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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules Employer Must Pay Treble Damages on...

Key Takeaways: The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) has held that employers failing to make payment of earned wages within the time required...

Russia and Belarus Sanctions Update – March 15, 2022

Key Takeaways: New Executive Order prohibits certain imports and exports, and authorizes the Department of the Treasury to impose significant restrictions on U.S. investment...

A Comprehensive Privacy Law May Be Heading for Massachusetts, And...

  This post was written by Christopher Escobedo Hart, Partner, Co-Chair, Privacy & Data Security Practice, Foley Hoag. ___ Get ready: there’s a good chance that comprehensive...

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA’s “Vax or Test” Rule

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) enforcement of its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). Among...

OSHA COVID-19 Rule Will Go into Effect on January 10, 2022...

On December 17, 2021, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the stay on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”), allowing OSHA to move forward...

Details on OSHA, CMS Vaccination Rules Released

UPDATE On November 6, 2021, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked enforcement of the OSHA vaccination-or-testing rule. Citing “grave statutory and constitutional issues”...

OFAC Publishes New Guidance for the Virtual Currency Industry

The U.S Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has published guidance to aid members of the virtual currency industry (ranging...

Public Health Agencies Release “Guiding Principles” for Good Machine Learning Practice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Canada, and the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) jointly issued a guidance...

EEOC Updates Guidance on Religious Exemptions to Workplace Vaccine Requirements

On October 25, 2021, as more employers adopt workplace vaccination requirements for their employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its guidance concerning requiring...

Biden Administration Announces Sweeping New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Private Employers...

On September 9, 2021, President Biden unveiled his administration’s plan to combat the recent COVID-19 surge across the United States, referred to by the...