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March 23, 2020

Elizabeth Foley Uniquely Positioned to Help Employers with COVID-19 Employment Issues

During these uncertain times amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, we understand that many of you have questions and concerns regarding your options and obligations related to business closures or slow-downs, employment issues, layoffs and furloughs, etc.

We at Barrett & Singal want to bring your attention to the background of our very own Attorney Elizabeth Foley, whose experience makes her uniquely qualified to help tackle your inquiries.

In addition to advising clients on employment matters in her regular practice, she was previously with the Office of the Attorney General as an assistant attorney general. In this position she enforced a wide range of employment laws that impacted both employers and employees. These laws included employer tax obligations and eligibility requirements related to unemployment benefits. Prior to that role, Elizabeth served as the Managing Attorney of the Fair Labor and Business Practices Division, the Division responsible for the enforcement of all wage and hour laws, including, but not limited to, overtime, accrued benefits, prevailing wage, workers’ compensation, workplace safety and child labor.

Both federal and state law is evolving and changing daily to address this emergency, and Barrett & Singal is working diligently to stay on top of the most recent developments. If you have any questions in this area, we encourage you to contact Elizabeth.


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