Month: May 2020

COVID-19 and Employment Law Issues

Houston, TX – Although most coverage of COVID-19 litigation has centered on business interruption policies and force majeure clauses in commercial contracts, an avalanche of employment-related claims against employers is sure to follow. And as businesses lay-off workers, cut hours and salaries, but nevertheless begin to open up their doors, many new avenues for liability […]

The Department of Labor Has Issued Guidance and Relief for ERISA-Governed Employee Benefit Plans Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Oakland, CA – Recognizing that the COVID-19 outbreak may impede plan and plan participants’ efforts to comply with various requirements and deadlines under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration recently released, “Guidance and Relief for Employee Benefit Plans Due to the COVID-19 (Novel […]