EEOC Issues Guidance on Mandatory Vaccine Policies and Vaccine Incentive Programs

By Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

EEOC Issues Guidance on Mandatory Vaccine Policies and Vaccine Incentive Programs (Part 1) Published 6/7/2021 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 and incentives. This alert is…

Racial Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Three Reasons to Address Racial Discrimination in Your Jewelry Businesses Now

By Miya Owens, Esq., Associate Counsel

2020 has brought with it, among other things, an increased focus on racial discrimination. Navigating conversations about this topic can be challenging for many businesses, but these conversations are necessary to maintain compliance with the law and address current and historical events. Here are three important reasons to address racial…

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To Detect and Prevent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Violations, Compliance is the Key

By M. Sean Purcell, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

FCPA Guide (Second Edition) Issued In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, released A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Second Edition (the “Guide”).  The Guide contains a detailed compilation of information and analysis regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act…

coronavirus store opening

What is the Status of Stores Reopening Nationwide?

By Meagan Lemley, Legal Intern

Data is current as of September 23, 2020 This article is an updated version of a prior JVC article: Can My Retail Store Reopen Yet? As the coronavirus pandemic presses onward for the foreseeable future, states have taken further steps in reopening their economies and adjusting to the ‘new normal.’…

Can My Retail Store Reopen Yet?

By Randi Padilla, Legal Intern

Data is current as of June 17, 2020 As the country begins to recover from the novel coronavirus, many states have taken first steps in reopening their economies.  After months of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, jewelry retailers may be asking “can we reopen?”  Below, we have outlined the…

Re-Opening Best Practices: Follow Guidelines to Avoid Whistleblower Actions

By Jamie Cutler, Legal Intern

As stores reopen around the country, guidelines are set to prevent and reduce the transmission of COVID-19 and should be followed by everyone in our industry to ensure the safest workplace conditions possible. You should be familiar with these guidelines formed by federal agencies including the Center for Disease Control…

Security Advice from JSA Regarding Store Re-Openings

By Jewelers Security Alliance

*While JVC does not promote the re-opening of in-person retail businesses, we are committed to providing the jewelry industry with valuable guidance on an array of topics. Security Advice from Jewelers’ Security Alliance Regarding Store Re-Openings Following Covid-19 Closure April 29, 2020 While there are a few new security issues…

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