By: Adam S. Chotiner, Esq. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect this past April and applies to all employers with 500 or fewer employees. In general, the FFCRA requires such employers to provide paid sick leave and paid Family and Medical Leave Act leave for certain specific COVID-19-related reasons. Last month, […]
Should you monitor workers who aren’t social distancing off duty? Firm Shareholder Adam Chotiner weighs in about issues involved in monitoring social distancing away from work in an article from the Society for Human Resource Management. Click here to read the full article.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. In general, the FFCRA requires all employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide emergency paid sick leave and emergency Family and Medical Leave Act leave for specific COVID-19-related reasons. All covered employers – especially small businesses with fewer than […]
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect this past Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Although the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) had been issuing “guidance” in the form of FAQs since the FFCRA was enacted on March 18, 2020, formal regulations were not issued until this past Wednesday. Now that the regulations have […]
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted, and will continue to impact, every facet of our lives. As part of the federal response to this crisis, a new law was enacted called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), which, for the first time, mandates paid sick leave and paid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) […]
The head of our firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, Adam Chotiner, was recently recertified by The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer. Board Certification is a five-year term and Adam has held this distinction since 2009. Learn more about Adam in this profile from Legal Eagle Florida.
Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann Shareholder Adam Chotiner recently offered valuable information regarding ADA compliance in an article titled “Hospitals Face ADA Lawsuits Over Websites” in Healthcare Risk Management. His insight and quotes were used extensively in the article that ran in the October issue of the publication. To read the entire article, please click […]
Firm shareholder Adam Chotiner will be presenting at the 18th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review, on Thursday and Friday, January 18 – 19, 2018 at The Florida Bar Winter Meeting in Orlando. Adam’s topic is “Statutory and Common Law Protection of Business Interests.” The update and review is hosted by The […]
Firm Shareholder Adam S. Chotiner discusses the importance of documentation and consistency in enforcing policies in an article published in Modern Restaurant Management titled, “Effective Employee Handbooks and Record Keeping Can Reduce Exposure and Create Better Workplaces for Restaurants.” In the article, Chotiner focuses on the most important elements for all restaurant employers to keep […]
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