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But, first, thank you to everyone who stopped by yesterday for the Facebook Live / Zoom chat to discuss the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and other COVID-19 workplace issues. ICYMI, we did record the session. I’ve got audio here and my handsome talking mug here.

I’ll schedule another chat sesh once the House Bill advances through the Senate (which hasn’t happened yet, but maybe today), and President Trump signs it. Continue reading

Over the weekend, we got news that federal emergency paid sick leave is coming, with significant changes to FMLA too. Yesterday, I broke it down in plain English for you.

Today at noon Eastern, I’m going on Facebook Live (here) and, by reader request, Zoom (here, limited space available) to answer some of your questions about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

But, speaking of timing, when the heck might this House bill become law? Continue reading

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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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