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The Interplay Between the Massachusetts Unemployment Assistance Program, the Massachusetts WorkShare Program, and the Enhanced Unemployment Benefits in the CARES Act

USA - April 20 2020 The current COVID-19 public health crisis has brought about significant changes to unemployment benefit programs at the state and federal levels. This…

Amanda L. Carney, Terence P. McCourt

Get ready for even quicker ‘quickie’ elections—NLRB abandons requirement for signed authorization cards

USA - September 3 2015 As we’ve previously reported, on April 14, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) implemented new union election rules (Election…

Todd D. Wozniak

FMLA liability expanded to individual supervisors

USA - March 23 2012 In Haybarger v. Lawrence County Adult Prob. & Parole, 667 F.3d 408 (3d Cir. 2012), the Third Circuit unanimously held that a supervisor, both in the private and public sectors, may be held individually liable for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), 29 U.S.C. § 2601, et seq.

NLRB judge rules that employee’s comments on Facebook were not protected

USA - October 1 2011 We’ve been following the NLRB’s increased focus on social media since the Board issued its first complaint involving Facebook postings nearly a year ago.

Employers with 500-10,000 Employees: Some CARES’ Federal Reserve Loans Will Require Committing to Labor Conditions

USA - March 27 2020 The newly enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) stimulus legislation contains a number of provisions for loans to…

Jonathan L. Sulds