3 Key Points for Employers re: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 17, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the bill that was drafted in coordination with the Executive branch and is currently before the U.S. Senate for final approval. Here are 3 Key Takeaways about proposed revisions to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) for Employers: 1. FMLA has been amended to provide coverage to…

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Employment Issues

March 13, 2020

1. Is it legal to ask an employee to work from home or leave work if they show signs of infection? An employer can ask an employee to seek medical attention and get tested if they present with symptoms for COVID-19. Similarly, an employer may require an employee to go home if the employee displays…

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European Travel to U.S. and Recent Travel Ban

March 11, 2020

As many are aware, on March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation banning travel for foreign nationals whom have traveled to many areas in Europe within 14 days of entry or attempted entry into the United States. The relevant areas in European, collectively known as the “Schengen Area”, includes Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic,…

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Ligue du LOL – A Not So Gentlemen’s Club

February 27, 2019

Ligue du LOL – A Not So Gentlemen’s Club By Laetitia Aria Law Clerk BridgehouseLaw In America, the Weinstein scandal triggered a wave of sexual harassment allegations, which led to the #Metoo movement. In France, the opinions regarding this movement were more tempered. But France now has its own scandal shaking an entire industry: the…

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s “GOOP-ey” Settlement

October 15, 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow’s “GOOP-ey” Settlement by Ian Morris, Of-Counsel Attorney Making fun of Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand, Goop, is easy.  Among the vague but luxurious sounding advice the brand websites promotes a wide assortment of products, from dust as a smoothie additive (not a dietary supplement, not a bath salt, not a proprietary formula, but dust…

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