Kentucky Releases Unemployment Insurance Employer Handbook for COVID-19

April 24, 2020

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has published an
employer handbook to answer employers’ questions about unemployment insurance and
how it has been impacted by COVID-19 and the new federal programs enacted as part
of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act. Click here to read
the full article.

Tennessee Joins Other States in Effort to Increase Access to Unemployment Benefits for Workers Affected by COVID-19

March 23, 2020

On March 19, 2020, Governor Lee signed an Executive Order making it easier for workers affected by COVID-19 to get unemployment benefits in Tennessee. The Executive Order follows the guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Labor earlier this month. Click here to read the article.

EEOC Issues Guidance on What Employers Should Know about the ADA and Rehabilitation Act in Light of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

It is now common knowledge that the World Health Organization (“WHO”) has classified COVID-19 as an international pandemic. This week, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance to employers on implementation strategies to utilize in navigating the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace, specifically how it impacts the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Rehabilitation Act. Click here to read more.