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SPRINGFIELD/GREENE COUNTY/OZARK SHELTER IN PLACE ORDERS

March 26th, 2020 5:38 pm

SPRINGFIELD/GREENE COUNTY/OZARK SHELTER IN PLACE ORDERS By:  Heather Rooney McBride On March 24, 2020, Springfield, Missouri, Ozark, Missouri, and Greene County, Missouri issued their Shelter-In-Place/Stay-At-Home Orders, which require all businesses that are not considered essential to close down all in-office and in-person activities, including any requirement that employees come into work, effective at 12:01 AM […]

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 EFFECTS ON HUMAN RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS

March 26th, 2020 5:34 pm

UPDATE ON COVID-19 EFFECTS ON HUMAN RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS NOTICE OF EMERGENCY FMLA AND SICK LEAVE PROVISIONS By:  Heather Rooney McBride Dear Employer:              On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the EMERGENCY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION ACT, which provides that the threshold for FMLA with respect to COVID-19 leave is no longer […]

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INSTRUCTION LETTER TO MISSOURI EMPLOYERS RESPONDING TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY

March 17th, 2020 11:13 am

INSTRUCTION LETTER TO MISSOURI EMPLOYERS RESPONDING TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY Dear Employer: I have received numerous inquiries from my corporate clients as to what procedures should be implemented, and how to implement them, with respect to the recent and rapidly developing health crisis of COVID-19. This letter is intended to provide you general direction on this […]

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RMS WELCOMES NEW PARALEGAL, KATIE WORKS, J.D.!!

March 4th, 2020 3:25 pm

RMS WELCOMES NEW PARALEGAL, KATIE WORKS, J.D.!! Katie joined our team in December 2019 as Paralegal to Member Scott Smith. Originally from San Diego, Katie has been a Missouri resident for the past 16 years. She has experience in a wide range of legal areas, including family law. Katie enjoys reading, crafts, home-improvement projects, and […]

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