December 29, 2020

House Passes Bill to Hike Stimulus Payments to U.S. Households
Dallas Fed: Texas Manufacturing Activity Expands at a Faster Pace
CARES Act II—Independent Contractors Gain 11-Week Extension of Unemployment Assistance and Paid Sick and Family Leave Benefits
Covid-19 Relief Bill—What Employers Need to Know Heading Into 2021
U.S. Department of Labor Releases the Office of Labor-Management Standards’ Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report of Performance and Activities
Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s 80 Hours of Emergency Paid Sick Leave Is ‘One Time Use’
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut: Three Key Employment Items to Address Before the New Year
Managing the Employment Relationship in Texas
Pandemic Reshapes U.S. Employment, Speeding Changes Across Industries
Covid-19 Vaccine Outlook Prompts Businesses to Dust Off Return-to-Office Plans

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