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Getting Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption

Many of my firm’s business clients have been calling me to see if they can obtain money in addition to available government assistance for the losses they are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I advise them that it all starts with a deep dive into their insurance policies. Let’s face it, most of us […]

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Employment Law

Covid-19 Leave:Quick Update

So many of my employment law clients are calling and emailing me questions about their operations and responsibilities during this crisis, I thought I would just put this up for quick access . Disclaimer: This answers only the basics of many questions received regarding amounts of benefits for which employees are eligible to receive under […]

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Employment Law

If Coronavirus Causes Mass Layoffs: NYS and Fed Law May Require Warnings be Issued

 If your company is covered by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, (Federally, you have more than 100 employees, NY you have more than 50 employees) you may have to take certain steps to warn your employees about potential coronavirus-induced layoffs. The federal WARN Act imposes a notice obligation on covered employers (those with […]