Changes to New York City’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law (NYCSL) took effect on September 30, 2020.
Archives for September 2020
Shuttles and Carpooling for Manufacturing Employees During a Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided resources with tips and recommendations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 when carpooling or ridesharing to and from work.
Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Final Regulations on State’s New Tip Credit Statute
The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) has issued new and revised regulations regarding the state’s tip credit law. The final regulations greatly clarified some aspects of the existing regulatory language that had led to many class action lawsuits against Connecticut restaurants.
Indiana Moves to Stage 5 of Reopening Plan; Masks Still Required
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced Indiana’s reopening will progress to Stage 5 effective September 26, 2020. Marion County will not progress to Stage 5.
Commercial Property Management Considerations in the New COVID-19 Reality
Commercial property management companies face unique operational challenges during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and a COVID-19 health and safety plan is becoming more important every day.
Jenifer Bologna Discusses Implications of New York Paid Leave Law
Jenifer Bologna discusses a new paid leave mandate in New York eliminating the waiting period that previously prohibited new hires from accruing leave in “What Employers Should Know About New NY Sick Leave Law,” published by Law360.
Courtney Malveaux Authors “Lawsuit Challenges Virginia COVID-19 Workplace Standard”
Courtney Malveaux authors “Lawsuit Challenges Virginia COVID-19 Workplace Standard,” published by SHRM.
Marla Presley, Laura Bunting and Shane LaBarge Co-Author “Judge Partially Strikes Down Pennsylvania COVID-19 Orders”
Marla Presley, Laura Bunting and Shane LaBarge co-author “Judge Partially Strikes Down Pennsylvania COVID-19 Orders,” published by SHRM.
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Discuss New York Paid Sick Leave Law
Jackson Lewis attorneys Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Jenifer Bologna and Tania Mistretta discuss the New York State Sick Leave (NYSSL) law in “New paid and unpaid sick-leave law offers protections to NY workers,” published by Newsday.
Ken Lewis Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article, “Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs”
Nexsen Pruet’s Ken Lewis, a business attorney in the firm’s Raleigh office, was featured in The Wall Street Journal’s recent article on the lack of black executives in America’s top companies, “Why Are There Still So Few Black CEOs?”
Ryan Quoted in Bloomberg Law on PPP Loan Forgiveness Strategies for Employers
Graham Ryan, a partner in the Litigation Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was quoted in the Bloomberg Law article “When a Paycheck Protection Effort Meant to Save Jobs Doesn’t” regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and how employee lay-offs may impact loan forgiveness.
Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers
The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.
The pandemic could push an alarming number of women out of the workforce
First the good news: There are more women in senior-level positions across corporate America.
Nearly three-quarters of Floridians believe returning to the workplace should be optional, study finds
The majority of Floridians believe that returning to the workplace should be optional, according to a new survey.
New York’s new sick leave law: 13 things workers need to know as benefit kicks in today
A new law that guarantees sick leave benefits for most workers in New York state takes effect today.