The DOL Provides Guidance to Employers Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 24, 2020 the Department of Labor (DOL) provided its first guidance to employers regarding immediate legislative changes spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic – namely the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  FFCRA requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Business Contracts

Coronavirus is a serious pandemic, the likes of which we have not seen before. The law recognizes that certain uncontrollable circumstances (like the Coronavirus pandemic) may make performance of business obligations impossible or impractical under the circumstances.  Force majeure clauses are contract provisions that excuse a party’s nonperformance when “acts of God” or other extraordinary […]