Many businesses have faced challenges with interpreting Federal legislation related to COVID-19. Recent guidance has been issued to help alleviate confusion and provide clarity for businesses. Unemployment, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and Paycheck Protection Program loans are some of the areas addressed.Read More »
After a tense week of difficult negotiations, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) on Friday, March 27, 2020.Read More »
COVID-19 has affected most every aspect of everyday business. This month's newsletter addresses how to manage the many employment law changes we are facing.Read More »
Unemployment claims affect every kind of business. This month, the BPJ Labor & Employment group addresses unemployment issues.Read More »
BPJ shares recent happenings and updates, from news of a new senior attorney, bar association leadership, and some well-deserved recognition for several partners.Read More »
This month's news covers two recent decisions by the NLRB and a Leave Law Tip of the Month on intermittent leave.Read More »
This month covers the upcoming DOL white collar exemption rules, leave law tip of the month, and news about BPJ attorneys.Read More »
Burch, Porter & Johnson shares recent happenings and updates, from global networking for client benefits to attorney recognition in the community.Read More »
This month, find out what's going on the the Supreme Court and LGBT Employees, if FMLA affects the termination of an employee, and if you need to provide employees with physical paychecks anymore.Read More »
Leave Law Tip of the Month: Can you Terminate an Employee for Taking a Vacation During Medical Leave?
While it may seem to be an abuse of leave (FMLA or other) for an employee to take a vacation while out on medical leave, employers should avoid jumping to disciplining or terminating without a thorough examination of the facts and circumstances.
by Jennifer S. HagermanRead More »