Category Archives: COVID-19

Unemployment Benefits & COVID-19

New York State is waiving the 7-day waiting period for Unemployment Insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) closures or quarantines. Because of the increased unemployment applications, New York state is implementing a filing system based on the first letter of the applicant’s last name. You should visit the […]

  • Posted on: Mar 24 2020
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FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

President Trump signed into law yesterday the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First Act”) to combat the economic impact of the pandemic on U.S. workers and their families. The law has two components: an Emergency Expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act or “FMLA”, and Emergency Paid Sick Leave. What employers are […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2020
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New York Sick Leave – Coronavirus

New York passed a modified sick leave for workers who have been subjected to mandatory or precautionary orders of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19 (those issued by New York State, a local health board, or any other governmental entity authorized to issue such order). All private and public sector employees will be eligible for […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2020
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Lipsky Lowe LLP – COVID-19

As employment lawyers sensitive to the needs of employees and executives, Lipsky Lowe is closely following the progress of the global COVID-19 outbreak. As we continue to take steps to protect the health and safety of our lawyers and families, we are also continuing to provide the highest level of service to our clients. While […]

  • Posted on: Mar 17 2020
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