On May 4, 2020, in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of the Treasury, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Department
Continue Reading COBRA Election and Enrollment Deadlines Extended During COVID-19 ‘Outbreak Period’

In April, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission released a Joint Statement, warning they are “on alert”
Continue Reading DOJ and FTC Issue Joint Antitrust Statements for Businesses and Workers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) offers economic aid, such as small business loans and unemployment assistance, to self-employed individuals who traditionally have not been eligible


Continue Reading The CARES Act and the Self-Employed: A Primer

In 2019, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania each enacted substantial legislation affecting companies that employ individuals in those states. This GT Alert provides a summary of the most significant
Continue Reading 2019 Employment Law Snapshot: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

New York employers have until Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, to train each of their employees on sexual harassment prevention. The training must be conducted annually thereafter, and must satisfy
Continue Reading Reminder: Oct. 9, 2019, Deadline Approaches for New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Sept. 24, 2019, announced a final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for
Continue Reading Department of Labor Announces Final Changes to Overtime Rules

Several amendments to the Illinois Equal Pay Act will become effective Sept. 29, 2019. The most significant of these amendments is a ban that prohibits inquiry into and the use
Continue Reading Changes to Illinois Law Prohibit Salary History Inquiries and Impact Employer Drug Policies