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US: Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and employer health and safety obligations

Federal OSHA has recently released guidance advising on employer health and safety obligations when employers require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Specifically, OSHA addresses the potential (albeit rare to date) of an employee who incurs an adverse reaction to a mandated vaccination. In such a situation, the reaction will be deemed “work-related.”

The ultimate effect of this guidance is that if the adverse reaction involves days away from work, restricted work, transfer to another job or medical treatment beyond first aid, it will be considered a “recordable” incident. In other words, the reaction will … Continue Reading

Closing the gender pay gap: government consultation on mandatory pay reporting

As we mentioned in our blog post on April 9 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA) contains a number of reforms, many of which are aimed at enhancing the transparency of UK companies. One such reform is the provision relating to equal pay transparency which will require employers with 250 or more employees to publish information relating to the pay of employees for the purpose of showing whether there are differences in the pay of male and female employees.

On 14 July 2015 the Government launched its consultation on ‘Closing the Gender Pay Gap’ seeking views on … Continue Reading