DOL Revises FFCRA Leave Rule: Few Answers, More Questions…

September 15, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

DOL ISSUES REVISED FFCRA LEAVE RULE   In early August, a federal judge in New York struck down several significant aspects of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) temporary rules under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. On Friday, the DOL issued revised rules to address the concerns raised by the court. The… Read More →

LMVT’S Headlines: Politics in the Workplace, Timekeeping for Telework, Employer Liable for COVID Transmission?

August 27, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

LMVT’s Headlines August 27, 2020 POLITICS IN THE WORKPLACE: PRODUCTIVITY OR POLARIZATION? In what appears to be our never-ending political season, employers should prepare for employee discussions during worktime related to political matters. It really is hard to get away from it as virtually every news item features something that… Read More →

June Employment Law Bulletin

June 25, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

  Race and the Workplace Black Lives Matter was formed in 2013 after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The killing of George Floyd and others has resulted in Black Lives Matter becoming much greater than the issue of law enforcement and race – it’s… Read More →

A Guide to Reopening

May 21, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

A GUIDE TO REOPENING As states lift or relax stay-at-home orders, many employers are beginning to plan the reopening of their physical workplaces. Employers should consider safety measures, recall practices, and other unique COVID-19 issues as they reopen. Read our news alert here.

COVID-19 FAQs: Return to Work, Travel, Testing, PTO and Work from Home Issues

April 22, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

COVID-19 FAQS: RETURN TO WORK, TRAVEL, TESTING, PTO AND WORK FROM HOME ISSUES As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, many employers are handling the challenges ofnew workspaces, responding to novel employee work restriction requests, and navigating hurriedly packaged work legislation and regulations. The following FAQs range from questions arising when… Read More →

Breaking News: DOL Issues Guidance on Who is a Health Care Provider, Small Employer Exception & More

March 30, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

DOL ISSUES GUIDANCE ON WHO IS A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, THE SMALL EMPLOYER EXCEPTION AND MORE Over the weekend, the Department of Labor issued updated Q&As for the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act. Among the 20 new Q&As, several offer important guidance. The substantive additions… Read More →