Monthly Archives: July 2020


Five Need-to-Know Updates for FFCRA Compliance

The day after its passage, on March 19th of this year, we published our first blog on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The law created several new entitlements for American workers which required employers to quickly adjust. With the 24-hour news cycle, March 19th seems like a lifetime ago. And since then, Congress [...]

2020-07-31T14:01:49-04:00July 31st, 2020|blog|

Supreme Court Extends Title VII Protections to Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, holding that employers violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when they discriminate regarding a term or condition of employment based on an employee’s gender identity or sexual orientation. Title VII prohibits workplace discrimination based [...]

2020-07-20T10:27:08-04:00July 20th, 2020|blog|

DOL Extends FFCRA to Closure of Summer Camps

The Department of Labor has updated its guidance addressing the availability of employee leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The DOL clarified that a parent-employee is entitled to FFCRA leave if the parent-employee is unable to work or telework due to a need to care for his or her child whose place [...]

2020-07-06T12:29:24-04:00July 6th, 2020|Newsletter|

Employee Retention Credit

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The CARES Act contains several new entitlements which have garnered a lot of attention, including the $600.00 in additional unemployment compensation paid for by the federal government. A lessor known provision, called the Employee Retention Credit, provides eligible employers [...]

2020-07-06T09:09:30-04:00July 6th, 2020|Newsletter|

Potential Changes Coming to Ohio’s Public Records Law

Attorney General Dave Yost recently signaled his intent to recommend major revisions to the State of Ohio’s public records law. The Attorney General told the Columbus Dispatch that he wants to motivate greater compliance with existing public records law, and also notes that the law needs modernization, stating that “it hasn’t been revisited in many [...]

2020-07-06T09:10:02-04:00July 6th, 2020|Newsletter|