Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID-19: DOL Issues Additional Clarifications re FFCRA – Helpful Information for Employers!

The Department of Labor has issued some additional clarifications for employers relating to the FFCRA including information regarding health care provider and small business exemptions, whether expanded FMLA and paid sick leave have to be paid when a business is shut down or an employee is furloughed, etc. Highlights are discussed below. For the complete list of… Read More »

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Highlights of CARES Act

$2 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Bill Signed into Law – But Will it Help You? President Trump has signed into law a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package known as the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.” Among other things, the Act allows certain eligible small and medium sized businesses to receive federal loans to cover… Read More »

COVID-19: Latest FAQS for Employers – March 25, 2020

Palmieri Tyler has compiled the following list of most frequently asked questions and concerns from employers during this rapidly evolving situation. We have provided general responses to the questions and concerns below, but should your situation present more specific circumstances, as all businesses are unique in their procedures, policies, practices, and operations, we encourage you to… Read More »

FAQS for Restaurants & the Hospitality Industry COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Can the Coronavirus be spread through food, including refrigerated or frozen food? According to the CDC “Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread from person-to-person through respiratory droplets. Currently there is no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.” How are restaurants responding? The foodservice industry follows strict local public health guidelines. To… Read More »

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): FAQ’s for Employers

Please note, the below provides some general answers to some general questions. A lot of matters will involve fact specific inquiries. Consultation of counsel is recommended prior to implementing any policy or practice that could adversely affect someone’s employment. Please contact us directly if you have any questions or concerns. Can an employee use California… Read More »