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January 24, 2022

NATIONAL HOMELESS PERSONS’ MEMORIAL DAY

National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day (HPMD) has been commemorated annually since 1990 on December 21st. This is the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. On HPMD, people from across the nation come together to honor the memory of those who have passed away due to unstable home scenarios, to reflect upon the tragic circumstances...

January 21, 2022

CHINESE NEW YEAR – SPRING FESTIVAL

Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, 春节 (Chūn Jié), is the most important holiday and cultural tradition observed by the majority of the citizens of the most populated country in the world, the...

January 17, 2022

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Legal Update – January 2022

Parking Lot Amendment On January 10, 2022, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed into law an amendment to NJSA34:15-36 as it pertains to the compensability of parking lot cases. The amendment states: ...

January 14, 2022

Letter from Birmingham Jail: The Radicalization of Dr. Martin...

For roughly the past forty years the country has celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and used the day to retell of his efforts to realize racial and social justice in America....

January 14, 2022

U.S. SUPREME COURT BLOCKS OSHA VACCINE MANDATE ETS BUT PERMITS CMS...

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay against the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for large, private employers. Then in a second opinion, it refused to stop the Interim...

January 05, 2022

New Jersey Workers' Compensation Case Law Update: ...

It is well-established that an injury sustained during a social or recreational activity is not compensable unless such activities (1) are a regular incident of employment and (2) produce a...

December 23, 2021

PA SUPREME COURT DECISION CHANGES LAW ON CLAIMANTS’ ENTITLEMENT TO...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a ruling that could result in a significant increase in the frequency and amount of attorney fee awards to claimants’ attorneys. On December 22, 2021, the...

December 20, 2021

COVID-19: SIXTH CIRCUIT REINSTATES OSHA VACCINE MANDATE ETS

On December 17, 2021, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reinstated the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for large private employers. This ETS requires private...

December 09, 2021

FEDERAL COURTS BLOCK COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE FOR FEDERAL...

On December 7, 2021, a federal court in Georgia issued a temporary nationwide injunction against the enforcement of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors. This follows...

November 18, 2021

CMS ISSUES VACCINE MANDATE FOR FEDERALLY-REGULATED HEALTH CARE...

On the same day that OSHA issued its recent Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) requiring large (100 or more employees) private employers to mandate vaccination of their employees, The Centers...

November 15, 2021

FIFTH CIRCUIT CEMENTS STAY OF OSHA VACCINE MANDATE EMERGENCY...

On November 4, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) that proposed to require private employers, with 100 or more employees, to mandate vaccination against COVID-19 or to...

November 12, 2021

PODCAST – Attorneys Salvatore Vilardi and Richard Bryan discuss...

In this episode of Cipriani & Werner, P.C.’s podcast series An Ounce of Prevention , Attorneys Salvatore Vilardi and Richard Bryan, partners in our Philadelphia, PA and Mt. Laurel, NJ office,...

November 08, 2021

REQUIRED COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY UNDER OSHA EMERGENCY TEMPORARY...

On November 5, 2021, OSHA issued its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) and corresponding guidance for mandated COVID-19 vaccination at private sector employers with 100 or more employees. A key...

November 08, 2021

Veterans Day – November 11th

On November 11, 2021, we will celebrate Veterans Day. Veterans Day used to be known as Armistice Day and was established as a United States legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which...

November 05, 2021

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate...

On September 9, 2021, President Biden outlined his plan for mandated COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace. Since that time, we have provided timely and sequential updates explaining the guidance...

November 04, 2021

NOVEMBER – NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

On a crisp fall day in October 2020, I logged onto Zoom before the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas to attend the most important hearing of my life. I did not prepare outlines. I did not...

October 28, 2021

Recent Amendment to NJ Workers’ Compensation Act Requires Employers...

On September 24, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Bill A-2617/S-2998, which is an amendment to the NJ Workers’ Compensation Act that will require employers to provide a ...

October 28, 2021

LGBTQIA+ HISTORY MONTH

When I volunteered to write an article for history month, I initially struggled to decide the best topic. I soon realized that due to my background as a history teacher, the choice was difficult...

October 06, 2021

WV Insurance Commissioner Limits Access to the Permanent Total...

On September 1, 2021, West Virginia Insurance Commissioner Jim Doddrill issued Insurance Bulletin No. 21-06 titled “Permanent Total Disability Review Board”. The Bulletin provides that as of...

October 01, 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As we enter the fall months and begin looking forward to the Holiday season, we should not overlook October 1, 2021, the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The purpose of Breast Cancer...

September 27, 2021

COVID-19: Expiration of the ARPA Tax Credits

This Thursday, September 30, 2021, the tax credits for employer-provided COVID-19-related paid sick leave are set to expire. As such, employers that have voluntarily been providing paid sick leave...

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