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May 2020 Transition back to work: issues related to unemployment benefits and return to work 27. March, 2020 DOL Releases FFCRA Poster for Employers / Wait Times and Job Search Requirements for Eliminated Jobless Claims The Intersection of Epidemiology and Legal Authority: COVID-19 Stay at Home Orders, 18 Rutgers J.L. & Pub. Pol`y 1 (2021) Law for All`s Remote Legal Services & Working Remote Webinar May 5, 2020 What Washington`s gradual reopening means for employers April 2, 2020 Plan Claiming FFCRA tax credits? Here`s what you need to know Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York v. Cuomo on SCOTUSblog June 12, 2020 Employment protection for high-risk workers is extended until August 1, 2020. The Council of State Governments: COVID-19 Resources for State Leaders Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 site Inherent Powers and the Limits of Public Health Fake News, 95 St. John`s L. Rev.
319 (2022) The WSBA administers the licensing and licensing of licensed legal professionals in Washington on behalf of and in accordance with the Licensing and Practice Rules (APR) established by the Supreme Court of Washington. COVID-19 Public Health Surveillance, Jennifer Oliva, 18 Ind. Health L. Rev. 107 (2021) Seven Guidelines for Divorced/Separated Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Sharing Custody of Children Immunity Passports and Contact Tracing Supervision, Ignacio Cofone, 24 Stan. Dipl.-Eng. 176 (2021) LawSites Coronavirus Resources Blog post with information about products, services, educational programs, and information sources for lawyers The Supreme Court blocks OSHA`s Vaxx-or-Test ETS and sends the case back to the Sixth Circuit with a better public health (law) response to COVID-19, 56 U. Rich.
Rev. L. 955 (2022) U.S. Court Orders and Updates During the COVID-19 Pandemic April 17, 2020 New Agriculture Industry Guidance Notes Notes on Safety and Health Requirements During the Pandemic Information on the rights of immigrants in the Northwest Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19 Compilation of Federal Resources for USA.gov Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo (2020) Analysis in the encyclopedia of the First Amendment April 1, 2020 COVID-19 and unemployment insurance: What`s new in Washington Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Local Governments in Washington To promote a healthy and safe environment for all, we follow public health guidelines and take extra precautions, including: mandatory masks for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status (as recently recommended by King County Health Authorities), and contactless Dropbox in elevators for personal deliveries, kits, and forms. Washington Court Directory for the latest updates on operationsPuyallup and Milton Puyallup and Milton Municipal Court Reopened Under Amended RulesKing County Superior Court Partially Opens with Altered HoursList of Washington Court Reopenings and Ongoing Closures Personal jury trials in King County Superior Court concluded in November. 20 Revised and expanded Court Operations Ordinance October 2020 Ministry of Health`s Revised Guidelines for Courts Extension and revision of the Civil Detention Procedure OrdinanceSecond Supreme Court revised and expanded COVID-19 Response Ordinance Supreme Court Emergency Changes July 29: Spokane County Superior Court again adjourns jury trial Supreme Court decision delays Civil Proceedings and Criminal Cases Order of the Supreme Court quashing the 5. April Oath RequirementsSuspension of Personal Oaths Rules for suspension of appeal Supreme Court Decision Empowering Presiding Judges to Take Security Measures United States District Court – West WashingtonUnited States District Court – Remote Eid Administration in East WashingtonSupreme Court Order Extends Rules Comment Deadline Supreme Court Decision Review and expansion of the emergency activities of the Court Supreme Court Decision on Civil Obligation Procedures Order of the Court of Appeal Concerning Procedure for Court Reporters and Transcribers Order of the Court of Appeal Concerning Electronic Court Records Decision of the Supreme Court amending APRs Subject: Rule 9 Articling Students and Bar Examination Snohomish County Superior Court suspends six-member jurors until August 31; 12 juries up to 2. January Due to the pandemic, the bar has adapted new business processes and technologies so that most business can still be conducted remotely. When the WSBA reopens, we will continue to focus on options that provide flexibility for members, such as virtual attendance at meetings, especially given the current pandemic conditions. Most services are available online or can be done remotely, including: American Immigration Lawyers Association COVID-19 Resource Center Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency declarations and authority.
August 10, 2020 USDA Changes Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Rules to Expand Eligibility for Apple Growers Protection of immigrant families Immigrants` eligibility for public programs during COVID-19 September 24, 2020 Employer: Apply before September 30, 2020 September 2020 Tax relief for unemployment The WSBA Bylaws refer to certain aspects of the administration of licenses to practice law. May 28, 2020 Experience Reviews and COVID-19: Take Action to Keep Your Unemployment Contributions Low The Supreme Court`s Approach to Religious Issues in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond, U.Pa. 24. J. Const. L. 276 (2022) American Bar Association COVID-19 and Family Law Issues March 27, 2020 What Financial Institutions Need to Know Now About the New CARES Act Washington State Attorney General`s protections for landlords and tenants from COVID-19 information COVID`s Counterpunch: State Legislative Assaults on Public Health Emergency Powers, 36 BYU J.