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Alyson is a part of the Labor & Employment practice group, where she represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her work includes labor relations, grievance arbitration, unfair labor practice litigation, and collective bargaining agreement drafting. Alyson also counsels employers in all aspects of employment law, as well as defends wage and hour claims, and employment discrimination claims before state and federal courts and agencies.

Managing Workplace Safety in the COVID-19 Era

The workplace safety framework in the United States is difficult to navigate at its best.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 global health emergency, employers have faced increasingly complex challenges involving inconsistent and conflicting guidance regarding workplace safety regulations and best practices.  Since taking office in January 2021, the Biden administration has initiated the process...

The COVID-19 Vaccine – Next Steps for Canadian Employers with U.S. Operations

The United States is currently experiencing the largest surge in COVID-19 cases since the global health emergency began.  In the past several weeks, the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) granted emergency-use authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, prompting employers to ask whether they may require employees to be vaccinated. It is...