Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the situation and circumstances of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to change, we hope that you and yours are staying safe, healthy and protected. At Epps & Coulson, we have been closely monitoring the recommendations of the World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as...

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Cautions and Considerations for Employers re: RIFs, Layoffs, Leave, & Other Employment Actions in Light of COVID-19

Many employers are rightfully concerned with how best to manage the business and financial impact and implications of the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting closures and dislocations. Some are considering temporary furloughs of workers as an alternative to terminations or reductions in force (“RIFs”). Below, we provide a general overview of...

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