Industry: HR


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Small Business Assistance

Posted: March 27, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is currently going through Congress, the information below comes from the version passed by the Senate. It has not yet been voted on by the House of Representatives. Discussions are still ongoing.

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Second Set of DOL FAQs Provide More Clarity on Upcoming Federal Paid Sick and Family Leave Obligations

Posted: March 27, 2020

On March 26, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released additional FAQs that further explain employer and employee rights and responsibilities under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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Illinois to “Stay at Home” – What Does This Mean for Employers?

Posted: March 23, 2020

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an Executive Order requiring all individuals currently living within the State of Illinois to “stay at home or at their place of residence,” except as specifically allowed by the Order.

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The California Stay At Home Order – Breaking It Down

Posted: March 23, 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the historic Executive Order N-33-20 (“Order”), requiring all individuals living in California to stay at home “except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors”

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New York Legislation Provides New Leave Time for Employees Subject to COVID-19 Quarantine, Effective Immediately

Posted: March 19, 2020

New York State adopted new legislation on March 18, 2020, in response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across New York. The legislation provides employees, who are subject to a COVID-19 mandatory or precautionary quarantine or isolation order, with immediate paid or unpaid time off specific to the current crisis.

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Senate Approves Paid Sick Leave, Family Medical Leave Expansion; Bill Expected to Become Law

Posted: March 19, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate approved House-passed legislation responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill will now be sent to the president, who is expected to sign it into law. Of direct interest to the business community, this new law includes requirements for specified employers to provide emergency paid sick leave, as well as emergency paid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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