April 29, 2020

Mastech Digital Reports First Quarter 2020 Revenues
GDP Sinks in First Quarter and Worst Is Yet to Come
Richmond Fed: Manufacturing Activity Down Significantly in April
Coronavirus Relief Often Pays Workers More Than Work
G4S to Hire More Than 15,000 Employees
PPP Loan Eligibility in Temporary Staffing Arrangements
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Covid-19 Relief and Guidance for Employee Benefit Plans
New Version of Form I-9 Is Required on May 1
Navigating Employer Obligations to Provide Employees With Masks, Face Coverings
Now More Than Ever, California Employers Need to Stay Abreast of Working Time and Control Issues
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Emergency Rules Establishing Rebuttable Presumption for Covid-19 Have Been Withdrawn
Construction Employment Declines in Many Metro Areas in March

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