Is COVID-19 a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has so far resisted the invitation to answer that question. After observing that the question had been raised by a lot of people, EEOC senior...
As employers and employees navigate the new COVID-19 virtual workplace, perhaps the hardest hit are those working parents now forced to manage the demands of a workday as well as the demands of children at home adjusting to a virtual classroom. As a working mother on...
The CARES Act, passed on March 27th, affects employment through its extraordinary effect on Unemployment Compensation. The new law is "Phase 3" of Congress's overall Coronavirus response, following first, an $8.3B act funding research and development of a vaccine,...
Speaking up about COVID-19 — the risks and your rights
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
FAMILIES DO COME FIRST: NEW FEDERAL LAW PROVIDES PAID LEAVE TO WORKING PARENTS MANAGING THE VIRTUAL OFFICE AND VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
As employers and employees navigate the new COVID-19 virtual workplace, perhaps the hardest hit are those working parents now forced to manage the demands of a workday, as well as the demands of children who are home and adjusting to their new virtual classroom. As a...
This unprecedented pandemic and governmental response to it poses a wide variety of questions for employers trying to be good corporate citizens, take care of their staff, keep their enterprises afloat and comply with a fast-changing array of legal obligations. Here...
Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave
IRS Press Release
Worker rights questions loom as COVID-19 continues spread
News 8: Known your rights in the workplace: attorney answers questions regarding employee rights amid coronavirus concerns
Known your rights in the workplace: attorney answers questions regarding employee rights amid coronavirus concerns
Attorney gives advice to employees, employers affected by COVID-19
Known Your Rights in the Workplace: Attorney Answers Questions Regarding Employee Rights Amid Coronavirus Concerns