By: Brian R. Carnie, Chelsea G. Caswell, A. Edward Hardin, Jr., Scott D. Huffstetler, Erin L. Kilgore, Michael D. Lowe, Zoe W. Vermeulen, and David M. Whitaker

Responses to the coronavirus that directly impact employers are making their way through Congress.  CBS and other news outlets are reporting on Congressional leaders’ negotiations regarding various measures that will directly impact employers.  These measures include paid emergency sick leave and disaster unemployment assistance.  See the attached link from CBS News regarding the Congressional response to the coronavirus.  From the ADA to the FMLA to GINA, from OSHA to Title VII and the WARN Act (and even the NLRA), employers face a myriad of employment issues related to the coronavirus.  The situation is dynamic and fluid one, and the Kean Miller employment team is actively advising clients on a wide variety of both practical and legal issues related to the coronavirus and employers’ responses.  When questions arise, do not hesitate to reach out to us for assistance as we collectively navigate through these uncharted waters.

Read the full article here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nancy-pelosi-introduces-bill-to-respond-to-coronavirus-2020-03-12/