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DOL Issues Temporary Rules Related to FFCRA

On the day that the law went into effect, April 1, 2020,  the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its temporary rule about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  The new rule (123 pages) is now available […]

Andrea Johnson

Executive Order GA 14 - Summary for Construction Services

Governor Greg Abbott issued a new Executive Order GA 14 relating to statewide continuity of essential services and activities during the COVID-19 disaster.  The executive order supersedes any conflicting order issued by local officials in response […]

Dallas County Paid Sick Leave Blocked by Federal Court

A federal judge in Sherman, Texas on Monday issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the City of Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (“Ordinance”).  Businesses with employees in Dallas for now will not need to comply with the Ordinance […]

Latest DOL FFCRA Guidance Critical for Employer Strategies

During the COVID-19 national emergency, employers are faced with difficult choices, incorporating critical strategies and significant new requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief […]

Coronavirus FAQ #3 for Employers - The CARES Act

The biggest lifeline out there was just passed by Congress and signed by the President on Friday, March 27, 2020.  That’s the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES” or the “Act”), the largest stimulus […]

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES)

Today, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the largest and most comprehensive act to aid businesses, employers and employees, particularly in the small business segment, during this COVID-19 pandemic.  The hefty price tag, $2 trillion, will provide […]

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Update on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA” or the “Act”), into law. The law overhauls leave requirements for employers – amending the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA […]

Andrea Johnson