Bloomberg Law
April 3, 2020, 5:58 PM

Emergency Paid-Leave Law Could Trigger ‘Big-Time Litigation’

Molly Ward
Molly Ward
Digital Editor

Here are the day’s top coronavirus stories from the team at Bloomberg Law:

  • BIG TIME LITIGATION: Attorneys on both sides of labor and employment cases warn that companies should prepare for a potential onslaught of private litigation from workers covered by new paid-leave mandates under the federal coronavirus-relief law. The law’s paid- and family-leave provisions, which took effect April 1, will be available to as many as 61 million workers.
  • LAYOFFS OR PAY CUTS: Arent Fox, Baker Donelson, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Goldberg Segalla, Reed Smith, and Womble Bond Dickinson announced this week cost-cutting measures to pull back ...

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