COVID-19 Client Communication, Vol. 5

Below please find our latest alerts surrounding COVID-19 and its effect on various policies and laws, ranging from labor law (i.e., FFCRA) to the world of corporate governance and securities (i.e., SEC). As always, feel free to read and share these alerts, and contact us if there is anything we can do to help you or your business maintain compliance in this ever-evolving situation.

NLRB Advice on COVID-19

The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a memo intended to assist the public, employers and unions in analyzing the impact that emergency decision-making by unionized employers have on collective bargaining obligations. Read more…

Employee Relief in the Empire State

The New York COVID-19 Quarantine Leave Law provides emergency paid and/or unpaid sick leave to eligible employees unable to work due to a quarantine order. Read more to learn how the New York Law interacts with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Read more…

Additional SEC Relief is Revealed

The SEC is providing additional temporary regulatory relief to market participants in response to effects caused by COVID-19. Read more…

Remote Work Blurs Boundaries

Certain companies must take extra steps to ensure compliance with immigration laws and labor laws when their employees are working remotely. Read more…

More FFCRA Questions Answered

The U.S. Department of Labor published a second series of Q&As related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Read more for our top six takeaways for employers. Read more…

Enforcement Extension

The U.S. Department of Labor will not enforce the Families First Coronavirus Response Act until April 18, 2020, provided that the employer has made reasonable, good faith efforts to comply with the Act. Read more…

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