Kathy White, Esq.

Work-Related COVID-19

As the economy begins to reopen, many employees will be returning to the workplace after COVID-19 restrictions. To ensure the workplace is safe, employers are implementing protocols to ensure sick employees stay home, facilities are clean and configured for optimal safety, and workers comply with their employer’s exposure prevention policy. Unfortunately, the threat of the Read more

Covid-19 Unemployment Compensation

Assistance to Separated Workers As we confront the many challenges brought about by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), federal and state lawmakers have been working tirelessly to minimize the financial hardships placed on workers who have lost their jobs as a result of the disease outbreak. Expanding the availability of unemployment compensation (UC) is one way to Read more

COVID-19 paid leave

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a growing number of laws have required employers to temporarily adjust leave policies to better protect the welfare of their employees during this health crisis. One priority has been providing employees with paid time off from work to obtain COVID-19 related health care and recover from the virus, Read more

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Poster - Private employer bilingual

Working together to protect employees in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump took swift legislative action this month to enable employees to care for afflicted family members, themselves and their children without fear of losing their jobs or financial stability. On March 18, 2020, the Families Read more

LA EIC 2020

Just in time for the 2020 tax season, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has released both the 2019 Earned Income Credit (EIC) Notice and the 2020 EIC Notice that Louisiana employers are required to post in the workplace each year to advise their employees that they may be eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Read more