COBRA Insurance: What is COBRA and How Does It Work?

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Many American workers have been laid off as a result of non-essential businesses having to close or reduce operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While unemployment benefits have been expanded […]

Severance Pay: Severance Package Legal Answers

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Ever since the global COVID-19 pandemic began making its way across the United States, employers and employees have been asking more questions about employment contracts, unemployment benefits, and severance packages. […]

How to Break a Contract Legally

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The global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing regulations have changed nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Most notably, certain activities involving human contact are either discouraged or banned outright. […]

Termination Checklist: Offboarding Employees Legally

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Terminating employees within the usual course of business is rarely pleasant. But the additional stresses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are forcing many businesses to engage in layoffs, sometimes even […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Offers

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As part of our effort to help during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve teamed up with partners across the country to offer free and reduced-price services and products to businesses affected […]

Hiring during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place: Legal Best Practices

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While many companies are reducing staff due to the coronavirus pandemic, others are continuing to hire. While you shouldn’t meet face-to-face, you may have additional questions about screening and interviewing […]

Webinar: Employment Law and COVID-19 for Small Business

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If you are the owner or HR leader of a small business affected by COVID-19, it’s important to arm yourself with employment law and workplace policy best practices. To answer […]

Business Continuity: A Legal Take for People Leaders

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As millions of Americans figure out how to safely navigate the workplace or continue working from home, often while juggling their children’s education and other priorities, the concept of business […]

New FFCRA Poster Required by the Department of Labor

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As new laws are being passed to support and protect businesses and their employees during the coronavirus pandemic, it is important that you stay legally compliant as an employer.  In […]

Force Majeure and COVID-19: The “Act of God” Contract Clause

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Careful contract drafting can save a company’s future when an “act of God” or other extraordinary circumstance, like the COVID-19 pandemic, makes performance impossible. A force majeure contract clause, specifically, […]

Furlough vs. Layoffs or Reduction in Force: Key Legal Differences

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As non-essential businesses remain closed and customers stay at home, many employers are facing tough decisions as they struggle to make payroll. If you are a business owner or manager […]

Furlough Back Pay & Notice Requirements: Employee Rights

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If you find yourself among the millions of Americans out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, you might have questions about your rights. If you have been placed on […]