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April 7, 2020

DOL Provides Further Guidance on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

On Sunday April 5, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) 16-20 to provide further guidance on Section 2102 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.

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April 7, 2020

The Netherlands: Court Allows Employers to Amend Pension Scheme Unilaterally

Employers frequently ask whether they may amend their existing pension plan schemes unilaterally. In the Netherlands, employees have to agree to pension plan amendments, separately from the works council.

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April 3, 2020

DOL Provides Guidance on CARES Act Unemployment Expansion, But Employer Concerns Remain

On April 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new guidance on unemployment insurance (UI) for states responding to COVID-19, under the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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March 30, 2020

Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation Provisions in the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is intended to stimulate the U.S. economy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act contains a number of provisions relating to employee benefits and executive compensation.

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March 30, 2020

Puerto Rico Treasury Department Extends Tax Exemptions for COVID-19 Employer-Provided Payments and Amends Rules for Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions

In light of the economic impact COVID-19 has had on both the businesses that have been forced to close and their employees, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department is extending certain benefits.

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March 26, 2020

Senate Passes CARES Act with Relief for Businesses and Additional Unemployment Benefits

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) in the late hours of March 25, 2020.

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March 19, 2020

During COVID-19 Crisis, Canadian Federal Government Makes Changes to Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits and Work-Sharing Program

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Federal Government of Canada has made changes to Employment Insurance (EI) Sickness Benefits and its Work-Sharing Program to assist eligible employers and employees.

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March 18, 2020

Strategies for California Employers to Supplement Employee Wages Through Public Benefits

In light of the recent coronavirus pandemic, many businesses will inevitably be forced to reduce employees’ hours and thus their compensation. As a result, employees may be eligible to file for partial unemployment benefits.

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March 18, 2020

The Netherlands: Emergency Fund Bridging Employment Replaces the Working Time Reduction Scheme

A new program in the Netherlands subsidizes wage costs for employers that have seen at least a 20% reduction in revenue due to the coronavirus.

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