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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The U.S. Department of Labor released an employer poster about the Emergency Family and Medical Leave and Emergency Paid Sick Leave provisions of […]

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On March 23, 2020, Indiana’s Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-08 (the “Order”) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Indiana. The Order creates a baseline requirement that Hoosiers remain at home, and that travel is allowed only for essential business operations and activities. A significant number of businesses qualify as essential, while other […]

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LEGAL ALERT On March 18, 2020, the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), a bipartisan aid package. The law expands Medicaid and unemployment benefits (based on State’s compliance with certain new requirements), orders free coronavirus testing, and mandates paid sick leave and childcare leave for certain employees. The law […]

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