The D.C. Council this week passed sweeping legislation that seeks to ensure that D.C. residents unable to work because of the COVID-19 emergency are covered by existing leave and/or unemployment benefits.Read More
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Businesses that have not yet laid off or furloughed employees as a result of the Coronavirus, may want to wait to see whether Congress will be able to pass a new bill providing loans and loan forgiveness to small and mid-sized businesses to help them continuing paying employees.Read More
Insurance recovery for coronavirus raises a wide range of issues, including (i) liability arising out of civil authority, (ii) what constitutes physical injury to property and (iii) the applicability of pathogen-related exclusions, if any. As a preliminary matter, each individual insurance policy must be reviewed, as the applicable language may vary from policy-to-policy.Read More
Businesses with less than 500 employees are required to provide paid leave to employees who cannot work due to an employee’s (or their family member’s) quarantine or diagnosis of COVID-19. Businesses will also need to provide paid leave if an employee cannot work due to the employee’s need to care for a child whose school or child care center has been closed.Read More