On September 25, 2020, BCGL attorney Angela Sanders spoke at the Lancaster Society for Human Resource Management Fall Legal Conference. Her session - "Remote Work: Planning for the Virtual Workplace of the Future" - provided attendees with tips and strategies for a successful remote work program, both during COVID-19 and long term.
As part of BCGL's Employment and Labor Law Department, Angela provides day-to-day counseling to employers on a wide-range of employment topics, including wage and hour issues, FMLA compliance, harassment and discrimination, hiring, employee misconduct, discipline and termination, drug and alcohol abuse, and OSHA compliance.
For more information about BCGL's Employment and Labor Law services, contact Angela at 717-945-5762 or AngelaS@bcgl-law.com.
COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced, on July 16, $50 million in available grant funding to help eligible employers pay certain life-sustaining employees hazard pay during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The purpose of the grants is to ensure employers are able to retain and employ essential employees during the pandemic. The Department of Community and Economic Development (the “DCED”) is overseeing the program. Applications for the program are being received until July 31. Click Here for Entire Article
The PA Department of Health recently issued a universal masking Order and recommendations concerning out-of-state travel. For more information about the Order, as well as updated guidance from OSHA, click here.
On Thursday, June 18, 2020, BCGL's Employment Team of Theresa Mongiovi and Angela Sanders will host a webinar titled "Employer Q&A: Open for Business in the Yellow and Green Phase." The webinar will address frequently asked questions from employers about operating in the yellow and green phases under Governor Wolf's Plan to Reopen Pennsylvania, including:
-Transitioning from Yellow to Green Phase
-Employee Travel Issues
-Health Screening and Questionnaires
-Continuing Remote Work
-FFCRA Tax Credits
-Paycheck Protection Program
Advanced registration is required for this webinar: REGISTER