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Category Archives: Employment

Just the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) – Workers’ Compensation Benefits and COVID-19 in New Jersey

On September 14, 2020, New Jersey enacted legislation S2380 that provides COVID-19 related benefits to employees across the State. The new law creates a rebuttable presumption of workers’ compensation coverage for COVID-19 cases contracted by “essential workers” during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, the new law is effective immediately and retroactive to March 9, 2020,…
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OlenderFeldman Secures Vital Decision in Favor of Policyholders Seeking COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage

While questions remain as to how Courts will ultimately rule on whether business interruption claims may provide recovery under an insurance policy, a recent decision is an important win to plaintiff-policyholders seeking to clear the initial pleading hurdle in their litigations against insurers who have denied their claims. Countless businesses nationwide purchased business interruption insurance…
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Back to School and “Paid Child Care Leave” Under FFCRA

Just the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) Back to School and “Paid Child Care Leave” Under FFCRA With the new school year shortly underway in New Jersey and many other states, many of our clients have asked questions about the conditions under which employees can take paid child care leave under the Families First Coronavirus Relief…
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