March 2020

Law Enforcement Actions in the Wake of COVID-19

The Department of Justice, State Attorney Generals and federal and state regulators will be vigilant and aggressive in identifying, investigating and prosecuting fraud. Industries that are involved in government contracting and receive federal and state…

President Trump Signs “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (H.R. 6201)

On March 25, 2020 the DOL's Wage and Hour Division issued it's first round of guidance.On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” which passed by a majority of votes in both houses of Co…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employment Updates by State

The majority of states and the federal government have declared a state of emergency in light of the growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19.Employers continue to have a key role in helping to stop the spread. Employers are encouraged to check in on t…

Mitigate Project Impacts Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This publication was featured the in New England Real Estate Journal on 5/15/20. Click here to view.With the outbreak of, continued escalation of and unknowns with respect to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the construction industry must anticipate …

What Employers Should Consider in the Wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), has spread from mainland China, to European countries and has now begun to infect communities across the United States, it has grown into a “public health emergency of international concern,” according to the…

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Quarantine as a Force Majeure Event

Quarantines stemming from the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) are resulting in disruption in the supply chain for manufacturing, storing, transporting, and importing construction materials and construction equipment. Do such quarantines constitute ground…