Coronavirus Impact Updates

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Paid Leave During COVID-19

Coronavirus

Over the past several weeks the federal government has passed a number of employment related laws in an effort to minimize the harsh economic impact of COVID-19 and the subsequent shutdowns ordered by state and local governments. Two of these are the Emergency Paid sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA).

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Covid-19: Expanded Unemployment Assistance for Non-traditional Workers

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The impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt across the globe, including by the millions of workers who have been laid off in the United States. The CARES Act (the “Act”) has established a temporary, federally funded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (“PUA”) program for individuals who are otherwise ineligible to receive unemployment benefits, such as gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors.

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COVID-19 Triggering Georgia’s Mass Separation Notice Requirements and changes to Partial Claims Process

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As businesses continue to grapple with ongoing closures and the effects of wide scale social distancing spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, a spotlight has been cast on some lesser known state requirements related to mass separations.

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