Paul DeCamp, Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC office, was featured in Law360, in “GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News of the Week,” by Michele Gorman. (Read the full version – subscription required.)
Following is an excerpt:
Professional liability experts warned that economic and technological woes inflicted by the pandemic will soon produce a wave of lawsuits and insurance claims, and an ex-Grindr executive accused the dating app of firing her after she questioned a Paycheck Protection Program loan the company had received.
These are some of the stories in corporate legal news you may have missed in the past week. …
Pandemic Pay Issues for Wage and Hour Lawyers to Monitor
Six months into the pandemic, wage and hour issues such as paying employees for commuting and for pre-shift safety protocols and the uncertainty of carveouts have emerged as top concerns for employment lawyers.
A lot of the issues that show up are new twists on old rules, according to Paul DeCamp, co-chair of employer-side firm Epstein Becker Green’s national wage-and-hour practice group.
“We’re not really seeing any new rules that are coming about because of COVID, but what we’re seeing is COVID is creating situations that are potentially causing employers to run afoul of rules that have been in place a long time,” DeCamp told Law360.