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May 7, 2020

City of Los Angeles Enacts Mandatory Right to Recall and Worker Retention Ordinances

Two new City of Los Angeles ordinances that the mayor signed into law on May 4, 2020 will force employers in certain industries to rehire laid off or furloughed employees in a specified manner, rather than at the employer’s discretion.

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May 7, 2020

EEOC Will Not Collect EEO-1 Data This Year

On May 7, 2020, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it will not collect Form EEO-1 workplace demographic data for calendar year 2019 this year.

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May 5, 2020

Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on Work Sharing Programs

The DOL recently issued new guidance to states on the Short-Time Compensation (STC) program provisions (also known as “work sharing” or “shared work”) in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act).

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May 4, 2020

Amendments to NYC Law Would Codify the ABC Test

Wrapped up in the pending NYC Essential Workers Bill of Rights is legislation that would expand the city’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Act to cover many workers currently classified as independent contractors.

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April 30, 2020

SBA Releases New Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program Certifications, Announces Safe Harbor for Borrowers that Repay Their Loans

Ahead of a second round of lending, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that businesses applying for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) must consider other sources of liquidity before certifying that they need a PPP loan.

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April 23, 2020

Virginia Increases its Minimum Wage to $12.00 per Hour by 2023

On April 22, 2020, during a special legislative session, the Virginia General Assembly voted to approve Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed amendment to a bill that will increase the Commonwealth’s minimum wage to $12.00 per hour by January 1, 2023.

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April 21, 2020

Lawmakers Agree to New Funding for Paycheck Protection Act Program

Senate lawmakers agreed on April 21, 2020, to inject cash into the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a mechanism for offering forgivable loans to small businesses.

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April 21, 2020

President Announces Potential Temporary Suspension of Immigration to the United States

On Monday, April 20, 2020, the president announced a possible temporary suspension of immigration to the United States as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 21, 2020

DOL Clarifies That Gig Workers Can Qualify for COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits When Their Work Dries Up

The Department of Labor has clarified that gig workers qualify as “unemployed” under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program when they lose a significant amount of business because of COVID-19.

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