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What a week it was! I spent it providing coronavirus counseling out the wazoo, while reading more COVID-19 legal updates than I thought were possible, including me posting on Saturday. Saturday!?!

But, ICYMI, just after midnight on Saturday, the House passed a revised version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act with approval from President Trump. Federal emergency FMLA and paid sick leave are practically here.

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Last week, we covered (here) what the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission wants employers to know about COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This week, we have new guidance from OSHA and the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. Continue reading

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I’m a two tin can and string kinda guy. That way, not only can I can tell my kids — I have 50 of them — to cut the crap and clip my blogger toenails but also I can use the string and cans to—

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According to a recent survey, 17.5 million American workers may be skipping work today, the day after the Super Bowl. About 6 in 10 of those employees had their Monday absence pre-approved. So, at least you can plan for that.

But, what about the other 6-or-so million?

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