Jones Walker has been assisting bank clients in all phases of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) since the program was created.
Archives for August 12, 2020
Executive Summary: On July 2, 2020, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Federal Register Notice of Final Rule amending its regulations under 41 CFR 60 regarding OFCCP jurisdiction over TRICARE health care providers.
Covid-19 is revolutionizing HR’s role.
With Congress at an impasse on stimulus talks, disarray over resuming negotiations bodes poorly for reaching a deal this week.
Pinterest Inc.’s former Chief Operating Officer Francoise Brougher claims in a lawsuit that she was fired in April after speaking up about gender discrimination by the company’s male-run leadership team.
How many days a month have you missed work or requested a day off for stomach pains and cramps because of menstruation?
Workplace bullying and its damaging effects have been hot topics in the news recently.
For the fortunate few who can work from home, the pandemic has brought an abrupt end to workplace mingling.
Hailed as “heroes” at the onset of the pandemic, supermarket employees now say they are overworked, overwhelmed and feeling expendable again.
New research suggests Black women with natural hairstyles, such as curly afros, braids or twists, are often perceived as less professional than Black women with straightened hair, particularly in industries where norms dictate a more conservative appearance.
Pinterest Inc. fired its top female executive for pointing out gender bias in a male-dominated leadership team, a suit filed Tuesday in a state court in San Francisco alleges.
On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum, which establishes a “lost wages assistance program” to help workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by dipping into the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Disaster Relief Fund (DRF).
At the end of July, the Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) released guidance to assist with the safe reopening of businesses in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance covers the following topics:
Employer Obligations to Keep the Workplace and Employees Safe Face Coverings Medical Checks Returning to
Assuming there is no further stalling or litigation by the government, Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) may finally be on their way to approximately 75,000 foreign nationals who have been waiting for them, in some cases for months, after having approved application notices in hand.
In Subramanya v. USCIS, federal District Judge
In May 2019, Connecticut joined a host of other states, including New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, in passing a bill that, pursuant to a series of incremental increases over time, will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. The first increase occurred in October 2019 and the