Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed into law Senate Bill 359, which, like legislation enacted by several other states, is designed to protect healthcare facilities, businesses, and other entities from civil liability related to the spread of COVID-19, except in limited situations that include where there is a showing of gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
Archives for August 11, 2020
On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued the Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster (Executive Order).
Many jurisdictions require individuals to wear face coverings in public spaces, including in retail businesses, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an unprecedented move and without taking into consideration the mass opposition from the private sector, on August 7, 2020, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 306 to prohibit workplace bullying.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed new legislation requiring employers to provide paid lactation breaks and private locations at the worksite where working mothers can express breast milk. The new law is effective immediately.
Everyone needs a break.
Businesses are grappling with difficult legal and logistical questions about how to respond to the president’s payroll-tax holiday order.
Uber’s “third way” would offer its drivers flexibility plus some benefits. It’s not totally crazy.
Zomato, a global food-delivery company based in India, drew praise for introducing the new policy. Its chief executive says there is no “shame or stigma” in applying for the time off.
President Donald Trump’s order to delay collection of payroll taxes thrusts a dilemma on U.S. companies: continue withholding the money from workers expecting bigger paychecks or pass it on and potentially put themselves or their employees at risk of a big end-of-year bill from the IRS.
86% of women have gone through matrescence, yet very few can define the term.
The Human Genome Project was a collaborative venture to map the entirety of human DNA. It finished in 2003, and in the 17 years since, we’ve luckily avoided falling into a society that uses genetic information to discriminate against its citizens.
With passengers gone and Covid lurking, crew members remained stuck on vessels waiting to get home; ‘we were in danger and were told nothing’
States can count their existing payments toward their $100 match of unemployment benefits under the plan announced by President Donald Trump on Saturday, according to a Department of Labor guidance obtained by CNN.
Three days before Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the U.S., the Department of Labor dealt a blow to one of the incoming administration’s sole allies in Silicon Valley.