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UPDATED: New York Mandates Paid Leave Benefits for Employees Impacted By COVID-19 Quarantine or Isolation Order

UPDATED: May 1, 2020 On March 18, 2020, New York enacted a new law requiring many employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who are unable to work after being issued a coronavirus-related mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation by the state, the state department of health, a local board of health, … Continued

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed into Law By President Trump

President Trump signed into law Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed in a 90-8 vote in the Senate. The final version of the legislation contains important changes from the iteration of the bill discussed in our earlier published blog including eligible leave reasons, leave compensation caps, and voluntary exclusions … Continued

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Coronavirus and the Workforce: California State Agencies Issue Guidance

At ReedGroup, we manage employee leaves of absence, so we are acutely aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing huge disruption for most employers. ReedGroup will continue to offer its clients COVID-19 guidance as developments arise in the coming days and weeks. As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly in the United States, administrative agencies have … Continued

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The Coronavirus: What Employers Should Know About COVID-19

Employers must contend with many issues that occur outside of the workplace and out of their control. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, “2019-nCoV” or COVID-19, is a perfect example of why every employer should have a pandemic preparedness program in place for the safety of their employees. Background Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an … Continued