Category: SBH News

Blumenthal interviewed on important legal considerations for employers dealing with COVID-19 concerns

The Kansas City Business Journal interviewed Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) member Michael L. Blumenthal for a recent article on legal considerations for employers related to potential disruptions due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Blumenthal helped address some of the gray areas that currently fall outside of federal guidance on what employers can and […]

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New COVID-19 Laws Applicable to Employers

President Trump signed into law yesterday the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), an economic stimulus plan aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Americans and introducing paid sick leave and an expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Smaller businesses will bear the cost of this new law, subject to tax […]

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Statement from SBH on COVID-19

We want to offer our sincere best wishes to all our family, friends, and clients as everyone adjusts to the evolving responses to COVID-19. These are unprecedented circumstances that require proactive steps to maintain services while also adhering to the guidance of local, state, and national public health officials. The health and safety of our […]

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Ramón writes for BenefitsPRO on NLRB ruling related to employee usage of employer’s email

Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) partner Daniel Ramón recently authored an article for BenefitsPRO, a leading labor and employment and employee benefits publication and ALM product. He wrote about a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that employees do not have a statutory right to use employers’ email to engage in non-work-related communications — […]

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Kansas City Business Journal interviews Blumenthal on labor and employment law trends to watch in 2020

The Kansas City Business Journal interviewed Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) member Michael L. Blumenthal for a recent article on labor and employment law trends that employers should be tracking in 2020. Blumenthal looked at salary history bans, legalized marijuana, sick and medical leave, arbitration agreements, and independent contractors. The full article can be […]

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