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March 26, 2020

Senate Passes CARES Act with Relief for Businesses and Additional Unemployment Benefits

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) in the late hours of March 25, 2020.

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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 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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March 18, 2020

The Netherlands: Emergency Fund Bridging Employment Replaces the Working Time Reduction Scheme

A new program in the Netherlands subsidizes wage costs for employers that have seen at least a 20% reduction in revenue due to the coronavirus.

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March 17, 2020

A COVID-19 Guide for Rhode Island Employers

The recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has implications specific to Rhode Island employers. On March 16, 2020, Governor Raimondo issued a directive that restaurants and similar businesses remain closed for eat-in dining.

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March 13, 2020

IRS Issues High Deductible Health Plan Guidance Related to COVID-19

The IRS has issued Notice 2020-15, allowing HSA-compatible high deductible health plans to provide coverage for testing and treatment of COVID-19-related services without an annual deductible requirement or with a lower annual deductible.

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February 26, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissed Employee’s Right to Damages for Value of Incentives That Would Have Vested During Reasonable Notice Period

Whether a wrongfully dismissed employee is entitled to damages as compensation for the value of incentives that would have vested during the reasonable notice period is frequently litigated in Canada.

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February 21, 2020

Puerto Rico Department of Treasury Grants Tax Exemptions for Employer-Provided Payments and Certain Benefits to Employees and Independent Contractors Related to the Recent Earthquakes

On February 20, 2020, the PR Treasury issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 20-08 granting employers temporary income tax exemptions over payments and certain benefits made to employees and contractors related to the recent earthquakes.

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February 21, 2020

Puerto Rico Treasury Department Issues Post-Earthquake Rules for Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Distributions and Loans

The Puerto Rico Treasury Department has issued guidance providing special rules and procedures applicable to distributions from qualified retirement plans and individual retirement accounts following the recent earthquakes.

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January 30, 2020

Second Circuit Rules ERISA Plan Can Be Reformed Absent Any Mistakes, Fraud or Other Inequitable Conduct

The Second Circuit recently considered for the first time whether the equitable remedy of reformation was available under ERISA absent an allegation of fraud, mistake, or inequitable conduct.

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