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May 13, 2020

Newly Unveiled HEROES Act Includes Grant Program for Employers to Provide Premium Pay to Essential Workers

In addition to numerous provisions expanding paid leave and unemployment benefits, the newly introduced HEROES Act would create a program enabling employers to provide premium pay to essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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May 13, 2020

Missouri and the St. Louis Region Get Back to Work: Business Guidelines, Practical Considerations, and Resources

As Missouri begins the work of gradually reopening its economy, state and local officials have provided certain restrictions and guidelines designed to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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May 13, 2020

Certain Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses in 37 Pennsylvania Counties Permitted to Reopen, but Must Implement Specific Health and Safety Measures

Effective May 15, 2020, 13 additional counties will move from the “red” to “yellow” phase under Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s Process to Reopen Pennsylvania.

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May 12, 2020

House Democrats Unveil “Phase 4” COVID-19 Relief Legislation, Including Expansion of Paid Sick and Family Leave, Hazard Pay, and Unemployment Benefits

On May 12, 2020, the Democratic leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled its opening bid in the next round of COVID-19 response legislation.

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May 12, 2020

Virginia Delays Phase One of its Business Reopening Plan in Northern Virginia Region, Richmond, and Accomack County

On May 12, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 62, delaying the implementation of Phase One of the Commonwealth’s three-phase reopening plan for the Northern Virginia Region until May 29, 2020.

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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

The Next Normal: A Littler Interview with Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

In this interview, Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), discusses NIOSH’s role in the response to COVID-19 and key safety and health issues facing employers as the economy reopens.

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May 12, 2020

Puerto Rico: Breach of Contract Claims in the COVID-19 Age and the “Force Majeure” Defense: Considerations for Employers

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to wreak havoc on industries and businesses around the world, disputes regarding breaches of contractual obligations are likely to increase.

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May 11, 2020

Canada: Eligible High-Revenue Employers in Need of Significant Funds to Weather the COVID-19 Storm Can Soon Apply for Emergency Financing

On May 11, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that, as part of its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the federal government will establish the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program.

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