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2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop

2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop

School and Education Attorneys, James Kalny and Abby (Busler) Tilkens will be presenting at the 2022 WASB/WSAA School Law Conference & Workshop on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM. Click here to view the powerpoint presentation. Their presentation, Free Speech from the Tinker Era Through 2021 and Beyond will explore the changing territory of free speech.  After providing a...

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Managing Potential Employee Non-Compliance with COVID-19 Requirements

Even before the Biden Administration promulgated its now-in-legal-limbo vaccination/testing mandates, the COVID-19 pandemic had brought health-related, and religious-related, matters to the forefront of the employer-employee relationship, perhaps like never seen before. As a result, employers often have been forced to have difficult conversations with employees over topics like mandatory...

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What’s Next for Employers: OSHA’s Vaccine and Testing Mandate

What’s Next for Employers: OSHA’s Vaccine and Testing Mandate

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, litigation pending in several federal circuits regarding the federal vaccine/testing mandate described below was consolidated in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Below, we summarize the mandate, discuss the various court developments, and provide guidance as to steps employers could take while the legal challenges continue. OSHA Issues ETS Mandate...

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Next Generation Manufacturing Summit 2021

As a proud supporter of local manufacturing Davis|Kuelthau is sponsoring BizTimes Media's Next Generation Manufacturing Summit on October 12, 2021 from 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM at The Ingleside Hotel.  More than 200 manufacturing leaders are scheduled to attend. Click here to access the on-demand video. Managing Complexities - Culture, Costs, Customers and Supply Chain CEOs from the region’s leading...

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Webinar | How Much Environmental Cleanup Will Your Insurance Actually Pay For?

Davis|Kuelthau in partnership with EnviroForensics, Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), and Cleaner & Launderer will present, How Much Environmental Cleanup Will Your Insurance Actually Pay For?, a live webinar on Wednesday, June 16th at 12:00 - 1:00 PM CDT. Register Today! This webinar is for drycleaners who are interested in learning more about how state-by-state caselaw can affect...

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IRS Issues Guidance to Employers to Claim Tax Credits for Voluntary Leave Related to COVID-19 and the Vaccine

IRS Issues Guidance to Employers to Claim Tax Credits for Voluntary Leave Related to COVID-19 and the Vaccine

As set forth in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), employers and certain governmental employers are allowed to claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them if they choose to provide paid sick and family leave due to COVID-19, including leave taken to receive and/or recover from COVID-19 vaccines.  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued a fact sheet further explaining how...

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CDC and CMS Issue New Guidance for Testing, Indoor Visitation, Dining, and Communal Activities at Nursing Homes

CDC and CMS Issue New Guidance for Testing, Indoor Visitation, Dining, and Communal Activities at Nursing Homes

New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) eased some testing requirements and social distancing measures for nursing home facilities in light of a large number of residents and employees being fully vaccinated. These changes should alleviate some of the burdens that nursing homes have faced during the...

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Mergers & Acquisitions Steps to Success

Mergers & Acquisitions Steps to Success

Davis|Kuelthau Corporate and M&A attorney, Kevin Eismann teamed up with industry leaders to share valuable information about how the M&A market has changed because of COVID. Click here to watch a recording of the webinar. The world has changed a lot in the wake of the pandemic. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries are evaluating what their future looks like as the impact of...

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Don’t Let Your Supply Chain Run Aground

Don’t Let Your Supply Chain Run Aground

By: Timothy J. Feldhausen On March 23, 2021, the container vessel Ever Given, one of the largest container ships in the world, grounded in the Suez Canal for nearly 5 days, blocking traffic through one of the busiest and most important commercial sea lanes in the entire world.  The cost of this single incident is being measured in billions of dollars.  Nearly 30 years ago, I made four transits...

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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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