The WARN Act and COVID-19

  • Mar 18, 2020
  • COVID-19
  • Dennis J. Merley

Discussions about furloughs and temporary business closures are an unfortunate reality in our current environment. As a result, employers may be wondering whether the law requires them to provide advance notice of layoffs (even if ...

The Workplace Coronavirus Guide – Part 2

  • Mar 11, 2020
  • COVID-19
  • Grant T. Collins

Having examined the health and safety aspects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in The Workplace Coronavirus Guide – Part 1, let’s now look at pay and benefit issues that are likely to arise when employees are unable ...

The Workplace Coronavirus Guide – Part 1

  • Mar 10, 2020
  • COVID-19
  • Colin H. Hargreaves

The Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has employers concerned, especially after the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared a public health emergency.  Employers now face pressing legal concerns relating to such matters as protecting employee safety, ensuring proper pay ...

Layoffs Are In Store For Santa’s Workshop

2019 was neither merry nor bright at Santa’s Workshop.  Their delivery business dropped 30% due to competition from Amazon, and they recently were served with a class action lawsuit for emotional distress on behalf of ...