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Category: Labor & Employment

Illinois Adopts Sweeping Rule Presuming Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Coronavirus-Impacted Workers

Coronavirus Labor & Employment

On April 13, 2020, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) issued an emergency rule creating a rebuttable presumption that first responders and other essential workers identified in Governor Pritzker’s March 20 Stay at Home Order who develop COVID-19 contracted it […]

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DOL Issues Guidance Regarding Application of Unemployment Provisions of the CARES Act

Higher Education Labor & Employment

Over the weekend, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published two separate guidance documents, Unemployment Insurance Program Letters (UIPLs) 15-20 and 16-20, which provide information related to two separate programs under the CARES Act: the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program (PUA) and the Federal […]

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