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8/12/2021 – COVID -19 Vaccinations – Frequently Asked Questions – Employer driven requirements and/or incentives for vaccination against COVID-19 are a current hot topic. This coincides with an increased public campaign by the federal government and health officials to support vaccination of all eligible individuals against COVID-19. This document will focus on the federal laws surrounding vaccination incentives and requirements in the workplace. Employers are encouraged to review any and all state policies on vaccination incentives or requirements in the workplace as well. View PDF here..

6/23/2021 – Supreme Court Decision on “Right To Take Access” – On June 23, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) handed down a 6 to 3 decision announcing that a California regulation that grants labor organizations’ “right to take access” to an agricultural employer’s property in order to solicit support for unionization is a per se taking. Here are more details on this update.

5/28/2021 – AmericanHort and HRI – Box Tree Moth Situation Update – Last week, AmericanHort learned that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) had confirmed the presence of box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) in a St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada nursery.
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1/28/2021 – NCAE letter to IRS Commissioner regarding FFCRA – AmericanHort as part of the NCAE executive committee
leadership co-signs this letter to Commissioner Rettig urging a change to guidance regarding sick leave for income tax purposes for the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) as it relates to H-2A workers.  View Letter