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Antibody Testing Cannot Be Required Under ADA

Antibody Testing Cannot be Required Under ADA

News today from the EEOC may put a wrinkle in reopening plans for some Hawaii businesses. Anyone planning to use antibody testing to ensure the safety of their workforce, should think again.
New PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications Released

New PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications Released

PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications and instructions to inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
Paid Employee Leave And The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Paid Employee Leave and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

As more Hawaii businesses begin to reopen, employers covered under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) should ensure they are up to date with their obligations around paid leave for impacted employees. Related: Required FFCRA Posters and Guidance This article offers an overview of the new FFCRA paid leave provisions, including which employers and employees are covered and the amount of pay. What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act? The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 18, 2020, has sent the business community scrambling to figure out what this means for them as they grapple with the workplace implications of COVID-19. For small and medium-sized employers in Hawaii, the biggest, immediate impact of the Act—which took effect on April 1, 2020—is the mandatory paid sick leave and expanded FMLA…

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