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New Paid Parental Leave Law During Covid-19 Crisis

The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) made striking changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  This article provides guidance on how to understand the new law, and how to comply with it. 1,618 more words

New COVID-19 Federal Paid Leave Requirements Signed into Law

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) to provide some relief to employees as a result of the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”).  1,453 more words

Coronavirus Update: Senate Passes Virus Relief Bill, Plans for Even Bigger Stimulus

Jason E. Reisman and Andrew I. Herman

The Senate cleared the second major bill responding to the coronavirus pandemic, with lawmakers rushing to follow up with an additional economic rescue package that President Donald Trump’s administration estimates will cost $1.3 trillion. 58 more words

Employment Policies And Procedures

Employers Face a Myriad of Wage & Hour Issues with COVID-19

There are significant developments happening every day (and virtually every hour) relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  While we cannot predict all the effects of this virus, we can say that first and foremost, employers across all industries need to focus on the safety of their employees, customers, and guests.  1,871 more words

Wage And Hour Law - State & Federal

March Update on How Employers Can Respond to COVID-19 with FAQs

By:  Kara M. Maciel and Beeta B. Lashkari

Since publishing our previous post last month, there have been a number of significant developments related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus – now officially called “COVID-19.”  Notably, during the week of February 23, 2020, the U.S. 1,467 more words

Employer Policies And Procedures

Employer Planning Is Key to Managing Coronavirus Disease

Q.   What should my company be doing to prepare for the spread of the coronavirus?

A.  With the number of coronavirus cases topping 90,000 worldwide, resulting in more than 3,000 deaths across 65 countries, it is only a matter of time before the disease has some impact on normal business operations. 640 more words

Pregnancy at Work: Pregnancy Discrimination Act and 2020 Enforcement Guidance with Pregnant Employees and New Parents

OVERVIEW

Pregnancy discrimination in workplace involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. 417 more words

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