Today the Supreme Court issued a stay of OSHA’s vaccinate-or-test emergency temporary standard, blocking the ETS from taking effect.
The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare long-standing racial and ethnic health inequities and disparities across America, including in Massachusetts.
2021 is in the books…another eventful year on so many different fronts.
On January 6, 2022, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) released its Proposed Research Agenda, linked to its newly adopted National Priorities for Health that was developed during a comprehensive strategic planning process.
Since assuming office on August 24, Governor Kathy Hochul has continued assembling her team.
On January 5, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State address, outlining in broad strokes her policy and fiscal agenda for the upcoming year.
In Governor Hochul’s COVID-19 briefing on January 7, the Governor announced that New York’s existing health care vaccination mandate will be expanded to require health care employees to receive booster shots within two weeks of eligibility.
Employers faced another challenging year in 2021, attempting to keep up with constantly changing regulations and laws addressing the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, while still facing traditional legal issues such as discrimination and worker classification.
Commercial finance providers doing business in New York will have more time to comply with New York’s new law requiring consumer-like disclosures to be made for certain types of commercial financing.
In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs determined that “Unlimited 5G” and “best price” claims by Comcast for its Xfinity 5G mobile plans were not supported and should be discontinued. The claims were challenged by T-Mobile.