In case you missed the in-depth coverage of Labor & Employment Law Daily for March 2020, a month in which life, including employment law, was upended, here’s a recap of some key developments in the L&E community.
- President Trump, on March 18, signs into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
- Nine days later, the President signs a second COVID-19 emergency package, the $2 trillion bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
- The Department of Labor adds new guidance documents to its COVID-19 resources.
- WHD releases FFCRA required notices.
Supreme Court action
- Justices agree to hear ACA individual mandate case
- Section 1981 demands a but-for causation pleading standard
Federal courts of appeal decisions
- Third Circuit overturns ruling that UberBLACK limousine drivers were not employees.
- DC Cir.: Federal court can’t dismiss putative class members before class action is certified
Other decisions of interest
- C.D. Cal.: Freelance writers’ constitutional claims based on AB 5 fall flat
- N.Y. Sup. Ct.: Postmates courier is “employee” for purposes of unemployment compensation
- Uber, Lyft face coronavirus paid sick time suits
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