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COVID-19 Employment Legislation and Litigation FAQs

USA - June 22 2020 For the last several months, employers have been required to learn how COVID-19 spreads, how to maintain or resume safe work environments, and how to…

Ashley Prickett Cuttino, Hal A. Shillingstad, Mark Diana, Natalie M. Stevens, S. Michael Nail.

South Carolina Issues Guidance for Reopening Close Contact and Service Industry Providers

USA - May 14 2020 At a press briefing on May 11, 2020, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced that close contact service providers, fitness and exercise…

S. Michael Nail.

Tort Claims for Workplace Exposure to COVID-19: A Coming Wave?

USA - May 13 2020 While numerous states are acting to expand the scope of their respective workers’ compensation systems to embrace COVID-19-related workplace exposure…

S. Michael Nail.

States Create Presumptions for Essential Workers to Become Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits During Pandemic

USA - April 29 2020 A number of states have recently passed or proposed amendments to their workers’ compensation statutes (or have issued other authority) to make it…

S. Michael Nail.

South Carolina Announces Reopening of Certain Businesses and Economic Revitalization Plan

USA - April 22 2020 As decreases in hospitalizations and deaths related to COVID-19 continue their apparent incremental decline across the country, businesses seek a…

Olivia B. Broderick.