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:
Earlier this month, I told you about an attorney who claimed that her former employer wrongfully discharged her for refusing to violate a stay-at-home order.
Now, we’ve got another lawyer-plaintiff, this time claiming that his former employer fired him for taking FMLA leave when after contracted COVID-19. Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA’s COVID-19 requirements. Among them, its enforcement policy for recording cases of coronavirus.