March 19, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Employers Get Temporary Relief From the California WARN Act

In response to the ongoing disruption caused by the growing coronavirus pandemic, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-31-20 (the “Executive Order”) temporarily suspending the 60-day notice requirements and liabilities under the California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“Cal-WARN”) for layoffs caused …›

March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

After Striking Deal with the President, the House of Representatives Passes Federal Relief Bill, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

In the wee hours of Saturday, March 14, 2020, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, three days after its introduction. Of primary interest to employers, if enacted, the bill would expand the Family and Medical Leave Act …›

February 28, 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines For Employers

Following the publication of our January 31, 2020 Client Alert, “Coronavirus: Steps Employers Should be Taking,” the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) have issued new guidance for employers about how to respond to the recently discovered …›

Coronavirus: Steps Employers Should Be Taking

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now declared the current outbreak of the new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China as a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.” As more countries announce quarantine measures for travelers returning from Wuhan, businesses need to …›