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COVID-19 Related Leaves of Absence and Other Accommodations

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on workplaces, employers large and small are faced with the challenge of navigating various federal, state, and local laws when responding to employees’ requests for COVID-19 related leaves and other accommodations. Laws that potentially apply to requests for such leave are summarized below. […]

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Politics in the Workplace

With election day within weeks, people are expressing their
political beliefs more than ever – buttons, t-shirts, hats, etc. When contentious political topics spill into
the workplace, employers may be left wondering what actions they can take to prevent harm to morale and productivity. […]

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Dealing with Unions During a Pandemic

The coronavirus emergency has hit every employer hard, none more so than
unionized employers who must deal with their unions while also considering significant and
immediate operational changes. This raises the simple question: As a unionized employer, how must
and should you deal with your unions during this pandemic crisis?

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CARES Act Loans for Union and Non-Union Mid-Sized and Non-Profit Employers: Beware the Fine Print

As we shared with you in our March 28th Note (“Congress Showers
Employers with Loan Programs, Tax Credits, and Other Incentives to Retain
Employees”), new loan programs under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security
Act (“CARES Act”) for mid-sized employers and non-profits come with significant strings attached
for those employers wishing to participate in these new loan programs.

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