The initial March 31, 2020 deadline for employers to file EEO-1 reports has now passed without action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to open the filing portal or otherwise collect EEO-1 filings.
While Essential Businesses and their employees continue to battle COVID-19 with great resolve, some employers have faced brief walkouts and strike threats. This article addresses how employers may respond, including how to mitigate risks for all involved.
On March 30, 2020, following the recommendations of the Medical Task Force convened to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Puerto Rico Governor Hon. Wanda Vazquez-Garced issued two additional executive orders to help contain the virus.
The federal court overseeing a legal challenge to the City of Dallas’s paid sick leave ordinance entered a preliminary injunction preventing the city from enforcing the ordinance during the pendency of the litigation.
Although much of the U.S. workforce is increasingly teleworking in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, when employers return to business as usual, handling employee absences and leaves will continue to be a challenging issue.
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, employers that currently have employees reporting into their facility each day are being forced to consider stringent measures to protect the health and safety of their workforce.
On March 30, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 55, which incrementally increases the restrictions previously placed on Virginia businesses and residents in response to the current COVID-19 crisis.
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.