Employer Regulations for Covid-19
D.C. recently passed the Protecting Businesses and Workers from COVID-19 Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. The order requires employers, for the duration of the public health emergency, to “adopt and implement social distancing and worker protection policies to prevent transmission of COVID-19” in accordance with Mayor’s Order 2020-080. The Act also prohibits employers from retaliating
Congratulations to General Counsel, P.C. client Global Consulting Services, Inc. (GCS) on its acquisition by Acclaim Technical Services, LLC. We were pleased to help with legal services through this transaction. Acclaim Technical Services, LLC (ATS)announced Sept. 1 it has acquired Global Consulting Services, Inc. (GCS), a Rockville, MD-based company with approximately 30 employees, to meaningfully differentiate and
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A recent decision in the Western District of Missouri may have set the stage for “business interruption” coverage for businesses for losses resulting from COVID-19. Business interruption insurance replaces lost income when a business has to temporarily close. The policies generally apply when there’s “direct physical loss or damage.” “Direct physical loss or damage” typically
Workplace Investigation
In a recent case, the Western District of Virginia found that emails between defendants were not entitled to the work product privilege and were instead discoverable. The court held that for the work product privilege to apply, the subject materials “must be part of the process of seeking, developing, or conveying legal advice or strategy”
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