ASAP
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June 4, 2020

Congress Approves Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

On June 3, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed by voice vote the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020 (H.R. 7010).

Insight
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June 4, 2020

Michigan Moves to Stage 4 of the Safe State Plan, Setting the Stage for Most Businesses to Reopen

On June 1, 2020, Michigan Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order moving the entire state of Michigan to Stage 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan and setting the stage for most businesses to resume operations.

ASAP
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June 4, 2020

Ontario, Canada: COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Recently Updated

On May 27, 2020, Ontario updated its COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool (Tool), which was originally launched in March 2020.

Podcast
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June 3, 2020

COVID and Contractors – New Leave Laws Impact Worker Classification

A discussion of new paid sick leave laws and long-term impacts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insight
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June 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. Activates its Reopening Plan, While Maryland Permits Additional Activities Under its Roadmap to Recovery

Last week, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser moved DC to Phase One of its plan for reopening following COVID-19 closures. Likewise, as of June 1, 2020, all jurisdictions in Maryland have entered the first stage of the state’s reopening plan.

Insight
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June 3, 2020

Temporary Worker FFCRA Leave Rights and Joint Employer Challenges

The tsunami of new employment laws and regulations in the last two months has challenged employers and human resources professionals, created a host of new employee rights, and caused many bouts of compliance head-scratching.

Littler Report
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June 3, 2020

COVID-19: The Next Normal – International Guide Supplement

Government officials across the world are easing up, or preparing to ease up, on the stringent business closures and stay at home orders that were implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Insight
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June 2, 2020

Are You Ready to Reopen Your Office Building? CDC Says Not So Fast!

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently issued a roadmap of critical tasks for employers ready to get their staff back in the office.

Insight
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June 2, 2020

Administration Implements New Entry Restrictions on Chinese Students and Researchers Affiliated with China’s “Military-Civil Fusion Strategy”

On May 29, 2020, the White House issued a new proclamation on the admission of certain nonimmigrant students and researchers from the People’s Republic of China.

Littler Report
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June 2, 2020

The Littler COVID-19 Return to Work Survey Report

With stay-at-home orders across the country being lifted, employers are navigating a host of legal and operational issues in bringing employees back to the workplace.

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