Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles Issue Return to Work Orders

As Los Angeles begins to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, LA County and the City of LA have each issued new Orders with which employers must comply in order to resume business.  The County of Los […]

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

We are pleased to provide you with this e-alert, courtesy of the Ohio law firm of Ross, Brittain & Schonberg, which explains the amendments in the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act that modify the Paycheck […]

Reopening Workplaces During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As governmental authorities begin to allow and contemplate allowing for the reopening of businesses closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are wondering when – and specifically how– employees can return to […]

Mayor Eric Garcetti Issues Emergency Orders Requiring Face Coverings And Providing Supplemental Paid Sick Leave In The City Of Los Angeles

Late on April 7, 2020, Mayor Eric Garcetti issued two Emergency Orders affecting businesses and individuals in the City of Los Angeles. First, the Worker Protection Order requires some Essential Businesses to provide face coverings […]

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 […]