Coronavirus in the Workplace

Coronavirus in the Workplace

Europe: Corona Center – What You Need to Know
March 20, 2020
The following insights below brings together perspectives on the legal and commercial issues affecting businesses.
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What Employers Need to Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Workplace
March 20, 2020
Our summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and other economic measures, is below.
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When do Coronavirus-Related Closures Trigger WARN Act Obligations?
March 20, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to develop, one question employers are beginning to ask is whether and when they are obligated to provide notices to employees under the federal and state WARN Acts.
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Employer Obligations Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 19, 2020
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201 (“Families First Act”).
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Senate Sends COVID-19 Bill to the White House
March 18, 2020
On March 18, the U.S. Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The Act differs significantly from the original bill passed by the House early Saturday morning.
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Ontario Announces Proposed Job Protection for Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic
March 17, 2020
Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s office announced that it has directed the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development to draft legislation that, if passed, would provide significant protection for workers who are away from work due to circumstances surrounding the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
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House Revises Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Expansion Act
March 17, 2020
On Monday, the House approved “technical corrections” to the bill that place monetary caps on the paid leave available to employees and eliminate several categories of paid FMLA leave.
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COVID-19 and Employee Benefits
March 17, 2020
Bullard Law is receiving myriad questions related to COVID-19 and every aspect of the employer/employee relationship including employee benefits.
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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Emergency Coronavirus Bill – Waiting on Senate Action
March 16, 2020
Over the weekend, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” by a wide margin. The bill now heads to the Senate where it is expected to pass soon, with some possible changes, and be signed by President Trump.
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Addressing COVID-19 Workplace Issues: Responding to Employers’ Most Common Questions
March 16, 2020
Either your business has already been directly or indirectly affected or it inevitably will be affected by COVID-19. What can you do as an employer?
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House Passes Bill Providing Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Benefits
March 14, 2020
In the early hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which, among other things, provides employees affected by coronavirus with paid sick leave and paid FMLA benefits.
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Minnesota: How to Handle Wage and Time Off Issues with Coronavirus – COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases
March 13, 2020
Below is my take on the situation, and an overview of considerations for employers.
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Tweets Follow

May 17

The EEOC Speaks: Pay Discrimination – Intersectionality and Sex-Plus https://t.co/eo7NThzinE

May 17

California Hikes 2023 Minimum Wage https://t.co/yAHxoKLwV0

May 13

New @shrm Court Report: Single Use of Racial Slur Can Create Hostile Work Environment https://t.co/JikyMA8Wkz