COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

March 13, 2020

COVID-19: New Jersey WARN Act Expanded to Include New Mandatory Severence and Notice Requirements

Closing shop or reducing your workforce? New changes in New Jersey now require mandatory severance pay. On January 21, 2020 the Governor of New Jersey signed Senate Bill 3170, which enlarges the protection of employees subject to mass layoffs by their employer. The new Act applies to employers with at least 100 full or part-time employees. NJ WARN...

March 11, 2020

CORONAVIRUS - How Employers Address Employee Need for Leaves of...

As noted several times in our prior articles published over the last week, the CDC recommends that businesses encourage employees with symptoms of acute respiratory illness to stay home until free...

March 09, 2020

CORONAVIRUS - Is it Work Related and are Employers Potentially...

The short answer, maybe. Each state has specific rules and regulations defining what is covered as an accidental injury and/or occupational disease under their workers’ compensation statutes....

March 06, 2020

CORONAVIRUS - Employers Have a "General Duty" to Act

OSHA governs health and safety regulations in the workplace. When a disease or virus has a significant impact on a global level, the World Health Organization will declare a pandemic. As an...

March 05, 2020

Coronavirus - A Recommended Employer Response

In recent weeks, we have been tasked with learning about and preparing an appropriate response for the Coronavirus –COVID-19. According to the CDC, Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that...

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