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NLRB Reverses Browning-Ferris Ruling, Says Obama-Era Board’s Retroactive Application of Joint Employer Standard Unjust

In a monumental decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) held yesterday (July 29, 2020) that the retroactive application of an employee-friendly joint employer test would be “manifestly unjust.”

In deciding <...

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Face Masks Mandated in Indiana

Updated July 27, 2020

Over the past few weeks, Indiana has experienced a growth in infections and hospitalizations due to COVID-19. In an effort for residents to be able to return to work safely and to allow busi...

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BREAKING: Face Masks Now Mandatory in Evansville

Beginning Wednesday, July 15, 2020, face masks are required to be worn by individuals within the city limits of Evansville. This requirement derives from an executive order that was signed by Mayor Lloyd Winnecke on July 14, 2020.

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 6 to 3 decision, that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against employees for being homosexual or transgender. The opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch and joined by Chief Justice John Robe...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

UPDATED April 1, 2020, to reflect IRS expanded application of payroll tax credits for employers
UPDATED March 19, 2020, to reflect that President Trump signed H.R. 6201 int...

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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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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Model Poster for Employers

Today, the Department of Labor issued a model poster of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers labeled, “Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)”.

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued its first round of published guidance to inform employees and employers about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (Emergency PSLA) and th...

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Business Interruption Insurance

With the increasing number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the corresponding effects on nearly all business sectors, it becomes increasingly important for business owners to review their commercial property and liability insurance policies.  It is specifically important t...

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