Top labor and employment developments for August 2020
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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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