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COVID-19 Labor, HR & Paid Leave

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 3, Considerations from Legal Council

Legal questions surrounding COVID-19 range from questions over company responsibilities and liabilities, to what constitutes reasonable health and safety concerns from employees. Learn top considerations from the American Subcontractors Association Attorneys' Council. 

DOL and IRS Extend Timeframes for Some Employee Benefit Plans

The Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service have extended timeframes for some group health plans, according to a joint notice.

Do Your Employees Qualify for Paid Leave Due to COVID-19?

To help employees determine when they qualify for paid leave, the NGA has developed a fact sheet that you can distribute to a company’s workforce.

Working Remotely: Hardware, Software and Soft Skills

“The Additional Pressure the Outbreak Places on Your Information Technology Operations,” part of Associated General Contractors “Navigating the Outbreak” webinar series, examines how companies can adapt and upgrade their IT processes to continue communicating and collaborating at home.

Take 3 Steps to Protect Your Business from the Coronavirus Pandemic

The three areas where business owners can concentrate their efforts are on education, anticipating supply chain issues, and marketing and sales activities. 

Americans With Disabilities Act: What are employer obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, requires that employers make reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities, unless it creates undue hardship. This will have implications for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What are your obligations for paid and unpaid leave?

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is slated to take effect no later than April 2 and is set to last until the end of 2020. Per the act’s stipulations, employers are required to provide some paid relief for employees, but employers may apply for tax credits on a quarterly basis that will…