B&I Issues Employment Law Update on the FFCRA and Back to School Issues

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B&I has published a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. In this update, we address new Department of Labor guidance related to back-to-school issues, such as the conditions under which parental leave may be available in light of different school opening scenarios.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Testing, Quarantine, and Return to Work Guidance

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update summarizes revised, symptoms-based return to work guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Maine guidance on testing and travel restrictions.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Maine Executive Order on Face Coverings

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update summarizes Governor Janet Mill’s Executive Order #2, which requires certain Maine businesses to “implement measures requiring customers to wear face coverings.”

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on MDOL Benefits Extension

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update addresses the Maine Department of Labor’s announcement that 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits will be made available to qualifying Mainers.

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B&I Publishes Two Employment Law Updates on EEOC Guidance

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B&I has added two employment law updates to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. These updates provide information on new guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. First, the EEOC has updated its original guidance on COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Second, the Commission has issued new guidance on employers’ ability to include...

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on the “Keep Maine Healthy” Plan

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B&I has added an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update describes the changes to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements outlined in Governor Janet Mill’s “Keep Maine Healthy” plan.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Maine DOL WorkShare Program

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B&I has added an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update discusses the Maine Department of Labor’s WorkShare program, which enables employers to reduce employees’ weekly hours while employees collect unemployment benefits to supplement their wages.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Updates on Cloth Coverings, Reopening

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B&I has added two employment law updates to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The first offers an overview of federal and state guidance on cloth face covering requirements in Maine. The second responds to employer questions arising out of a webinar on “The Realities of Re-opening,” hosted by B&I and Career Management Associates, and should...

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B&I Publishes Legal Update on Gov. Mills’ Exec. Order #55

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B&I has added a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update summarizes the most important information for employers from Maine Governor Janet Mills’ Executive Order #55. It includes information about topics such as remote work, commuting, large gatherings, masks, signage, and high risk individuals.

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B&I Publishes Legal Update on Dealing with Unemployment Fraud

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On June 1, 2020, B&I added a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides guidance for employers who believe that an employee’s personal information has been compromised and possibly used to obtain unemployment compensation fraudulently.

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