Top labor and employment developments for August 2020
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Top labor and employment developments for August 2020

By Wayne D. Garris Jr., J.D.

In case you missed the in-depth coverage of Labor & Employment Law Daily for August, here’s a recap of some key developments in the L&E community.

Highlights from the August 2020 recap include:

Supreme Court

  • Court will mull fate of the ACA

Federal legislation

  • Sens. Merkley and Sanders introduce National Biometric Privacy Act

Federal courts of appeal decisions

  • EMS captain’s Facebook post about police shooting addressed a matter of public concern
  • Employer committed ULP when it unilaterally reduced pension contributions

COVID-19 News

  • Tennessee enacts COVID-19 immunity law

Gig Employers

  • California’s battle with rideshare companies over employee status continues
  • Courts consider applicability of FAA transportation worker exemption for delivery drivers

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