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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 ...