As employers prepare their workforce for the availability of the COVID-19 vaccination, the Littler Vaccination Working Group developed two comprehensive toolkits – a vaccination toolkit for all employers and one specific to healthcare and long-term facilities – to help with the array of vaccine-related issues facing employers.
The Remote Work Package for Employers contains a Guide, Model Policy and Model Agreement for companies to use when implementing remote work and telework programs in the pandemic and post-pandemic era. The Policy and Agreement are annotated and editable – and can be customized to your particular needs and circumstances.
Our toolkits provide industry-specific guidance to employers on reopening their businesses (or continuing to operate their businesses) in a safe and healthy manner. The industries covered are Office, Construction, Manufacturing/Shipping/Warehousing, Retail, Restaurant/Retail Food, Hospitality, and Sales/In Home Service.
Littler onDemand provides fast and affordable advice and counsel related to your everyday workplace issues, including COVID-19 matters. Experienced LoD Counsel are available to triage your labor and employment law inquiries, and are backed by the collective knowledge of Littler's 1,500+ attorneys around the world. By accessing this solution, you will have quick access to informed answers.
This program dramatizes common employee relations issues encountered by managers today, such as harassment concerns, managing around the presence of a medical condition, wage and hour considerations, social media pitfalls, avoiding retaliation, and proper investigation procedures. Utilizing a partnership model between management and human resources, this video offers practical solutions and unites employment law compliance with leadership practices in a way that builds stronger employee relations while helping to minimize risks for the employer.
On January 27, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that he had approved a Final Permanent Standard (Permanent Standard) for preventing COVID-19 in the workplace, making Virginia the first state in the nation to implement a permanent COVID-19 workplace safety and health standard. The Permanent Standard, which applies to all employers in the Commonwealth, supersedes the Emergency Temporary Standard that had been in place since July 2020 but expired on January 26, 2021.
This 30 minute sexual harassment prevention video incorporates much of the state’s “model training” and meets the minimum standards required by State and City law. The video outlines New York sexual harassment laws, standard internal policies and standard complaint options for every employee. The video serves as an HR tool for employers and comes with a facilitator guide and opportunities within the video to pause and engage in discussion to satisfy the interactive requirement. This video is meant to be presented in-house with internal HR or other personnel present to answer questions.
Knowing what to do when animals show up at your workplace–whether with employees, applicants or customers–can be doggone confusing! In this vignette-based video, Littler teams up with Canine Companions for Independence® to provide simple strategies that meet legal standards and address practical considerations when service or assistance animals are brought to your place of business.
Serving as a witness in a deposition proceeding can be stressful and confusing, especially given the high stakes. Poor deposition testimony or careless behavior during the proceeding can be damaging to an entire case, but proper preparation and a thorough understanding of the process can help pave the way to a successful and comfortable deposition experience. Littler’s Trial Practice Group is proud to offer this original video, chock-full of easy-to-follow guidelines designed to help clients and company witnesses prepare for a productive deposition.
The COVID-19 Temperature and Symptom Screening Package for Employers provides guidance and sample protocols, notices, and forms for employers considering using temperature and/or symptom screening as a workplace health and safety measure.
In March, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which required certain employers (those with less than 500 employees) to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic.