Practice: Labor & Employment

Jamie Batt

Partner

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Office: (716) 854-3400 x211

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Email: batt@ruppbaase.com

COVID Vaccine or Testing Mandate revived for Large Employers

Attention Large Employers Important Update on the COVID Vaccine or Testing Mandate! On Friday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals revived OSHA’s vaccine or weekly testing mandate for employers with 100 or more employees that previously was stayed.  As a result of the 6th Circuit’s decision, the Department of Labor issued a Statement on Saturday… Read More

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Vaccines Now Mandatory for Health Care Workers

New York healthcare workers are now required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective August 26, 2021, all employers of health care workers must mandate that their personnel receive a full COVID-19 vaccination. Employers should pay close attention to the new regulations as they have significantly changed the landscape of the healthcare industry in New York State.… Read More

COVID Restrictions Lifted and HERO Act Amendments: Are Businesses in the Clear?

As was much anticipated following Governor Cuomo’s prior declaration that most COVID restrictions would be lifted if New York State reached the threshold mark of 70% of those age 18 and older having at least one vaccination shot, the Governor excitedly followed through on his promise by lifting COVID restrictions in commercial and social settings,… Read More

Matt Miller Defends East Aurora Spanish Teacher in Discrimination Lawsuit.

Labor and Employment partner attorney, Matt Miller defends an East Aurora Spanish teacher in a discrimination lawsuit. Matt says she, “was repeatedly denied by the district.” East Aurora Middle School Spanish teacher, Julie Rizzo, loves her job. She’d like to be able to continue teaching, however, Rizzo has a serious immune deficiency disorder she was… Read More