Business people shown in silhouette in an office While many COVID-related laws and mandates have expired as the threat of the pandemic has eased, the legal landscape has undergone some permanent changes due to the increase of remote work. (Credit: yanlev – Fotolia)


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work, and three years after its inception, we are still seeing the after-effects. Over the past few years, Americans have focused more on prioritizing their health and well-being, which has been the catalyst for several developing areas of the law. More and more states are adopting paid sick and family leave, employers are continuing to develop innovative remote and hybrid work models, and employees are asking for employers’ help in addressing and accommodating mental health concerns. Employers should pay particularly close attention to these trends in 2023.

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