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April 8, 2020

LCR COVID-19 Advisory Group

On April 7th Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 118, which orders the closure of all State Parks and Forests, as well as County Parks beginning on April 7, 2020. Executive Order 118 is in response to concerns that park users are not following the social distancing requirements previously put into place...

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April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Complications with SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Today, April 3, 2020, was the first day that small businesses and sole proprietorships were authorized to apply for and receive loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cover payroll and other business-related costs incurred from February 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020...

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April 2, 2020

Small Employer Exemption Approved for Expanded FMLA Leave and Emergency Paid Sick Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On April 1, 2020, the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") promulgated temporary regulations (the "Regulations") to implement the public health emergency leave provided for under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA")—namely, the Emergency and Medical Leave Expansion Act ("EFMLEA") and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act ("EPSLA")...

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April 2, 2020

COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Information

On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law in response to the disturbing developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States...

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March 31, 2020

New Jersey Expands Earned Sick Leave and Family Leave in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 25, Governor Phil Murphy signed Bill S2304 into law, which expanded the New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law ("ESLL"), the New Jersey Family Leave Act ("NJFLA"), and New Jersey's Temporary Disability Benefits Law ("NJTDBL") in order to provide more New Jersey workers with expanded access to paid leave benefits and unpaid family leave during this recent public health emergency...

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March 31, 2020

The Appellate Division Upholds the Workers' Compensation Judge's Order Directing an Employer to Reimburse an Injured Worker for his Medical Marijuana Prescription

In the case of Vincent Hager vs. M&K Construction, the New Jersey Appellate Court was presented with a case of first impression: whether a workers' compensation judge can order an employer to reimburse its employee for the employee's use of medical marijuana prescribed for chronic pain following a work-related accident...

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March, 31, 2020

IMPORTANT: Employers Still Need to Comply With Posting Requirements

Employers still need to comply with labor posting requirements even while their employees are working remotely...

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March 30, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program

One aspect of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act, signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, is the Paycheck Protection Program...

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March 30, 2020

LCR COVID-19 Business Resource Update

This past week saw a flurry of activity on the Federal and State level to provide financial support for businesses...

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March 30, 2020

Andrew A. Fraser, Esq. Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a Two Years AIOPIA'S 10 Best in New Jersey For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of New Jersey's Personal Injury Attorney Andrew A. Fraser, Esq. as Two Years 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction...

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