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UPDATE: Wage and Hour Division of Department of Labor Provides Guidance On Employers' Responsibilities Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Employment
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”). The FFCRA contains several important provisions that require employers to offer paid leave for employees unable to work due to issues related to coronavirus (or COVID-19), whether through…
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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law: Implications for Employers
Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Employment
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”). The Act contains several important provisions that require employers to offer paid leave for employees unable to work due to issues related to coronavirus (or COVID-19), whether through…
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COVID-19 in the Workplace: How Employers Should Respond
Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Employment
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Arkansas requires employers of all sizes to take proactive measures to mitigate the risk to their employees and businesses. When doing so, however, employers must be bear in mind how their responses interact with their obligations under various employment…
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Hospital Staffing Disruption COVID-19
Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Employment, Health Care
It is inevitable that as COVID-19 spreads in the community, hospitals and other healthcare providers will experience staffing disruption. Our doctors, nurses, aides, technicians, and other medical staff are on the frontlines, providing direct patient care to those with suspected COVID-19 and to…
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Employers (Including Municipalities) Still Required to File IRS Forms Despite Changes to Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate
Category: Employment, Municipal and Public Finance, Tax
If you watch the news, you may have heard that the requirement known as the “individual mandate” under the Affordable Care Act, which generally requires that individuals either obtain health insurance or pay a penalty, was repealed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Although the “Individual…
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