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Category Archives: Employment

PPP-Round 2

On December 27, 2020, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021” (“CAA”), was signed into law. The CAA modifies and reopens the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program initially created under the CARES Act. The reopened Paycheck Protection Program is available through March 31, 2021 and is available for first and second-time applicants. Generally, PPP loans…
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Just the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) – Extension of FFCRA Benefits into 2021

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, better known as the $900 billion COVID-19 rescue stimulus bill. Among other provisions, the final bill modifies the paid leave provided by the Family First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA"). Under the FFCRA, certain employers were required to provide Emergency Paid Sick…
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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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