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April 29, 2020

Illinois Department of Human Rights Releases Model Sexual Harassment Training

Under the Workplace Transparency Act, all Illinois employers must provide mandatory sexual harassment training to all employees by December 31, 2020, and annually thereafter.

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April 28, 2020

Amendments to New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act Includes New Notice Obligations

On April 3, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the 2020-2021 state budget bills, which include several amendments to New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA).

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April 25, 2020

Georgia Pushes Forward: Latest Order Offers Detailed Reopening Steps and A Preview for Other States

On April 23, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp signed an order relaxing the statewide Shelter in Place Order and providing additional guidance related to the reopening of Critical Infrastructure and non-Critical Infrastructure business operations.

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April 23, 2020

Netherlands: Collective secondment provisions; consigned to history?

The Court of Appeal in The Hague recently held that the Employment and Security Act precludes secondment agencies from terminating contracts with workers who are ill or injured at work, despite terms allowing such terminations in collective agreements.

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April 20, 2020

Domestic Violence in the Era of COVID-19: What Can Employers Do?

One perhaps unanticipated effect of the pandemic and the corresponding shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders is a marked increase in domestic violence worldwide.

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April 17, 2020

California Extends COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave to Essential Food Sector Workers

On April 16, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20, which took immediate effect and requires certain food sector workers to receive COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave during the pendency of any statewide stay-at-home order.

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April 16, 2020

Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Labor and Human Resources Issues Guidance Requiring Employers to Adopt Plans to Control Employee Exposure to COVID-19 in the Workplace

On April 15, 2020, Puerto Rico’s Secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources issued guidance discussing the basic elements employers are required to include in their plans to limit employee exposure to COVID-19.

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April 16, 2020

CARES Act Offers New Incentives to Employers Considering Student-Loan Repayment Programs

The CARES Act included a variety of new provisions to help employers and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those provisions were two aimed at student-loan repayment.

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April 16, 2020

Canada: Eligibility for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Expanded

The Government of Canada previously announced that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) would be available to support workers and businesses. On April 15, 2020, the prime minister announced that the eligibility rules will be expanded.

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April 15, 2020

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Options for Texas Employers in the Face of COVID-19

As they struggle to stay afloat during this time of crisis, many employers are looking for legal, humane ways to cut costs, including in payroll and benefits. This article summarizes the current state of Texas law on these subjects.

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