Employment & Business Litigation Pointers - Volume I, No. 1


Employment & Business Pointers
Special First Edition: Workplace Coronavirus Concerns

Volume I, No. 1
Tuesday, March 31, 2020


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DOL Publishes Additional Guidance on the FFCRA and the CARES Act is Signed into Law Providing Additional Relief to Small Businesses

By Joseph S. Brown, Esq.

Over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a third round of guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) in the form of additional questions and answers about the paid sick leave and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion (EFMLA) provisions, available here

The latest round of DOL guidance, among other updates, addresses two issues that have previously been unclear and will have broad implications for both small employers and those employers in the health care industry.


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COVID-19: The Latest New York State Law Developments and What Employers Need to Know

By Katherine L. Wood, Esq.

As expected, New York State continues to release developments related to the COVID-19 crisis.  Since our last state law update on March 24, 2020, we have seen the following developments, which employers should be aware of.

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Your COVID-19 Resource Center: Legal Updates Regarding the Coronavirus

Our Employment Team is hard at work keeping you updated on the latest New York State and Federal updates concerning the coronavirus. Our Resource Center compiles all of the information that could affect you and your business during this pandemic.

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Hurwitz & Fine's Labor & Employment and Health Law teams are here to answer your questions:

Labor & Employment Law
Ann E. Evanko, Esq.
Andrea Schillaci, Esq.
Joseph S. Brown, Esq.
Amber E. Storr, Esq.
Katherine L. Wood, Esq.

Health Law
Lawrence M. Ross, Esq.
Nicholas A. Pusateri, Esq.


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