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COVID-19 Employment Law Updates

Our colleagues in Patterson Belknap’s Employment Law and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practices have published a number of recent alerts on employment law and employee benefits considerations stemming from the Coronavirus pandemic. These updates are linked below for your convenience.

COVID-19 Update: Additional Relief from the DOL for Employers During the Pandemic Outbreak Period (May 6, 2020)

COVID-19 Update: IRS and DOL Extend COBRA and Other Benefit Plan Deadlines During the Pandemic Outbreak Period (May 5, 2020)

EEOC Issues Guidance on the Permissibility of Mandatory COVID-19 Testing in the Workplace (May 4, 2020)

COVID-19 Update: Additional Guidance and Developments for Employers (April 20, 2020)

COVID-19: IRS Provides Additional Relief for Time-Sensitive Actions Relating to Employee Benefit Plans (April 14, 2020)

New York Statewide Paid Sick Leave is Here to Stay (April 13, 2020)

CARES Act: Unemployment Relief (April 3, 2020)

Documentation Requirements for COVID-19-Related Leave (April 3, 2020)

Update on Federal Requirements for COVID-19 Related Leave: DOL Guidance and Model Notice (March 30, 2020)

CARES Act Update – Employee Benefit Plans and Arrangements – Part 2 (March 30, 2020)

CARES Act - Retirement Plan Provisions for Employers and Plan Administrators (March 27, 2020)

Federal WARN and NYS Mini-WARN: Obligations for Employers in Light of COVID-19 (March 27, 2020)

COVID-19 Reporting and Privacy Issues (March 26, 2020)

New York State's New COVID-19 Sick Leave (March 21, 2020)

Mandatory Non-Essential Business In-Person Workforce Reductions (March 21, 2020)

Coronavirus-Related Leave:  Employers Required to Provide Paid Sick and Child-Care Leave (March 19, 2020)

New York Employer Tips for Responding to the Coronavirus (March 3, 2020)