Employment Law

2023 OAB Employment Law Webinar October 6, 2023

Ohio employers face a host of challenges created by fast-moving compliance requirements. To keep our members updated on employment law-related issues, the OAB’s Ohio counsel of Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and...

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Federal and State Update on Employer Vaccine Mandates August 19, 2021

Private employers across the country, including broadcasters large and small, are working to develop the best policies for their respective workplaces.  For many employers, a critical question is whether and...

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Second Round of 2021 EEO Audits Announced – Responses Due by September 20, 2021 August 18, 2021

Approximately 151 radio stations, 20 TV stations, and their corresponding employment units will be part of the FCC’s second equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) audit of 2021, according to a recently...

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FCC Releases Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding EEO Form 395-B Data Collection July 30, 2021

As forecast by prior statements from interim FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel and Commissioner Starks, the FCC has issued a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “Further Notice”) intended to “refresh the...

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EEOC Issues Guidance on Vaccine Incentive Programs June 9, 2021

On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its “What you should know about COVID-19” Frequently Asked Questions, providing some long-awaited guidance about COVID-19 vaccination policies...

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EEOC Issues Guidance on Mandatory Vaccine Policies June 8, 2021

On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its “What you should know about COVID-19” Frequently Asked Questions, providing some long-awaited guidance about COVID-19 vaccination policies...

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IRS Answers ARP COBRA Subsidy Questions May 26, 2021

On May 18, 2021, the IRS released Notice 2021-31, answering 86 questions on the COBRA subsidy under the American Rescue Plan (ARP). This client alert covers highlights from the IRS...

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June 1, 2021: EEO Public File Reports Due for Ohio Radio and Television Stations May 18, 2021

We write to remind all Ohio radio AND television stations with five or more full-time employees that the deadline to upload their annual EEO Public File Report (covering the period...

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The Employment Litigation Tidal Wave: Critical Steps Employers Need to Take After Being Sued April 20, 2021

The last two weeks in Ohio have seen a tidal wave of employment litigation. To date, around 400 employment lawsuits have been filed in the last two weeks. This barrage...

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DOL COBRA Notices for the ARP COBRA Subsidy April 12, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) provides a 100% subsidy of COBRA premiums for Assistance Eligible Individuals (AEIs) starting April 1, 2021. See our March 16, 2021 client alert for...

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