Review and Secondary Sources   ¶ 102-828 CREDIT SCORES HAVE NOT BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY COVID-19. Bank Compliance Guide 102-828 10/1/2020 ¶ 102-828 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. August 31, 2020. CFPB special issue brief in full text. This report uses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Credit Panel (CCP) to examine the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit outcomes, including delinquencies, payment assistance, credit access, and account...
Law Review and Secondary Sources   ¶ 157-069 CREDIT SCORES HAVE NOT BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY COVID-19. Federal Banking Law Reporter P 157-069 10/1/2020 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ¶ 157-069. August 31, 2020. CFPB special issue brief in full text. This report uses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Credit Panel (CCP) to examine the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit outcomes, including delinquencies, payment assistance, credit access, and account...
Law Review and Secondary Sources Jay M. Zitter, J.D. COVID-19 Related Litigation: Effect of Pandemic on Release from State and Local Custody 54 American Law Reports ALR7th 3 (Originally published in 2020) 10/1/2020 Merely because someone is incarcerated, whether before or after trial, conviction, or sentencing, does not mean that prison authorities have the right to expose them to deadly dangers. But this is exactly what many prisoners claim is happening when they are forced to remain in jail despite the grave and overwhelming dangers of the COVID-19...
Law Review and Secondary Sources Ugochi Anaebere-Nicholson EVICTIONS IN A COVID-19 WORLD 62-OCT Orange County Lawyer 32 10/1/2020 COVID-19 has completely changed the landlord-tenant relationship, as the lack of a coordinated federal and state response to evictions has left many tenants to twist in the wind as they and their advocates brace for an unprecedented number of evictions. Even as Public Law Center and the courthouses transitioned to new working environments,...
Law Review and Secondary Sources Mike Lillis and Scott Wong House approves $2.2T COVID-19 relief bill as White House talks stall The Hill 10/1/2020 House Democrats on Thursday approved a massive, $2.2 trillion package of coronavirus relief, lending political cover to party centrists in tough races while putting fresh pressure on Senate Republicans to move another round of emergency aid before the coming elections.
Law Review and Secondary Sources Aaron J. Burstein PRIVACY AND DATA USE IN U.S. GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO COVID-19 34-SUM Antitrust 41 10/1/2020 What gets measured gets done. --Anonymous DATA ABOUT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE INFECTED with coronavirus and those who have been in contact with them is essential to fighting COVID-19. There is no serious dispute that the government--particularly the state and local authorities that have been responsible for administering stay-at-home orders and other...
Regulations (Proposed & Adopted)   2020 NY REG TEXT 552500 (NS)   9/30/2020 To provide flexibility for certain regulatory requirements in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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