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May 12, 2020

Puerto Rico: Deadlines to File Qualification Amendments are Extended due to COVID-19 Lockdown

Puerto Rico’s lockdown measures have affected deadlines imposed by government agencies, including deadlines imposed by the Puerto Rico Treasury Department.

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May 12, 2020

Canada: Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Plan Cannot be Used to Top up the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The federal government of Canada has clarified that the Employment Insurance rules allowing employers to make additional payments to workers through Supplementary Unemployment Benefit Plans do not apply to employees receiving the CERB.

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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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May 11, 2020

Massachusetts Agency Provides Guidance on Unemployment Benefits for Returning Employees and Employers’ Obligations

The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) recently issued new guidance for employers, addressing a number of questions related to the effect returning to work will have on employees’ unemployment benefits and employers’ obligations.

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May 8, 2020

IRS Reverses Course on Employee Retention Credit for Qualified Health Plan Expenses

The IRS has changed its position and will allow employers to receive a tax credit for paying health care plan premiums for employees on furlough.

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May 5, 2020

DOL Releases New Model COBRA Notices Amid Continued Wave of Litigation

On May 1, 2020, the Department of Labor released new versions of its model COBRA notices, adding a new action item for employers facing a contracting workforce and a growing wave of participant litigation.

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April 29, 2020

Wisconsin Employers Making the Best of the Worst: Implementing a Work-Share Program

The unprecedented economic conditions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have forced many Wisconsin employers to implement layoffs, partial furloughs, pay reductions and other painful employment actions.

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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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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 7, 2020

California Court of Appeal Addresses Whether There are Limits to Vacation Payout Requirement for "Unlimited" Vacation Policies

On April 1, 2020, a California Court of Appeal issued a long-awaited decision relating to the use of so-called “unlimited” vacation plans.

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