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Employee Benefits

September 17, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Denise Dadika

September 4, 2020 – Client Advisories
Questions Remain After IRS Issues Initial Guidance on Temporary Deferral of Employee Payroll Tax Obligations
Act Now Advisory
Tzvia Feiertag, Rina Fujii, Stuart M. Gerson, Jeffrey G. Kramer, Steven M. Swirsky

August 20, 2020 – Article
Connecticut Governor Lamont Strengthens Workers’ Compensation Claims for Workers Affected by COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter M. Stein, Deborah Cannavino, Carol J. Faherty

August 14, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Tzvia Feiertag, Rina Fujii, Stuart Gerson, Steven Swirsky

August 10, 2020 – Article
U.S. DOL: Employees Who Refuse to Work Under Unsafe Conditions May Be Eligible for CARES Act Unemployment Benefits
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Eric Emanuelson

– On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Christopher Lech

– On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Gretchen Harders

July 1, 2020 – Article
Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … Determining Part-Time Employees for Benefits Eligibility
Wage and Hour Defense Blog
Rina Fujii

June 26, 2020 – In the News

Law360

May 26, 2020 – Article
What the DOL Giveth, the IRS (May) Taketh Away: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Sharon L. Lippett

May 14, 2020 – Article
DOL Gives Extra Time to Plan Participants and Beneficiaries: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jillian de Chavez-Lau, John Houston Pope, Sharon L. Lippett

May 12, 2020 – Article
New COBRA Notices & Extended Deadlines May Create Traps for the Unwary: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Janene Marasciullo, Tzvia Feiertag

May 11, 2020 – On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Cassandra Labbees

May 11, 2020 – On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Rina Fujii

May 7, 2020 – In the News

SHRM

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Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Tzvia Feiertag

May 4, 2020 – Article
Texas Employees Refusing to Return to Work from COVID-19 Related Reasons May Still Be Eligible for Unemployment Benefits
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Greta Ravitsky, Anastasia A. Regne

May 4, 2020 – Article
Return-to-Work: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza, Gretchen Harders

May 4, 2020 – On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Sharon L. Lippett

– On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Michelle Capezza

– On-Demand Webinar

Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series
Gretchen Harders

April 22, 2020 – Article
U.S. DOL Provides Guidance on Expanded Unemployment Compensation Benefits Under CARES: UIPL 15-20, 16-20, and 17-20
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jillian de Chavez-Lau

April 20, 2020 – In the News 

Plan Adviser

Spring 2020 – Article

Confero Magazine
Michelle Capezza

April 16, 2020 – Article
Texas Unemployment Insurance Updates: What Texas Employers Need to Know
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Greta Ravitsky, Anastasia A. Regne

April 9, 2020
Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19: RIFs, Furloughs, Layoffs, and Leaves of Absence
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza, Gretchen Harders, Sharon L. Lippett, Cassandra Labbees, Tzvia Feiertag, Christopher Lech, Rina Fujii, Daniel J. Green, John Houston Pope

April 3, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal
Sharon L. Lippett

March 31, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Sharon L. Lippett, John Houston Pope, Tzvia Feiertag

March 28, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Garen E. Dodge, Sharon L. Lippett, Traycee Ellen Klein, John Houston Pope, John D. Barry

March 26, 2020 – Article
Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19: Employer Payroll Tax Relief in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza, Paul DeCamp, Tony Huber, Christopher Lech, Rina Fujii

March 26, 2020 – Article
May Employees Take Hardship Distributions Under Their 401(k) Plan? Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Sharon L. Lippett, Rina Fujii, Gretchen Harders

March 26, 2020 – Article
Temporary Benefit Strategies to Immediately Help Workers: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Gretchen Harders, Sharon L. Lippett, Rina Fujii

March 19, 2020 – Article
Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19: Continuing Employer Group Health Coverage During Temporary Layoffs or Furloughs
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Gretchen Harders, Christopher A. McMican, Cassandra Labbees

March 18, 2020 –  Article
Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19: Monitoring Retirement Plan Investments and Participant Communications
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza

March 18, 2020 – Article
Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19: Additional Cybersecurity Concerns as Employees “Work-from-Home”
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza, Christopher Lech

March 17, 2020 – Article
New York Suspends 7-Day Waiting Period for Unemployment Benefits Due to COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Traycee Ellen Klein

March 12, 2020 – Client Advisories
IRS Grants COVID-19 Relief for High-Deductible Health Plans
Act Now Advisory
Sharon L. Lippett

March 11, 2020 – In the News
Cassandra Labbees Quoted in “High Deductible Plans May Waive Cost-Sharing for Coronavirus Tests”
Modern Healthcare

March 10, 2020 – In the News

Modern Healthcare

Leave Benefits

September 18, 2020 – Article
California Governor Signs Law Mandating Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Companies with 500 or More Employees
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jonathan M. Brenner, David M. Prager

