DOL Issues Regulations On Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Pursuant To Families First Coronavirus Response Act

We are pleased to provide you with this e-alert, courtesy of the Baltimore law firm of Shawe Rosenthal LLP, which provides an excellent summary of the regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Shawe […]

DOL Issues Additional Guidance On Emergency Paid Sick Leave & Emergency FMLA

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) expanded its “Frequently Asked Questions” regarding the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (“EPSL”) and Emergency Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (“E-FMLA”) pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act […]

$2 Trillion Stimulus Package Signed by the President Will Provide Relief to Many Individuals and Businesses Impacted by COVID19.

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law a $2 trillion stimulus package, the largest emergency aid package in United States history. This law, the ”Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (“CARES”), […]

California Supreme Court Rules That Employees Who Have Settled Their Individual Wage And Hour Claims May Still Pursue Representative PAGA Claims As “Aggrieved Employees.”

In an issue of first impression, and an important loss for employers, the California Supreme Court recently decided that employees still can pursue claims under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 […]

DOL Issues Guidance On Emergency Paid Sick Leave & Emergency FMLA Required By Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") released "Frequently Asked Questions" on March 24, 2020, regarding the emergency paid sick leave ("EPSL") and emergency paid Family and Medical Leave ("E-FMLA") pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus […]

Reimbursement To Employers For Emergency Paid Sick Leave & Emergency Paid FMLA Pursuant To Families First Coronavirus Response Act

In our E-Alert last week, we reported that employers with fewer than 500 employees will be required to provide emergency paid sick leave (“EPSL”) and emergency paid Family and Medical Leave (“E-FMLA”) pursuant to the […]

Coronavirus Emergency Paid Sick Leave & FMLA Expansion

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law to address the Coronavirus outbreak. The new legislation expands the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and provides an […]

COVID-19

Dear Clients and Friends of Our Firm, As we continue to monitor coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the continued well-being of our law firm’s employees and their families, and that of our clients and their respective […]

Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer have been selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers List

We are honored to announce that Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer have been selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list. This marks the sixth year in a row that Janet Swerdlow has been selected and […]

Legislative Update For California Employers

Last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a number of employment-related bills that will affect employers throughout the state. In addition to AB 5, which restricts the use of independent contractors (discussed in an earlier […]