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Labor and Employment
U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against employees for being homosexual or transgender. Employers should review and revise policies and practices and train supervisors.
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Face-covering requirements for businesses in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois; plus reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from safely wearing face-coverings.
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All Indiana businesses that are reopening or continuing operations are required to have a safety plan in place by Monday, May 11, that implements measures and institutes safeguards to ensure a safe environment for their employees, customers, clients, and members. See what's required and what's recommended here.
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Legal and practical issues to consider when managing employees who are working from home amid COVID-19 and otherwise.
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Overview and discussion of the key provisions of the CARES Act and how they may affect businesses
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Under the CARES Act, eligibility for unemployment benefits has been extended to up to 39 weeks, and an additional $600 has been added to an employee’s weekly benefit through July 31, 2020. Article details how this works.
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DOL issues final regulation implementing guidelines for taking coronavirus-related EPSL and FMLA+ benefits as laid out in the FFCRA.
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IRS guidance to employers about the documentation employers need to collect from employees requesting COVID-19-related paid leave, as well as documents employers should maintain for tax credit purposes.
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UPDATED April 1, 2020, to reflect IRS expanded application of payroll tax credits for employersUPDATED March 19, 2020, to reflect that President Trump signed H.R. 6201 into lawUPDATED March 18, 2020, to reflect passage of H.R. 6201 by the U.S. Senate Originally published March 17, 2020 In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, President Trump...
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Summary of the additional guidance for employees and employers published by the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division on March 28, 2020, about the FFCRA, which includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (PSLA) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (FMLA).
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