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Employment Law Developments That Will Impact the Health Care Industry in 2021

The impact of COVID-19 on the health care industry can hardly be overstated. Numerous important employment law developments occurred in 2020 related to COVID-19 that impacted the industry, including guidance on mandatory vaccination, COVID-19 whistleblower claims, and claims from individuals exposed to COVID-19 against employers of employee family members. In addition, other important developments occurred outside of the COVID-19 context, including anti-racism standards from the American Medical Association (AMA), expanding state regulation of physician noncompetition agreements, important federal wage and hour guidance impacting the industry, and much more. This alert provides an overview of these key legal issues and sets forth several recommendations for health care industry employers on proactive steps to reduce employment law-related legal risks.

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