COVID-19 Related Agency Action in July 2020 – DOL, OSHA, DHS, and IRS Issue New Guidance

July 2020 has been another busy month for the federal and state agencies that regulate employment in addressing COVID-19.  The following briefly summarizes some of the most recently-published agency guidance and other resources available to assist employers in navigating the ongoing pandemic in their workplace.  These materials include new guidance from the DOL on unemployment …read more »

The DOL’s Joint Employer Rule Is Final – What Now?

On January 12, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its much-anticipated Final Rule updating its test for deciding when two different entities will be considered a joint employer and therefore may be jointly liable for wage and hour violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The effective date of the Final Rule is …read more »