PARTNER TORREY GERDES WAS ISSUE EDITOR FOR THE EMPLOYMENT LAW EDITION OF THE NEBRASKA LAWYER

Baylor Evnen Partner Torrey Gerdes served as issue editor of the Nebraska State Bar Association’s (NSBA) annual employment law edition of The Nebraska Lawyer published in December 2021. This follows Torrey’s continued service as a member of the Executive Committee of the NSBA’s Labor Relations and Employment Law Section, to which she was recently elected […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: COURT STAYS OSHA ETS AND LIFTS CMS VACCINE MANDATE INJUNCTIONS

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of OSHA’s ETS obligating employers with 100 or more employees to require vaccination of their employees or alternatively require testing and masking of unvaccinated workers. As such, employers are not obligated to vaccinate their employees, require masks or testing unless a different federal, state […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: IT’S TIME TO COMPLY WITH THE OSHA ETS VACCINE OR TEST MANDATE

Update 1.14.22 | The Supreme Court issued a stay of OSHA’s ETS on January 13, 2022.  Read more here. Without a stay from the Supreme Court, employers with 100 or more employees must comply with the majority of the OSHA ETS beginning yesterday, January 10, 2022. Click here to find a summary of the ETS […]

ATTORNEY SUSAN FOSTER PUBLISHED IN THE NEBRASKA LAWYER FOR FEATURE ARTICLE, “THE POWER OF WORKPLACE CULTURE: LESSONS FROM A PANDEMIC”

Baylor Evnen Attorney Susan Foster wrote a feature article for The Nebraska Lawyer November/December 2021 issue entitled “The Power of Workplace Culture: Lessons From a Pandemic”. It is often through crises that we learn critical lessons about the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. As employment lawyers, our practice includes assisting our employer clients […]

NEBRASKA’S MAXIMUM WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE TO INCREASE TO $983.00

For work-related injuries and illnesses that occur on or after January 1, 2022 the new maximum weekly benefit rate under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $983.00. The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court announced the change on November 17, 2021. The new rate equates to 100 percent of the state wide average weekly wage, […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: OSHA ISSUES ETS REQUIRING EMPLOYEE VACCINATION OR WEEKLY TESTING

This morning, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring businesses with 100 or more employees to develop, implement, and enforce a mandate requiring employees to either get vaccinated or to produce a weekly COVID-19 test and wear a face covering at work in lieu of vaccination. A Fact […]
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