MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for Operating Policies
In the post-pandemic age, remote work appears here to stay, but has your public agency holistically addressed telecommuting such that it realizes the benefits of the approach and avoids creating excessive legal liabilities?
The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily stopped the implementation and enforcement of a federal rule calling for large U.S. employers to require employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. Following the decision, OSHA withdrew the proposed rule.
A recent ruling in Port of Tacoma v. Sacks defines what is considered compensable hours when an employee travels for a work-related purpose.
This blog covers the latest state-issued face mask requirements, new vaccination requirements for education/childcare staff (including youth parks and recreation programs), and clarifications to existing provisions such as vaccine requirements for law enforcement and contractors.
This blog provides an overview of a new rule meant to protect workers from the harms of excessive exposure to wildfire smoke.
This blog looks at considerations around vaccine incentive policies in the local government workplace.
This blog post looks at how an agency can exercise some control over its public records when these may be located — or taken — outside the workplace.