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July 7, 2020

New San Francisco Emergency Ordinance Requires Layoff Notices, Reemployment Rights and Reasonable Accommodation for Eligible Workers

San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.

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June 23, 2020

COVID-19 Lawsuits and Claims Increasing in Courts Nationwide

As the U.S. continues to struggle with the impact of the pandemic on health, safety, and the economy, it is likely that many employers will have yet another issue to face as they attempt to maintain and reopen their businesses: lawsuits.

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June 17, 2020

Canada: COVID-19 and Relief from Mass Termination Rules

Canadian businesses have suffered severe financial distress due to COVID-19. Many employers have been forced to lay off their employees hoping they would only be required to do so temporarily.

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June 17, 2020

United Kingdom: Further Updates and FAQs on the UK Furlough Scheme

The UK government announced measures to help workers and employers, including a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This article - updated June 17, 2020 - summarises the grant, which is available to all UK employers, based on current guidance.

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June 9, 2020

July is the New January – Employment and Labor Laws are Skipping Summer Vacation

Each year, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute provides its “July is the New January” report on labor and employment laws that become effective in the middle of the year.

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June 2, 2020

Government of Ontario, Canada Issues New Regulation Favourable to Employers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On May 29, 2020, the government of Ontario filed Ontario Regulation 228/20 (Regulation) under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).

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May 21, 2020

A Return to Work Roadmap for New York Employers

After weeks or months of remote work or closed operations, businesses are understandably eager to resume normal operations and bring employees back to the workplace.

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May 20, 2020

Stay on Top of “Stay At Home” – A List of Statewide Orders

This post identifies the jurisdictions where “stay at home” types of orders remain in effect.

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May 12, 2020

Key Legislation Emerging from Maryland and Local Ordinances to Remember

It is safe to say that spring 2020 will not soon be forgotten. While the COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news and the attention of federal and state governments alike, the Maryland General Assembly passed several new laws affecting the workplace.

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May 12, 2020

Maryland Enacts Mandatory WARN Act Obligations for Even Small Job Actions

Maryland recently enacted amendments to its Economic Stabilization Act to require that an employer implementing a “reduction in operations” must provide 60 days’ advance notice and continuation of certain benefits.

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