On May 17, 2020, the New York DOH and DOL issued joint Guidance pertaining to an employer’s obligation under the New York State COVID-19 Sick Leave Law to provide paid sick leave to “health care employees.”
OSHA has issued an Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), providing new guidance on how to investigate COVID-19-related hazards as the transmission of COVID-19 slows and workplaces continue to reopen.
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application accompanied by detailed instructions.
On May 18, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Reopening Advisory Board released the Reopening Massachusetts Report, which provides details regarding the state’s four-phase return-to-work plan.
As the world slowly returns to some semblance of normalcy, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia recently announced varying plans as to when they will reopen and what reopening will look like.