September 17, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Denise Dadika

September 9, 2020 – Newsletters
#WorkforceWednesday: Questions Continue on Payroll Tax Deferral, Guidance on Compensating Remote Workers, New Voting Leave Policies

September 9, 2020 – Article
COVID-19 Trend Watch: Employers Respond to Employees’ Voting Concerns with New PTO and Other Election-Related Policies
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Alison Gabay

August 31, 2020 – Article
As Schools Reopen, U.S. Department of Labor Issues FAQs on Childcare Leave Under the FFCRA
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Maxine Neuhauser

August 14, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky; Frank C. Morris, Jr.; Steven M. Swirsky; Denise Merna Dadika; Alison E. Gabay

July 24, 2020 – Article
The U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on Leave and Wage & Hour Issues Confronting Employers as They Reopen for Business
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Garen E. Dodge

July 15, 2020 – Article
New York State Executive Order Requires Out-of-State Travelers to Quarantine and Amends Covid-19 Sick Leave Law
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Ann Knuckles Mahoney, Corben J. Green

May 27, 2020 – In the News

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report

May 2020 – Article

Bender's Labor & Employment Bulletin
Adam S. Forman, RyAnn McKay Hooper

April 22, 2020 – Article
California Governor Mandates Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers at Companies with 500 or More Employees
Workforce Bulletin Blog
David M. Prager

April 17, 2020 – Article
New Jersey Further Amends the State’s Family Leave Act to Expand COVID-19-Related Job Protected Leave
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Maxine Neuhauser

April 16, 2020 – Article
D.C. Amends ASSLA to Require Declaration-of-Emergency Paid Leave for COVID-19 Related Reasons, in Addition to Any Other Available Federal, District or Employer-Provided Leave
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Brian W. Steinbach

April 9, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Adam C. Abrahms, Brock Olson

April 7, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nathaniel M. Glasser, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper

April 6, 2020 – Article
Additional DOL Updates to FFCRA Questions and Answers – Qualifying Reasons for Leave, Child Care, and Interaction with Other Leaves
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Adriana S. Kosovych

April 6, 2020 – In the News

Waste Dive

April 2, 2020 – Article
Dept. of Labor Updates FFCRA Questions and Answers – Intermittent Leave, Furlough, and Length of Leave
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Adriana S. Kosovych, Garen E. Dodge

March 30, 2020 – Article
New York State Releases FAQs Regarding New COVID-19 Leave Law
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Corben J. Green

March 27, 2020 – Article
New Jersey Extends Benefits and Protections to Workers Impacted by COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
John M. O'Connor

March 26, 2020 – Article
In Advance of April 1 Effective Date, DOL Issues Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Garen E. Dodge, Nathaniel M. Glasser, Adriana S. Kosovych

March 25, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Lori A. Medley, Corben J. Green

March 25, 2020 – Article
Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Employers Facing COVID-19 Issues
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter M. Stein, Deborah Cannavino, Carol J. Faherty

March 25, 2020 – Article
Illinois’ “Stay at Home” Order: A Checklist for Operating During COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter A. Steinmeyer, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Brian E. Spang, Amy Bharj, Kathleen A. Barrett, Kellie Y. Chen & Michelle G. Marks

March 25, 2020 – Article
Employer-Sponsored Leave Sharing or Leave Donation Programs: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Gretchen Harders, Sharon L. Lippett, Rina Fujii

March 20, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Ann Knuckles Mahoney

March 20, 2020 – Article
D.C. Passes Emergency Legislation to Provide Additional Benefits to Employees in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic and to Provide Business Relief
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser & Brian W. Steinbach

March 20, 2020 – Article
Colorado Provides Further Guidance on Mandatory Paid Leave for COVID-19 Testing
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Eric Emanuelson

March 18, 2020 – Client Advisories
UPDATE: U.S. House of Representatives Revises Paid Family Leave and Sick Time Provisions in COVID-19 Emergency Aid Bill
Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Ann Knuckles Mahoney

March 18, 2020 – Client Advisories
California Administrative Agencies Issue Guidance for Employers Regarding the Coronavirus
Act Now Advisory
Deanna L. Ballesteros, Jennifer L. Nutter, Kristin M. Halsing

March 17, 2020 - Article
New York Suspends 7-Day Waiting Period for Unemployment Benefits Due to COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Traycee Ellen Klein

March 16, 2020 – Client Advisories
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Sweeping COVID-19 Emergency Aid Bill That Guarantees Paid Sick Time and Family Leave for Certain Affected Workers
Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Ann Knuckles Mahoney

March 13, 2020 – Article
Colorado Mandates 4 Days of Paid Leave for COVID-19 Testing
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper