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Category Archives: Covid 19

Updated Guidance on Notice Requirements and Furloughed Employees under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act

The following guidance is being provided by OlenderFeldman LLP with respect to notice requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and FFCRA application to furloughed employees, with official updated guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”). See https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions. This information is subject to change based upon revised guidance that may follow…
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SECURITY TIPS FOR HOME-BASED WORKFORCE

With approximately 80% of the nation on some sort of lockdown or work restriction, working from home has become the new normal for many.  As noted from my last posting, one result of this shift has been more data breaches, including increases of over 100% in many industries.  There are numerous actions which all businesses…
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DATA BREACHES INCREASE DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Perhaps not surprisingly, there has been a huge increase in data breaches as a result of bad actors (i.e., hacking), failure in internal policies, procedures and implementation (i.e., using untested and unsecure technologies working from home) or both (i.e., falling victim to phishing scams related to the Coronavirus because employees lack proper training for detection…
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