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COVID-19 Pandemic Layoffs: Federal and State WARN Act Requirements and Their Unforeseeable Business Circumstances Exceptions

Employers across the country are increasingly contemplating temporary or permanent workforce reductions to help them withstand the economic impact of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Loan Provisions

In further response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the CARES Act and the President signed the bill into law on Friday, March 27, 2020.  This legislation builds upon the COVID-19 Phase 1 and Phase 2 response bills, which went into effect in early March.

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Hollywood Reporter Names John Berlinski a 2020 Power Lawyer

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner John Berlinski has been recognized as one of Hollywood’s top attorneys by The Hollywood Reporter on its “Power Lawyers 2020: Hollywood’s Top 100 Attorneys” list.

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Uri A. Itkin Quoted in Asset-Backed Alert: “Court Solution Seen for Libor Issue”

Kasowitz Benson Torres partner Uri A. Itkin was quoted in Asset-Backed Alert’s article, “Court Solution Seen for Libor Issue.”

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Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article: “Medical OK to Return to Work Now Common, Backed by EEOC”

Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Mark W. Lerner, head of the firm’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group, and Jessica Taub Rosenberg are quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Medical OK to Return to Work Now Common, Backed by EEOC.”

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Urgent for Employers: New COVID-19-Related Leave Requirements under Federal and New York Law

As the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact more and more Americans, federal, state, and local governments have moved quickly to propose, and in some cases have already enacted, legislation requiring employers to provide various forms of paid and unpaid leave for affected employees.

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COVID-19 and Force Majeure: Potential Impact on Transactions and Projects in Real Estate and Hospitality

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to have an impact on society, it is inevitable that it will impact construction projects and real estate transactions across the country.

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What Employers Should Know About Coronavirus and the Workplace

As the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe, employers are facing questions about employees and how to avoid the virus spreading in their workplace, while also meeting business needs.