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You have been WARNed. Complying with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act for COVID-19 Shutdowns

Posted by: Elizabeth M. Roberson and Shelley M. Jackson on April 3, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

As many employers are considering temporarily shutting down their workplaces or laying off employees, it is important to ensure compliance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. The failure to comply could cost employers as much as keeping their workforce employed....


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Employment Law Bulletin - Department of Labor Continues to Provide Additional Information on Paid Leave Requirements Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by: Shelley M. Jackson and Elizabeth M. Roberson on March 30, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Department of Labor (DOL) began issuing additional information on paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 25, 2020. Since then, the DOL has continued to provide updates to the Questions & Answers on the FFCRA. As of March 30, 2020, the...


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The CARES Act: Issues for Employers

Posted by: Nancy J. Townsend on March 27, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “Act”) provides significant benefits to employers and the workforce in all sectors of the economy.  This alert summarizes key aspects of the Act.

Expanded Unemployment Benefits
All recipients of unemployment insurance will receive...


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Employment Law Bulletin - Department of Labor Publishes Additional Information on Paid Leave Requirements Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by: Shelley M. Jackson and Amy J. Adolay on March 26, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

For employers scrambling to comply with the recently-enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the Department of Labor (DOL) has added additional information to its Covid-19 and the American Workplace website, including Fact Sheets on Employee Paid Leave Rights and Employer Paid...


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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Q & A for Employers

Posted by: Amy J. Adolay, Nancy J. Townsend, and Shelley M. Jackson on March 20, 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) into law. For employers, the Act brings significant changes to employee leave with the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act (EFMLEA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA). Employers must...


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Employment Law Bulletin - Summary of Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by: Amy J. Adolay, Nancy J. Townsend, and Shelley M. Jackson on March 20, 2020


1. MOST EMPLOYERS WITH FEWER THAN 500 EMPLOYEES MUST COMPLY

  • Employers with fewer than 50 employees can seek exemption if compliance would jeopardize viability of the business.
     

EMERGENCY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION ACT (EFMLEA)
 

2. FMLA-TYPE LEAVE OF UP TO 12 WEEKS IS...


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PTO Donations and COVID-19 

Posted by: Kendall A. Schnurpel on March 19, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

With the recent dramatic events concerning COVID-19, Krieg DeVault LLP has seen an increase in the number of client questions regarding the use of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) donation programs to help offset employee demand for time off related to COVID-19 treatment and containment. The following...


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