Daniel Horwitz appeared on the Law & Crime Network program today discussing the need to protect against covid-19 scams and the kinds of civil and criminal sanctions people face if they abuse the PPP loan program.
By Shannon Mallard – The GW Hatchet Experts said a Title IX complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights in late February could involve multiple types of discrimination. The complaint, first made public on the ED website earlier this month, is categorized under “Title IX […]
New York State Issues Guidance on How to Obtain a Precautionary or Mandatory Order of Quarantine or Isolation Pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law
To obtain a precautionary or mandatory order of quarantine or isolation pursuant to the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law, individuals are directed to contact their Local Health Department (LHD). A list of the various LHDs can be found on the New York State Department of Health’s website at https://www.health.ny.gov/contact-us/contact_information/ LHDs […]
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), provides additional unemployment benefits and clarifies certain provisions of the federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
Unemployment Insurance The FAQ sheet is available online at: https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/ui-covid-faq.pdf The Act also covers an individual who is self-employed, is seeking part-time employment, does not have sufficient work history, or otherwise would not qualify for regular unemployment or extended benefits under state or federal law or pandemic emergency unemployment compensation and […]
Norman Siegel and Steven Hyman, the attorneys who represented a Maine nurse in the legal fights over a 2014 quarantine order for Ebola, predicted that few civil liberty claims led over coronavirus restrictions would hold up in court. Read More