On June 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published guidance on when an employee may take leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to care for their child based on a
On January 1, 2020, the State of California increased the minimum wage to $13 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees and to $12 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees.
FRANCHISOR 101: COVID-19 vs. Item 19 Item 19 of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) can provide information on how a prospective franchisee may perform financially. Historical financial performance representations (FPRs) may be made if the
In April 2020 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provided guidance on the types of employee screening employers can perform to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. In the April 2020 release the
In a 6-3 landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court, the Court held that an employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
as of June 11, 2020 On March 27, 2020, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), which is an approximately $2 trillion stimulus and
We are living in tough times. With the pandemic we are facing increased unemployment. The loss of a job or decreased hours, can result in not being able to meet your court ordered support obligation.
Employers: Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take (Could Be Retaliation): How to Police Your Employees During A Pandemic
In the immediate short term, as they deal with the difficulties imposed by COVID-19, employers are making employment decisions on a daily and weekly basis, not only adding to their stress levels, but also increasing
We are now on the road to recovery – and the reopening of our businesses. Although most of us wish it were as easy as turning on a light switch, it will not be an