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April 22, 2020

Philadelphia Clarifies City’s WARN Act to Account for COVID-19-Related Closures

Late on April 20, 2020, the City of Philadelphia issued Temporary Emergency Regulations to the Philadelphia Notification of Intention to Close or Relocate Operations ordinance (Philadelphia WARN Act).

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April 22, 2020

Canadian Federal Government Releases Online Calculator for Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Canadian federal government announced that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) application form will become available on Monday, April 27, 2020, and launched an online CEWS calculator to help employers apply for the CEWS.

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April 21, 2020

Lawmakers Agree to New Funding for Paycheck Protection Act Program

Senate lawmakers agreed on April 21, 2020, to inject cash into the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a mechanism for offering forgivable loans to small businesses.

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April 19, 2020

WARN Act Risks Loom for Employers Re-Hiring or Un-Furloughing Employees to Receive Paycheck Protection Program Funding

Employers accepting funding under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and bringing employees back onto the active payroll with PPP loan funds are confronting challenging WARN Act compliance issues.

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April 18, 2020

Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice Issues Favorable Ruling for Employers on COVID-19 Relief Measure

On April 17, 2020, a majority of the Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice (STF) upheld the constitutionality of Provisional Measure # 936 (MP # 936), bringing some relief for employers struggling to implement steps to reduce labor costs during the pandemic.

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April 16, 2020

Virginia Extends Restrictions on Nonessential Businesses

On April 15, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam extended Executive Order 53, which imposes restrictions on nonessential retail businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, for an additional two weeks.

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April 16, 2020

Significant New COVID-19 Health and Safety Requirements Imposed on Pennsylvania Businesses

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, M.D. issued an order on April 15 aimed at preventing further spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. The Order was immediately effective, but it will not be enforced until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2020.

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April 16, 2020

New Wisconsin COVID-19 Law Includes Critical Employment Provisions

On April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Senate convened for its first-ever virtual session to pass a COVID-19 relief package.

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April 15, 2020

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Options for Texas Employers in the Face of COVID-19

As they struggle to stay afloat during this time of crisis, many employers are looking for legal, humane ways to cut costs, including in payroll and benefits. This article summarizes the current state of Texas law on these subjects.

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April 15, 2020

Venezuela: How the Extended State of Alert Affects Workplaces during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Venezuelan government recently extended its declared State of Alert, under which all labor activities are suspended through May 13, 2020, except for telework and essential services. This article discusses options for employers during the suspension.

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