March 19, 2020

Jobless Claims Jump to Two-Year High Amid Closures
Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Increased Slightly in February
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Weakens in March
President Signs Sweeping Congressional Action in Response to Coronavirus
What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19
IRS Postpones April Deadline for Tax Payments to July 15
California Administrative Agencies Issue Guidance for Employers Regarding the Coronavirus
New York Governor Announces Agreement on Coronavirus Job Protection and Paid Sick Leave
Illinois Expands Unemployment Benefits
Pennsylvania Waives Certain Unemployment Compensation Requirements
Michigan Temporarily Expands Unemployment Eligibility and Shifts Cost for Benefits

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