If you are a parent on the eve of schools reopening wondering “how can I make this work,” the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has a provision that may help.
On August 3, 2020, a notable decision was entered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. While this decision doesn’t necessarily apply to Pennsylvania employers, it is noteworthy because it does give us some idea of how the implementation of FFCRA will unfold.
On August 8th, President Trump issued an executive order which permits the deferral, withholding, and payment of some employee’s wage taxes from September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
As employers plan to reenter the workplace, the value of protective options must be weighed against the cost of disruption. One protective option is temperature screening.
Without good cause, employees cannot receive unemployment compensation for any week that they refused an offer of work, provided that the employer notifies the Pennsylvania Department of Labor within seven days of the refusal. Here are three tips for effective and legally defensible recall protocols…
Department of Labor Releases Procedures for the Small Business Exemption to COVID-19 Legal RequirementsApril 3rd, 2020
Under the FFCRA, small businesses, or organizations with fewer than 50 employees, may qualify for an exemption to the FFCRA’s leave entitlements. Depending on the circumstances, a small business may be exempt from leave entitlements as to all employees, or just as to certain employees.
On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor released regulations to clarify leave entitlements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
In this HR Law Update, attorney Ellen Schurdak updates the latest on unemployment during COVID-19.
Once enacted into law, Senate Bill 751 provides that no employee of any school entity who was employed as of March 13, 2020 shall receive more or less compensation that the employee would otherwise have been entitled to receive
In this HR Law Update, employment attorney Ellen Schurdak updates the latest on COVID-19 for PA employers.