I. COVID update a. Current state and expectations for the coming flu season b. Vaccine mandates and how to handle medical and religious accommodation requests c. Paid leave requirements – what is still in place?
II. New federal legislation affecting employers including the #MeToo Act prohibiting arbitration clauses in settlement agreements of sexual harassment and assault claims
III. New CO legislation affecting employers including the development of the voter-approved Family and Medical Leave Initiative taking effect in 2023
IV. Employment law trends a. More aggressive agency enforcement b. Worker shortages c. Remote work