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More FFCRA Leave Questions Answered re Summer Camp Closures

Summer is here, and employers and employees are now facing the issue of summer camp closures.    On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division (WHD) clarified its enforcement position in Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2020-4 (FAB), confirming that eligible employees may take paid leave under the federal Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA), if their minor children's summer camps or other programs are closed.

OSHA Issues Road Map for Reopening Businesses

Yesterday, OSHA issued guidance detailing a 3-phase roadmap for nonessential businesses reopening their doors following COVID-19 shutdowns and guidelines for employer reopening policies. The guidance outlines 3 phases for reopening the workplace:

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Huge Civil Rights Victory to LGBTQ Workers

Yesterday, in a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation.

New EEOC Guidance- Part II: Navigating Employment Issues during the Pandemic

As we blogged about yesterday here, the EEOC released additional guidance to help employers navigate tricky workplace issues and decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complete guidance and EEOC FAQ can be found here.

New EEOC Guidance - Part I: Navigating Employment Issues during the Pandemic

On June 11, 2020, the EEOC released additional guidance to help employers navigate tricky workplace issues and decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complete guidance and EEOC FAQ can be found here.

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Is the Law

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act ("PPPFA") was signed into law on June 5, 2020.    The PPPFA tweaks the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to give borrowers greater flexibility, both in terms of how they spend their loans and the length of time they have to spend it, and relaxes some requirements for forgiveness.

The Sessions Firm Presents with ACA International "When COVID-Mary Returns - Part II" June 16, 2020 -- 3 PM EST (2 PM CST)

Join us for our newest 1 hour ACA presentation on June 16 for Part II of a 2-part series addressing potential litigation risks and liability facing employers for Covid-19 reopening issues.


RACHEL MORRIS NAMED 'RISING STAR' BY FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

Sessions Fishman Nathan & Israel proudly announces that for the third year Rachel A. Morris from our Tampa office is a Florida Super Lawyer - Rising Star in Employment & Labor Law: Employer.

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