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This Resource Center provides guidance and addresses questions about legal and business concerns arising from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A cross-disciplinary team of BakerHostetler attorneys publish useful information about the fast-changing environment and about actions businesses may, or must, lawfully take to address a number of issues to protect employees and business operations.

We are committed to providing companies with consistent, frequent and transparent communication regarding COVID-19.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of our attorneys to help navigate you through this global medical crisis.

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Employment Law Spotlight
UPDATE: Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate in Flux
By Marc A. Antonetti
November 5, 2021
The federal contractor vaccine mandate (Executive Order 14042), which we first reported on in September both here and here, apparently will be delayed. Facing industry resistance, multiple lawsuits, and vaccination and accommodation...
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Employment Law Spotlight
Update on the NY HERO Act: What the NY COVID-19 Worker Protection Law Means for Employers
By Justin A. Guilfoyle
July 20, 2021
On May 5, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act) into law. As discussed in an earlier BakerHostetler post, this law mandates extensive new workplace health and safety protections in response...
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Employment Law Spotlight
Texas Court Affirms Employers' Freedom to Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Employees
By Paul M. Knettel, Peter J. Stuhldreher
June 14, 2021
COVID-19 has presented no shortage of legal questions for employers, from shutdowns and layoffs to when and how to reopen. And with COVID-19 vaccines now broadly available in the United States, some companies (especially those in high-risk...
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Employment Law Spotlight
Texas Passes Bill Prohibiting Businesses From Requiring Vaccine Passports for Customers, But Not Employees
By Justin B. Caresia, Ashlee C. Grant , Peter J. Stuhldreher
June 10, 2021
On June 7, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott continued to emphasize that Texas is open for business by signing into law S.B. 968, which prohibits Texas businesses from requiring customers to provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination —...
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Employment Law Spotlight
Back to Work: Montana Enacts Pro-Employer Changes to Wrongful Discharge Law While Becoming the First State to Protect Employees Based on Vaccination Status
By Jacob A. Bruner, Nathan A. Schacht
May 27, 2021
In a flurry of activity this spring, the state of Montana implemented several changes to how employers may do business in Montana. To start, several amendments to Montana’s Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act (WDEA) provide increased...
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