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I planned to follow up yesterday’s George Floyd post with a rundown of some of the many social media employment casualties featuring workers whose racism was really showing this past week on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Folks, my Google Alerts were pumping out some real doozies!

But that can wait. Continue reading

Last week, I participated in a webinar called “Labor Relations in Times of Pandemic.” Among other things, we discussed how COVID-19 and the corresponding need for workplace safety and other employee protections could lead to a spike in unionizing efforts. Continue reading

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Last week, I blogged here about a couple of bills in Congress that could relax some of the more stringent rules associated with Paycheck Protection Program loans.

This week, one of those pieces of legislation called the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 just cleared the House by a vote of 417-1. Here is a copy of the bill. And courtesy of this press release from co-sponsor, Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX), here is a concise bullet-point summary of what the new legislation accomplishes:

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”
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