The FDA’s recent full authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine—and the Biden Administration's announcement of OSHA’s forthcoming Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 vaccinations—have brought mandates to the forefront of employers' plans to return to in-person work.
So what are the legal and business considerations of vaccine mandates? And what are best practices for workplace re-entry?
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Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys address best practices for dealing with the myriad of labor and employment challenges created by the outbreak.
COVID-19 is an unprecedented challenge that has resulted in an unprecedented level of government response. Our team helps businesses and organizations navigate federal, state and local government actions that impact businesses.
The confusion surrounding COVID-19 creates risks for privacy and data security. We help companies plug those gaps and comply with privacy regulations.
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The legislation contained direct payments to Americans, an aggressive expansion of unemployment insurance, billions in aid to large and small businesses, and a new wave of significant funding for the health care industry. Womble Bond Dickinson's team continues to monitor developments with legislation and provide timely updates.
How to navigate the legal challenges of COVID-19 specific to your industry.
The Healthcare Sector is on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. As healthcare workers display uncommon courage in caring for patients, we help healthcare providers solve operational, employment and regulatory issues so that they can focus on the all-important mission at hand.
COVID-19’s massive disruption to the global economy is being acutely felt in the financial services industry. Banks and other lenders have had to quickly pivot from a bull market to an unpredictable economy, all while racing to meet the demands of urgent client needs and new government programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program and the Main Street Lending Program. Financial institutions continue to trust Womble Bond Dickinson for a full range of services, including lending, loan restructurings, workouts, investment and fiduciary services, financial services litigation and bankruptcy.
The COVID-19 crisis has required an all-in, coordinated government response at levels unseen since World War II. The Womble Bond Dickinson team provides legal and business guidance to government contractors, as well as state and local government entities, in meeting these greatly expanded needs.
The global pandemic hasn’t stemmed the need to buy, sell, lease and develop real property. But the circumstances surrounding such transactions have completely changed. Womble Bond Dickinson’s Real Estate Sector Team helps clients make the best possible decisions in a rapidly changing market.
Nearly every company in Manufacturing Sector has faced massive upheaval. Some have been forced to temporarily shutter operations, while others have had to scale up capacity or retool production in order to meet customer demand. Womble Bond Dickinson works with manufacturers at all stages of operation to find customized solutions to their specific challenges.