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Labor and Employment

The CARES Act: Issues for Employers

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 an…

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

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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PTO Donations and COVID-19 

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 alert…

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Navigating the ADA and FMLA in Combatting Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is increasingly affecting workforces in the United States, and how companies respond will be important both to retention and to future legal considerations that could arise. Specifically, the Coronavirus outbreak invokes many employment laws, two of which are the Americans…

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