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The CARES Act Is The Law - Help Is On The Way For U.S. Businesses

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to provide financial assistance to individuals and businesses.  The CARES Act includes approximately $2 trillion in assistance to individuals and businesses.

DOL Answers Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Department of Labor (DOL) has answered many employer questions regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. For the DOL's complete FAQ, please click here. Below is our summary of some of the most important clarifications published by the DOL. Also...

Attention Employers with Less than 500 Employees: Your Questions Answered re "Families First Coronavirus Response Act"

As we blogged about here, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act). The new law requires small employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide certain paid-leave benefits to employees who are negatively affected by the novel coronavirus emergency. Applicable employers are given new tax credits and federal payroll-tax relief to pay for the new mandatory benefits.  

President Trump Signs the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act"), by a vote of 90-8, and President Donald Trump signed the Act into law.   

The Sessions Firm - Coronavirus Response: We are here!!

As we respond to the Coronavirus, THE SESSIONS FIRM has 2 priorities: 1) the health and safety of you, your family, and SFNI and our families and 2) our uninterrupted service to clients.

WARNING: New Jersey mini-WARN Act Amended to Require 90 Days of Notice and Guaranteed Severance Pay

On January 21, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law an amendment to the New Jersey mini-WARN Act to mandate 90 days' advance written WARN notice of a defined mass layoff, transfer of operations, or termination of operations (for companies with at least 100 employees) that affects at least 50 employees "at or reporting to" the establishment, among other provisions. N.J.S.A. § 34:21-1, et seq. The amended Act takes effect on July 19, 2020.

Marks Misses the Mark In The 7th Circuit: Court Rejects Marks And Holds An ATDS Must Generate Random Or Sequential Numbers

On February 19, in Gadelhak v. AT&T Services, Inc., the 7thCircuit adopted the reasoning of the 3rd and 11th Circuits holding a dialing system is not an ATDS as defined by the TCPA if it does not store or produce numbers to be called using a random or sequential number generator, and, instead, exclusively dials numbers stored on a customer database.

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