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May 4, 2020

Denver Joins a Growing Number of Colorado Municipalities Mandating Face Coverings While in Public

On May 1, 2020, Mayor Michael Hancock announced that the City and County of Denver will join other Colorado municipalities in requiring residents to wear “face coverings” in a broad array of public settings.

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May 4, 2020

Amendments to NYC Law Would Codify the ABC Test

Wrapped up in the pending NYC Essential Workers Bill of Rights is legislation that would expand the city’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Act to cover many workers currently classified as independent contractors.

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May 4, 2020

USCIS Announces COVID-19 Temporary Policy for List B Identity Documents

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced new guidance for Form I-9 completion, including implementing a temporary policy for acceptance of List B expired documents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 2, 2020

New York City Issues Order to Facilitate Employees Affected by COVID-19 to Qualify For Paid Sick Leave

On April 19, 2020, the New York City Commissioner for Health and Mental Hygiene signed an Order to compel persons who self-identify as requiring mandatory isolation due to COVID-19 to isolate in their home or another appropriate location.

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May 2, 2020

Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Labor Issues Guidance on New Employer Requirements to File Auto-Certification and Adopt COVID-19 Exposure Control Plans

As Puerto Rico starts to reopen, the government is placing much of the burden to stop the spread of COVID-19 on employers. On May 1, 2020, Puerto Rico Secretary of Labor issued Opinion Letter 2020-03 to implement Executive Order 2020-38.

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May 1, 2020

New Guidance Sheds Light on the Employee Retention Credit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Joint Committee on Taxation have issued new guidance to help clarify employer requirements for claiming the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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May 1, 2020

The Netherlands: Dutch Data Protection Authority Issues Hefty Penalty for Employee Fingerprint Scans

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA), the privacy watchdog in the Netherlands, recently issued a hefty fine of EUR 725,000 to a company for using fingerprint scanners.

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May 1, 2020

The Open Texas Plan: A State and Local Update

On April 27, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-18 (Order) regarding the reopening of Texas businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 30, 2020

Kentucky’s Reopening and Return to Work – Questions Remain

This week, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made several important announcements regarding Kentucky’s reopening and return-to-work.

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April 30, 2020

DOL Issues COVID-19 WARN Act Guidance

Over the weekend, the Department of Labor published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) addressing COVID-19 issues under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).

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