COVID-19 Insights Center
Where Will We Go from Here?
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting communities and commercial activity worldwide. To provide you with knowledgeable guidance, Mintz is monitoring evolving regulations and impacts. Click on an issue below for help with a business challenge, check our webinars for targeted thought leadership, and see our COVID-19 viewpoints to stay informed.
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COVID-19 Business Issues
WARN Act Compliance: Recent Federal Cases, Remote Work, State Law Requirements, Notice Exceptions, Defenses
Special Considerations for Small Employers
Telehealth Regulation & Enforcement: 2021 Year in Review & 2022 Outlook
Mintz & ML Strategies
Delta’s Impact on Return to Office Plans
Legal, Ethical, and Practical Issues for Vaccine Credentials and Verification for Workplaces
COVID-19: An Update for Families and Children as Restrictions Are Eased
ML Strategies & MGHfC
The Government's Long Game for Investigating COVID-era Relief Fraud
September 16, 2022 |Blog
Telehealth Update: Assessing PHE Flexibilities, Pending Legislation Entering Fall 2022
September 1, 2022 |Blog
EEOC Updates Screening, Testing, and Mandatory Vaccination Policies
July 26, 2022 |Blog
COVID-19 News & Press
News & Press
Some Employers Still Require COVID-19 Vaccines
November 8, 2022
Mintz's Corbin Carter spoke to SHRM regarding the estimation that a third of businesses still require employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
With Paperwork Locked Underground, Thousands of U.S. Citizenship Applicants Wait and Wait
January 26, 2022
In an article published by The Wall Street Journal, Mintz Member and Founding Chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice Susan Cohen discussed how U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can’t access millions of a-files because they are stored by a separate agency, the National Archives and Records Administration, which has largely closed its storage centers due to COVID-19.
Should Employers Keep Preparing for the COVID-19 ETS?
November 16, 2021
Mintz Associate Corbin Carter was quoted in an article published by the Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Magazine addressing whether employers should keep preparing to comply with the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine-or-testing directive while implementation is suspended as legal challenges play out.
Mintz Says No COVID Vaccination, No Office
July 2, 2021
Mintz Managing Member Bob Bodian was quoted in an article published by The American Lawyer discussing the firm’s return to work announcement, which requires personnel to get a COVID-19 vaccine to enter the office.
An article published by The American Lawyer spotlighted law firm pro bono efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, including Mintz’s initiative as part of a $9 million eviction legal aid project in Massachusetts to recruit 21 law firms and corporate legal departments to provide pro bono counsel to tenants facing eviction
No-Mask Mandates Come with Risks
June 8, 2021
Mintz attorney Corbin Carter was quoted extensively in an article published by SHRM’s HR Magazine that examined the risks employers may face when enforcing no-mask mandates in the workplace, including health risks, legal risks, and employee relations concerns.
MUNICIPAL BANKRUPTCY: LESSONS LEARNED FROM PUERTO RICO
Navigating Return to Office — What the Heck?!
Shutters on the Beach