Ohio and Others Pass COVID-19 Liability Limitations

By Rob Gilmore & Alexis Preskar Ohio’s legislature passed a law limiting the liability of essential workers who transmit COVID-19. H.B.  606 now goes to Gov. Mike DeWine for review and signature. The bill grants civil immunity – from both professional discipline...

DOL Guidance: Child Labor Laws & Leave Benefits

By Rob Gilmore & Janet Stewart As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread and impact everyday life during the summer months, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has recently issued new guidance on certain child labor laws, as well as the availability...

Ohio Unemployment Requirements Updated for COVID-19

By Alan Rauss & Alexis Preskar In a new executive order, Governor Mike DeWine clarified the requirements for Ohioans who seek to remain on unemployment because of coronavirus concerns. As businesses begin to reopen, the order states that applicants may not remain...

Updated EEOC Guidance on Antibody Testing

By Rob Gilmore & Alexis Preskar The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provided another update this week to its guidance on returning to work. Per the newest update, which comports with the CDC’s Interim Guidelines, employers may not require...

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