Legal Alert: What Nonprofit Employers Need to Know About Mandatory Vaccinations and the New Stimulus Law

Initial Thoughts on Mandatory Vaccination Programs There currently is no clear national guidance on mandatory vaccinations (though that may soon change), so employers have several options and issues to consider. Several of our law firm partners have written helpful articles, each with its unique assessment of the situation. You can find that collection here. Employment…

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COVID-19 Legal Update: Employment Provisions of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the $2.3 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.  The Act provides funding for all federal agencies and $900 billion for pandemic relief for individuals and businesses (including nonprofits). Two of our law firms partners have published the following summaries of employment law aspects of the Act, including…

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Legal Alert: Connecticut Paid Family Medical Leave Program

Register Now for Paid Family Medical Leave Program Payroll Deductions Begin January 1, 2021 The State of Connecticut has enacted a new Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) program. PFML allows eligible employees working in Connecticut the opportunity to take paid leave to address personal or family needs. PFML establishes a new payroll deduction, and makes certain…

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Legal Alert: New York Minimum Wage & Minimum Weekly Salaries for Some Employees Increase on December 31

On December 31, 2020, the New York minimum wage, and the minimum weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions under New York State wage and hour law, will each increase as follows: Minimum Wage Minimum Weekly Salary for Executive & Administrative Exemption (regardless of number of hours worked) Employers in NYC: $15/hour (No…

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