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California Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Post On Jun. 16, 2020

Coronavirus’s spread throughout the United States has drastically changed the relationship between employers and their employees. However, there are numerous laws and statutes that protect California employees’ rights, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. CARES Act and PUA Program First and...

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Family First Coronavirus Response Act
Post On Jun. 02, 2020
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Information for employers and employees, in relation to the recently-enacted Family First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA") Basic Considerations The FFCRA requires that covered employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Covered...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)
Post On Apr. 14, 2020
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The recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act makes substantial changes to sick and FMLA leave for businesses and employees in 2020. The FFCRA provides new benefits to employees through two new laws: The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act & Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
Post On Apr. 08, 2020
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A summary of the new Families First CoronaVirus Response Act ("FFCRA") and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act ("EFMLEA") and the implications for Employees. New Employee Leave Rights Under FFCRA The FFCRA—in addition to expanding FMLA coverage—has created a new category of paid...

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Are your employees entitled to paid sick leave because of COVID-19?

We explain the new federal law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, that expands employee's rights to sick leave due to coronavirus. What circumstances are covered These laws cover employees who are unable to work (or telework) for the following reasons related to coronavirus: - they are...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA")

Expanded Family Medical Leave: This provision expressly amends the well-established Family and Medical Leave Act with specific changes related to the coronavirus pandemic. All Employees Should Pay Attention Expanded Family Medical Leave: This provision expressly amends the well-established Family...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Randall Jay Love, Lawyer   Post On Mar. 24, 2020
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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has become law with an effective date of April 2, 2020. The Act expires on December 31, 2020. Please note that the Act was just passed. There are no administrative or judicial decisions interpreting the Act nor has the Constitutionality of the Act yet...

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NJ DWI FAQ's - Part Two

8. What should I do if I am asked to take field sobriety tests? There are a wide range of field sobriety tests (FST’s). These tests include heel-to-toe, finger-to-nose, one-leg stand, horizontal gaze nystagmus, alphabet recitation, modified position of attention (Rhomberg), fingers-to-thumb, hand...

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What Happens at a Pennsylvania DUI Preliminary Hearing
Post On Feb. 10, 2013
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The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to allow a magisterial district judge to determine whether the government can demonstrate a prima facie case against the defendant. A prima facie case requires, in layman’s terms, the government to demonstrate that it is more likely than not that: (1) a crime...

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What does "disabled" really mean?
Post On Jan. 04, 2013
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People often do not realize that in the legal world, “disability" is a term of art, with a very specific meaning. In fact, it has several different specific meanings, depending on the context. “Disabled" has one meaning for the purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act, another for the...

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What to Do, and Not Do, If Stopped for DUI [California]
Post On Jun. 08, 2012
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Do not flunk the attitude test ; be civil and polite, because being otherwise will never help you, and it will generally always hurt you in the eyes of the jury and judge. Remember that much of what goes on in the criminal justice system, from cop contact to DA prosecution to judge scolding/...

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Why would the police take you off camera for the DUI Field Sobriety Tests?
Post On Sep. 15, 2011
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There is great reason for the Troopers to take you off camera: FOR THE TROOPER'S BENEFIT IN COURT! SO HE DOES NOT LOSE AT TRIAL! Any OVI (DUI) Defense Attorney will tell you that if there is video, it will most likely benefit the Defense, NOT THE COPS! Surprising, you say!? Its the truth. If there...

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40 Ways to Beat a DUI in Washington State
Post On Oct. 05, 2010
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If you have been arrested for DUI or DWI, it is obviously cause for concern--but not for despair. By hiring a quality defense lawyer who can protect your rights, there are a host of ways your case may be defendable. That's why it would be a good idea to consider hiring one of America's Top DUI and...

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Drunk Driving and Other Arrests
Post On Jul. 27, 2010
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With the summer almost here and in anticipation of those fine weekends which we will be enjoying crabs and beer and going to the ocean for fun and relaxation, the Maryland State Police are out there looking for the drunk driver. With their speed traps, sobriety check points, and the staking out of...

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Top 10 Defenses to a DUI in Ohio
Post On Feb. 21, 2009

No Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Stop For law enforcement, there must be a valid reason to legally make a traffic stop. The Fourth Amendment requires an officer have a reasonable suspicion that a crime is being committed or about to be committed before making a traffic stop. Reasonable suspicion...

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