The Health Care Provider Exemption from the FFCRA06 / 03 / 2020
By Karuna S. Brunk We previously outlined the paid leave employee entitlements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Sections 3105 and 5102 of the FFCRA specifically exempt certain employees who are health care providers or emergency responders from….
COBRA In the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond06 / 03 / 2020
By: Margherita M. Albarello The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to issue a joint rule suspending employer and employee notice and election deadlines related to health care continuation under….
Reopening and EEOC Guidance for Employers05 / 15 / 2020
By Karuna S. Brunk At least in the short-term, COVID-19 is here to stay. As such, many employers are exploring what they can and cannot do and say to protect the workplace and limit liability. On April 23, 2020, the….