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July 21, 2020: TEACHERS UNION SUES FLORIDA GOV OVER COVID-19 SAFETY CONCERNS


July 20, 2020: MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR NEXT ROUND OF COVID-19 ECONOMIC RELIEF


July 17, 2020: NLRB ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR IN-PERSON ELECTIONS, HOWEVER MAIL-IN UNION VOTING TO CONTINUE AS COVID-19 SURGES


July 16, 2020: CITING CONCERNS OVER COVID-19 INFECTIONS, UBER DRIVERS ASK THE 9TH CIRCUIT FOR EMPLOYEE STATUS


July 15, 2020: COVID-19 UPDATE: NYC SEES SPIKE IN YOUNG ADULTS AND NEW GUIDANCE FOR FACE COVERINGS


July 14, 2020: DOH ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR COVID-19 SCHOOL SAFETY


July 13, 2020: OSHA PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR RETURNING BACK TO WORK INCLUDING ADVISING WORKERS TO WEAR MASKS


July 10, 2020: FEDERAL RESERVE MAIN STREET LOAN PROGRAM STRUGGLES


July 9, 2020: SBA ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS


July 8, 2020: NLRB GENERAL COUNSEL LOOKING TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR WORKERS TO WIN DAMAGES FROM UNIONS


July 7, 2020: NYS STATE LOOKS TO ADOPT SPECIFIC AIR CONDITIONING REQUIREMENTS TO PREVENT COVID-19 AIRBORNE SPREAD


July 6, 2020: PROFESSIONAL STAFF CONGRESS SUES CUNY OVER STAFF AND FACULTY LAYOFFS AFTER CUNY ACCEPTS FEDERAL COVID RELIEF FUNDS


July 2, 2020: NYC TO DELAY INDOOR DINING WHEN IT ENTERS PHASE 3


July 1, 2020: NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL PASSES COVID-19 IMPACTED BUDGET


June 30, 2020: GOVERNOR CONSIDERING A PAUSE TO FULL IMPLEMENTATION TO PHASE 3 OF NY FORWARD IN NYC


June 29, 2020: GOVERNOR CUOMO ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER MAKING NEW YORKERS WHO VOLUNTARILY TRAVEL TO COVID-19 HIGH-RISKS STATES INELIGIBLE FOR SICK LEAVE BENEFITS


June 26, 2020: DE BLASIO SAYS NYC IS ON PACE FOR PHASE 3 ON JULY 6


June 25, 2020: NYC MAYOR TO UNIONS: FIND $1 BILLION IN SAVINGS OR FACE 22,000 LAYOFFS


June 24, 2020: PHASE 2 MANDATORY OFFICE-BASED GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES


June 23, 2020: NEW YORK PRIMARY DAY IN NEW YORK


June 22, 2020: NEW YORK CITY OFFICIALLY STARTS PHASE 2 OF NY FORWARD PLAN


June 19, 2020: OSHA ISSUES GUIDANCE DIRECTING EMPLOYERS TOWARD PHASED REOPENING WITH ACCOMMODATIONS AND FLEXIBILITY FOR WORKERS


June 18, 2020: GOVERNOR CUOMO DECLARES JUNE 19TH A HOLIDAY FOR NYS EMPLOYEES


June 17, 2020: STATE LEGISLATORS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT INFORMATION SHARED WITH COVID-19 CONTACT TRACERS


June 16, 2020: INSPECTORS GENERAL ASK CONGRESS FOR HELP TO MONITOR COVID-19 RELIEF PAYMENTS


June 15, 2020: SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 FORBIDS EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY


June 12, 2020: D.C. CIRCUIT COURT TOSSES OUT AFL-CIO LAWSUIT SEEKING EMERGENCY OSHA COVID-19 SAFETY RULES


June 11, 2020: COVID-19 COMPENSATION FUND


June 10, 2020: NYS LEGISLATURE VOTES TO REPEAL SECTION 50-a OF CIVIL RIGHTS LAW – GOVERNOR EXPECTED TO SIGN IT INTO LAW


June 9, 2020: UPDATE: FEDERAL RESERVE ANNOUNCES THE EXPANSION OF MAIN STREET PROGRAM


June 8, 2020: NON-URGENT SURGERIES TO RESUME AT 19 NYC HOSPITALS AS NYC ENTERS PHASE ONE OF REOPENING


June 5, 2020: ANTI-UNION MEMBERS OF CONGRESS CALL ON AFL-CIO AND AFFILIATES TO STOP COLLECTING UNION DUES FROM UNEMPLOYED WORKERS


June 4, 2020: AS NEW YORK STATE MOVES TO REOPEN, WORKERS COMPENSATION ISSUES COME TO THE FOREFRONT


June 3, 2020: BANKS WARN THAT MAIN STREET LENDING PROGRAM MAY NOT MEET EXPECTATIONS


June 2, 2020: EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR DETERMINING WHETHER A BUSINESS IS ESSENTIAL AS STATE ECONOMY REOPENS


June 1, 2020: FEDERAL COURT STRIKES DOWN MAJOR PARTS OF NLRB ELECTION RULES, A BIG WIN FOR LABOR


May 29, 2020: HOUSE PASSES BILL TO EASE RESTRICTIONS ON PPP LOANS


May 28, 2020: GOVERNOR CUOMO GOES TO WASHINGTON AND MAYOR SEEKS AUTHORITY TO BORROW TO COVER BUDGET DEFICIT


May 27, 2020: SENATE TO RECONVENE SESSION AND ASSEMBLY AT THE CALL OF THE SPEAKER


May 26, 2020: GOVERNOR SUPPORTS LINE-OF-DUTY BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES OF PUBLIC WORKERS THAT HAVE DIED FROM COVID-19


May 22, 2020: ACCORDING TO LABOR LEADERS RECORD UNEMPLOYMENT AND WORKER UNREST FROM COVID-19 MAY RESULT IN SURGE IN DEMAND FOR UNION REPRESENTATION


May 21, 2020: COVID-19 PANDEMIC CONTRIBUTING TO LOW CENSUS RESPONSE


May 20, 2020: NASSAU COUNTY TO RESUME ELECTIVE SURGERIES AND NEW YORK TO START A TWO-WEEK HOSPITAL VISITATION PILOT PROGRAM


May 19, 2020: MAYOR DE BLASIO SUPPORTS LINE-OF-DUTY PENSION BENEFITS FOR CITY EMPLOYEES LOST TO COVID-19


May 18, 2020: USDOL GUIDANCE: PART-TIME WORKERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR $600 PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND REMINDS STATES THAT THEY HAVE TO MONITOR FOR FRAUD