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New Guidance from Department of Labor – Released March 24, 2020

On March 24, 2020, the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Division issued new guidance related to components of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  The following are modifications and expansions set forth in the guidance which build upon our prior FFCRA update. Start Date and Enforcement […]

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Wed Mar 25, 7:50pm

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Updated ADA, FMLA, and FLSA COVID-19 Guidance as of March 24, 2020

COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) The ADA still applies to U.S. employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the ADA does not interfere with or prohibit employers from adhering to guidelines and suggestions issued by the CDC or state/local officials regarding how employers should be conducting themselves to […]

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Wed Mar 25, 12:40pm

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New Federal Employee Leave Legislation

On March 18, 2020, two new federal laws were created to significantly expand employee rights to paid leave.  Specifically, beginning April 2, 2020, employers with fewer than 500 employees may need to provide leave to employees in the face of the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  These new laws […]

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Thu Mar 19, 9:11pm

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HR Legal Updates: COVID-19

As part of our routine updates relating to HR matters, the following are some employment related issues and concerns to be aware of while we learn more about the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) The ADA prohibits employers from compelling employees to disclose the […]

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Thu Mar 12, 2:54am

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