Archive for March 2020

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A Message from Rocket Lawyer Founder, Charley Moore

If you’re like me, you didn’t know much about the novel coronavirus at the start of this year. A few short months later, communities around the world fight the same […]

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Answering employers’ questions about coronavirus

Charley Moore, Rocket Lawyer Founder and CEO answers common legal questions for employers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for HR Executive. The questions address issues that could arise in […]

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FMLA guidelines and paid sick leave legal answers for employers

Enacted in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is designed to protect employees by helping them balance their work responsibilities with family obligations related to medical issues. If […]

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FMLA, paid family leave & leave of absence legal answers for employees

Understanding your employer’s time off policies can be confusing. When can you use PTO or paid family leave? If a family member is sick, what options do you have for […]

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Paid sick leave laws by state and recent federal legislation

As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the federal government, along with several states and municipalities are taking emergency legal actions, including making changes to the law. While a new […]

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Coronavirus questions: Legal answers for employers

As communities around the globe mobilize to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important for employers to be familiar with best practices for keeping your employees safe […]

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Coronavirus emergency preparedness: 5 key legal documents

As communities mobilize to preserve public health in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may have concerns about how to remain protected legally. Regardless of whether the virus has […]