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Department of Labor's Updated Temporary Rule on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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September 14, 2020    On September 11, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an updated temporary rule on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The updated temporary rule was anticipated…

OSHA Requires the Recording of COVID-19 Cases in the Workplace

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July 22, 2020  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised its earlier enforcement guidance on recording COVID-19 cases in the workplace. The updated guidance requires employers to investigate whether a particular case…

EEOC Updates Its COVID-19 Guidance to Allow Employers to Test Employees for COVID-19

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April 28, 2020  On April 17, 2020, and April 23, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released updates to its publication, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO…

Department of Labor Issues Regulations on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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April 20, 2020  The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has issued temporary regulations interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The temporary regulations cover many topics in 125 pages, and this client alert…

Department of Labor Issues Required Families First Coronavirus Response Act Poster

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March 25, 2020  On March 25, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released its Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) notice.  The required notice can be located here (please see first link under “Posters” section).…
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What it Means for Employers

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Updated: March 25, 2020 On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) into law. The FFCRA contains two main provisions that address employee leaves – the Emergency Family and Medical…

Ohio Expands Unemployment Benefits to Address Evolving COVID-19 Situation

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March 16, 2020  Through Executive Order on March 15, 2020, Governor Michael DeWine announced an expansion of Ohio’s unemployment benefits to address the evolving COVID-19 situation.  Announced in conjunction with the state’s shutdown…
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Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Employers

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March 15, 2020 The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is evolving on a daily basis. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak a pandemic. Government agencies, businesses, and employers are all struggling…
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COVID-19 and the Workplace: The Employer Response Plan

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March 10, 2020 As COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads into Ohio, it’s important for employers to be prepared in their response to employees who are sick and be ready for the impact of the virus on the workplace. According to the Centers for…