New York A.G. vs. NRA: Partisan Politics or Political Duty?

New York Attorney General Letitia James is aiming to dissolve the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) as a nonprofit tax-exempt organization. As this conflict proceeds, questions continue to surface about whether this effort is a bullseye, a misfire, or something in between. If successful, it will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on the nonprofit sector.

Year-End Deadline for Illinois Sexual Harassment Training Program

Employer alert: If you run a nonprofit or business of any size, make sure to comply with new anti-harassment training requirements by year-end 2020. Just over a year ago, this new requirement was signed into law, as an amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act. All Illinois employers of any size must now provide annual sexual harassment prevention training and maintain related records reflecting compliance.  

COVID-Related Paid Leave Requirements: New Employer Guidance

Effective September 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor has broadened paid leave entitlements under the FFCRA, and modified by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, for health care workers and clarified a number of other employer obligations.  The new rules come after a New York federal court judge struck down the Department of Labor’s initial attempt to provide employers with some clear guidance for operating within the contours of the FFCRA.[1]  The Department of Labor’s updated guidance addresses exclusions for health care providers and important clarifications for all other employers subject to the FFCRA.