On June 3, the United States Senate passed the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act” (Act), which is designed to create additional flexibility for borrowers under the terms of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Act previously passed the United States House of Representatives and now heads to the President for signature, which is expected in the […]
On March 18, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA” or the “Act”), taking a major step to provide paid leave to workers affected by COVID-19 and blunt the effects of the virus on the U.S. economy. We summarize the employment provisions of the Act here.
Governor Jerry Brown signed into law four new bills addressing harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Senate Bill 826 mandates that public companies based in California have at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019. That number increases in 2021 depending on the size of the board. Senate Bill […]