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The Supreme Court Issued Google v. Oracle Copyright Decision

The Supreme Court Issued Google v. Oracle Copyright Decision

The practice of using, and reusing, software interfaces written by others is common within the field of software engineering and development. Multiple federal circuits have held that software source code, as a whole, can be copyrighted, but the question as to what extent code can be copied, particularly API code, was an unanswered question. In its recent Google v. Oracle decision, the Supreme...

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Webinar | How to Terminate or Renegotiate Leases for Dry Cleaners

Click here to access the on-demand video. EnviroForensics in partnership with Drycleaning and Laundry Institute International (DLI) and Cleaner & Launderer will present, How to Terminate or Renegotiate Leases for Dry Cleaners, a free live webinar on Tuesday, April 6th at 12:00 PM CDT. The webinar is for drycleaners whose businesses have been impacted by pandemic restrictions and are...

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CDC Updates COVID Guidelines for Nursing Homes

CDC Updates COVID Guidelines for Nursing Homes

The federal government this week issued updated guidelines to nursing homes for COVID-19 prevention and control, including new recommendations regarding visitation, physical distancing, and quarantining. In issuing the updated recommendations on March 29, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stressed that even as nursing homes relax restrictions they must remain vigilant for COVID...

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Employers – 100% COBRA (or State Continuation) Premium Payment Required as of April 1, 2021

Employers – 100% COBRA (or State Continuation) Premium Payment Required as of April 1, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) significantly impacts employers who have terminated an employee or reduced the hours of any employee. As of April 1st, 100% of premiums for COBRA or state continuation coverage must be paid by the employer. This is a federally supported subsidy. The federal government will reimburse employers dollar for dollar against their quarterly payroll tax obligations....

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Webinar | Vaccines, Testing, and Reopening the Economy. What Do You Need to Know?

Register Today! Businesses across the country are increasingly seeing the light at the end of the tunnel on their strategy to reopen their businesses safely and responsibly. Every day, the latest news gives business owners hope that normal is just around the corner. But does getting vaccinations mean a return to normal for the workplace? Should rapid testing be a part of that strategy? What...

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CMS Eases Guidance for Nursing Home Visitation

CMS Eases Guidance for Nursing Home Visitation

With millions of COVID-19 vaccinations having been administered to nursing home residents and staff, the federal government is now encouraging in-person visitation in nursing homes. On March 10, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its guidance to facilities regarding in-person visitation. Importantly, the updated memorandum, QSO-20-39-NH Revised (“CMS Memo”),...

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Milwaukee Business Journal’s Table of Experts: A Shot in the Arm

Milwaukee Business Journal’s Table of Experts: A Shot in the Arm

Davis|Kuelthau Labor and Employment and Litigation attorney, Laurie E. Meyer recently sat down with Ted Redalia, Vice President of Pharmacy Benefits, Network Health, and Greg Brusko, Chief Clinical Officer at Ascension, to discuss the questions and concerns employers have now that vaccines are becoming more widely available. Their commentary was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Table...

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Webinar | COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace: Legal & Medical Insight

Webinar | COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace: Legal & Medical Insight

Register Today! Davis|Kuelthau Labor & Employment Attorney, Anthony J. Steffek will be joining President and CEO of Prevea, Dr. Rai, to discuss the current state of the COVID-19 vaccine regarding legal and medical insight in the workplace as well as what to expect moving forward. Some of the questions that will be answered throughout this webinar will include: • What is the current state of...

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The Biden Administration Environmental Agenda So Far

By: Ted A. Warpinski and M. Andrew Skwierawski Since taking office on January 20th, President Biden has taken the expected actions to halt or slow down many of the policies of the Trump Administration. Some of these actions are global in nature, like rejoining the Paris Climate Accord to address climate change. Others could be felt locally, like the executive order revoking the permit for the...

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Anthony Steffek and Heather Macklin Discuss the Impact of Employer Mandated Vaccinations with Insight on Business Magazine

Anthony Steffek and Heather Macklin Discuss the Impact of Employer Mandated Vaccinations with Insight on Business Magazine

Labor and Employment Attorney, Anthony J. Steffek (Green Bay) and Litigation Attorney, Heather J. Macklin (Appleton) were recently interviewed by Insight Publications on employer considerations regarding vaccination mandates in the workplace. Their commentary was featured in the March 2021 Edition of Insight Publications Insight on Business Magazine. Tony and Heather offered insights on COVID-19...

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