On Wednesday night, March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law emergency legislation addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes provisions expanding leave and paid sick leave for employees. The final legislation is somewhat narrower than the bill originally passed by the House to address concerns about its impact on small businesses. Below…

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** UPDATE 3/19/2020 ** Please see this post for an update on this legislation.   In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an emergency coronavirus bill brokered between Nancy Pelosi and the Administration, by an overwhelming majority. The bill is still in the House awaiting technical…

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HK Partner John Baum addresses the subject of telecommuting policies in an article in the Daily Journal. You can see the article here.

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HK Partner John Baum addresses how employers can learn from the world of professional sports as it pertains to employment law on Human Resource Executive Online. The article can be found here.

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Number 38:  The Supreme Court Defines “Supervisor” for Employer Liability In hostile environment harassment cases under Title VII, an employer’s liability for the conduct of its employees depends on whether a supervisor or an individual contributor commits the wrongful acts.  If a supervisor engages in the wrongful conduct, then in most cases the employer is…

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