The laws are changing rapidly in the current pandemic/crisis. Therefore, the legal issues discussed here are subject to constant change. It is best to consult with your counsel concerning any specific legal advice you may need.
As the U.S. economy starts to come back to life and businesses commence reopening, employers face new legislation, daily changes and challenges created by COVID-19.
Business leaders are contemplating their operations and reopening strategies by, either, trying to do more with less, enhancing and hiring more employees, or shuttering altogether. Many employment laws are implicated in the down-sizing, right-sizing, and growth being considered including PPP forgiveness requirements, wage and hour laws, lay-off notice laws, and discrimination laws, among others.
Our goal is to share timely and pertinent information that employers need to know to comply with the various applicable laws while they act swiftly to preserve business operations.