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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 19, 2020

COVID-19 – A Retail Industry Focus

COVID-19 is the top priority across businesses and industries as the virus affects millions of people. This Insight highlights some of the issues of particular concern to the retail community.

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March 19, 2020

Brazil Takes Steps to Manage Labor Force During COVID-19 Pandemic

Brazil declared a state of public disaster (Legislative Decree # 88/2020) on March 18, 2020, which will allow the government to spend beyond the annual budget to assist with health needs and to support employment.

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March 19, 2020

District of Columbia Passes Emergency Legislation Expanding Coverage Under the DCFMLA and Unemployment Insurance

On March 17, 2020, the District of Columbia City Council unanimously approved, and the mayor signed, the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 19, 2020

Nevada Labor Commissioner Issues Paid Leave Guidance on COVID-19

The Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner has issued formal guidance regarding employees’ rights to use—and employers’ obligations to provide—mandatory paid leave in light of COVID-19.

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March 18, 2020

Senate Approves Paid Sick Leave, Family Medical Leave Expansion; Bill Expected to Become Law

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate approved House-passed legislation responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 18, 2020

Governments of Canada and the United States Announce They Will Close the Border Between the Two Countries for Non-essential Travel

On March 18, 2020, the governments of Canada and the United States announced they will be closing the border between the two countries for all non-essential travel.

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March 18, 2020

The Intersection of COVID-19 and Leave Laws: An FAQ for U.S. Employers

Most employers are familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and relevant state or local paid sick leave laws. But there are other, lesser-known laws potentially implicated amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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March 18, 2020

Puerto Rico Agencies Issue Guidance Clarifying Executive Order on COVID-19 Shutdown and Curfew Measures

Various agencies in Puerto Rico have issued guidance to clarify provisions in the recent Executive Order enacted to facilitate the private and public closings necessary to combat the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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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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