Category: COVID-19

GOV.CA.gov: Governor Newsom Signs Bill Immediately Ensuring Access to Paid Sick Leave for Every California Employee

Governor Newsom today signed AB 1867, legislation that immediately extends critical paid sick days protections to California’s workforce. Building on historic early action to expand paid sick days to employees in the food sector at the beginning of this crisis, this legislation means that every California employee that has been exposed to or tests positive […]
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DOL.gov: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective […]
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Additional Guidance on Wage and Hour Rules, Family and Medical Leave as Workplaces Reopen

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today published additional guidance for workers and employers on how the protections and requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) affect the workplace as workplaces reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. The […]
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COVID19.CA.GOV: County-by-county guidance

Updated: 5/29/20   These sectors may be open in counties that have received state approval, but are not permitted to open statewide. Dine-in restaurants This guidance for Dine-in restaurants provides guidelines to create a safer environment for workers. Review the guidance, prepare a plan, and post the checklist for dine-in restaurants in your workplace to show customers and employees that you’ve […]
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Press Release: SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

Release Date: Friday, May 15, 2020 Release Number: 20-41 Contact: press_office@sba.gov Washington—Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, […]
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