March 16, 2020

Fed Slashes Rates to Zero
Coronavirus Weighs on U.S. Consumer Sentiment in Early February
New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Declines
House Passes Coronavirus Response Bill, Senate to Act in Coming Days
U.S. Treasury to Help Advance Funds to Employers for Paid Sick Leave
COVID-19: What Employers Can Do
Managing Disability and Accommodation Issues in the Age of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Emerging Benefit Plan Issues Relating to the Coronavirus
For Employers Facing a Discrimination Claim, Being Wrong Can Also Mean Being Nondiscriminatory
New York Employers Must Allow Employees to Vote
Coronavirus Social-Distancing Forces Painful Choices on Small Businesses
Economic Outlook Under Coronavirus Hinges on Layoff Decisions

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