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"Uncharted Territory: Understanding and Planning Around the Legal Considerations for a Remote Workforce," Davis Wright Tremaine Webinar

USA - March 17 2021 The rapid adoption of the remote workforce has prompted employers of every size to contend with new questions about the laws applicable to their…

Maryam Casbarro, Monica Gianni, Dirk Giseburt, Lisette Sell

WA Notify COVID-19 Exposure Tracking Tool Poses Privacy and Implementation Considerations for Employers

USA - January 6 2021 Washington State has a new COVID-19 exposure-notification smartphone tool, WA Notify. Introduced on Nov. 30 by the Department of Health, University…

Kate Berry

Temporary FFCRA Leave Requirements End in 2020 but Tax Credit Extended Through March 2021

USA - December 31 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), passed on March 18, 2020, temporarily mandated paid sick time and paid family leave for…

Julie M. Capell, Crystal Miller-O'Brien

Back to School Closures and Remote Learning - FFCRA Updates From the USDOL

USA - September 3 2020 As our nation's children return to school - in varying ways - the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued further clarification (FAQ Nos. 98-100)…

Julie M. Capell

Update: WA Governor Extends Employment Protections to "High-Risk" Workers Indefinitely

USA - August 18 2020 On July 29, 2020, Washington Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-46.2, which extends the protections for high-risk employees as originally…

Jordann Hallstrom, Christine C. Hawkins, Katharine M. Tylee Herz