EMPLOYMENT LAW FORUM WEBINARS

Join Baylor Evnen’s employment attorneys for a virtual discussion of legal developments and opportunities to strengthen your workplace as we look ahead into 2021 and beyond. Vaccines at Work: Considerations for Employers Torrey Gerdes & Desiree Wills The FDA’s approval of coronavirus vaccines offers hope that 2021 may deliver a return to a more “normal” […]

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES

During this period of rapidly-evolving information, it is important for businesses, organizations, and employers to stay up to date. Baylor Evnen will continue to provide updates on changing legislation, regulations, administrative guidance, and governmental mandates as a service to our clients.  We have compiled a list of coronavirus resources you may find helpful, which is […]

2021 CHANGES IN NEBRASKA MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT RATE AND WEEKLY INCOME BENEFIT RATES

Recently, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court adopted new mileage reimbursement rates.  Effective January 1, 2021 the mileage reimbursement rate will become $.56 per mile for travel to seek related medical treatment or while participating in a vocational rehabilitation plan. Further, the maximum weekly indemnity benefit has increased to $914.00 for injuries occurring on or after […]

COURT HALTS ENFORCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 13950 ON CONTRACTOR DIVERSITY TRAINING

On December 23, 2020, a federal district court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction stopping the federal government from enforcing Executive Order (EO) 13950. Santa Cruz Lesbian and Gay Cmty. Ctr., et al. v. Trump, No. 5:20-cv-07741-BLF (N.D. Cal. Dec. 23, 2020). The EO, considered controversial since its implementation in September 2020, prohibits federal contractors and […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-RELATED TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2020

Sunday evening, the President signed the COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 (CTRA) into law. This legislation includes the long-awaited COVID-19 economic relief measures, in addition to federal appropriations for fiscal year 2021. The CTRA includes a number of provisions affecting the workplace including important changes to the CARES Act, the Families First Coronavirus Response […]
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