Unemployment

As a quick recap, the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (the “EPSLA”), included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”), states that an employer shall provide an employee with paid sick time if the employee is unable to work or telework because the...

On April 3, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-36 (the “Order”) providing employees the right to stay home from work in connection with the coronavirus.  Specifically, the Order prohibits employers from “discharging, disciplining, or retaliating against” employees who choose to stay home from work...

The employee leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”) take effect this Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  As a quick recap, the leave provisions are set forth in the Employee Sick Leave Act (the “Sick Leave Act”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (the...