Families First Coronavirus Response Act Employer FAQs

The “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (H.R. 6201) has passed the Senate and been signed by President Donald Trump. It goes into effect on April 2, 2020. The Colorado Department of Labor has a notice for employers that you can find here that is being updated. The Act was revised slightly ...
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Navigating New Employment Waters During the Covid-19 Pandemic

I can’t tell you how many calls and questions I’ve had the last few days from anxious employers looking for answers on how to handle interruption to their business because of COVID-19. Some of the hardest choices companies are facing are what to do with their employees. I’m talking...
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COVID-19, Force Majeure, and Commercial Contracts

Oh, the Force Majeure clause. Almost always towards the bottom of the commercial contract (usually in all the boilerplate), often overlooked, sometimes skimmed, and suddenly relevant. People think of Force Majeure as a hurricane or an earthquake, but what about a pandemic? The Force Majeure clause &...
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