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By : Nick Golding

DOL Guidelines for Taking EPSL and FMLA+

On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor issued a final regulation implementing guidelines for taking coronavirus-related emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and expanded FMLA (FMLA+) benefits as first laid out in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The Depa...

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Employers Must Pledge Union Neutrality to Receive CARES Act Loans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) Act could have major labor ramifications for companies seeking economic relief. 

Under the CARES Act, companies with between 500 and 10,000 employees applying for a direct loan from the Treasury Department are required to “ma...

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WARN Act Considerations for Employers Facing Layoffs

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic is forcing employers across the area to face the difficult decision of reducing hours and laying off employees.  While these decisions may be in the best interest of employees and the public, employers must ensure they are following the Work...

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NLRB Rules that Misclassifying Workers Does Not Violate Labor Law

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Breaking: Supreme Court to Consider LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

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New Overtime Requirements Announced by Labor Department

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Breaking: NLRB Overturns Its Previous Independent Contractor Standard

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NLRB’s Proposed New Joint Employer Rule Would Walk Back Scope of Browning-Ferris Decision

On September 14, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) issued a proposed new joint-employer rule. The proposed rule walks back the expanded scope of the Obama-era Board’s 2015 Browning-Ferris decision, which held that an employer’s potential or indirect control over a separate employ...

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