Department of Labor Issues Updates to FFCRA Regulations (Effective 9/16/20)

By Attorneys Danielle Haindfield and Carrie Weber The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA") is scheduled to remain in effect until December 31, 2020. The FFCRA provides additional paid leave for employees under certain qualifying conditions such as a quarantine order, diagnosis of COVID-19, or to care for a child...
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Disclosure Industry Working Group Publishes Paper on Timely Disclosures

By Attorney Kristin Cooper While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many aspects of our day-to-day lives, it is important for issuers of municipal securities to consider their primary and secondary disclosure obligations which continue to exist in the bond marketplace. Primary disclosures (in offering documents) are necessary to ensure...
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Governor Continues Provisions through June 25, 2020

By Attorney Maria Brownell On Tuesday May 26, 2020, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation temporarily continuing the public health emergency associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following exemptions and suspensions in the proclamation are notable from an operational standpoint for governmental entities, and will be in place through June...
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Final Title IX Regulations

By Attorneys Rebecca Reif and Miriam Van Heukelem On May 6, 2020, the United States Department of Education released final regulations under Title IX, the federal law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. These highly-anticipated final regulations are scheduled...
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