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Employer’s Guide To Covid-19 And Emerging Workplace Issues    

New Online Book Provides Comprehensive Resource for Employers During – and After – The Pandemic

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, in partnership with Castle Publications, is pleased to announce the publication of Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 and Emerging Workplace Issues: Year 2. The nearly-800-page online book, created by Sheppard Mullin partner and Castle Publications founder Richard Simmons and Sheppard Mullin partners Brian Murphy and Adam Rosenthal, provides employers with a comprehensive resource for managing employment issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic during – and after – the crisis.  It is a one-stop, go-to “desk reference” that provides businesses and employers throughout the country reliable information that is a click away. Please note: this publication was last updated on June 30, 2021.

“COVID-19 has fundamentally changed America’s workplaces and the ways employers across the country must address their obligations to employees,” said Simmons.  “Our definitive new Guide provides employers with a thorough analysis of current and constantly-evolving labor and employment laws to help employers effectively navigate this new employment world.”  Some of the topics covered in the Employer’s Guide include:

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Comprehensive analysis of Department of Labor guidance, regulations and other authorities issued since March 2020.
  • First & Second Generation Challenges: Addresses employer obligations in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown, and legal strategies for employers emerging from the crisis.
  • Federal and State Guidance: Compilation and analysis of CDC guidelines; reshaping wage and hour considerations, the increasing role of public health standards in workplaces, new remote working environments; continuing WARN Act responsibilities, the CARES Act, Unemployment Programs, OSHA and workplace safety, and more.

For more information and to order Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 and Emerging Workplace Issues, click here.

About Castle Publications

For more than 35 years, Castle Publications, LLC has published legal books and presented seminars in the employment law field, including the subjects of wage-hour, employment, labor, discrimination, wrongful discharge, leaves of absence, and benefits laws. The books and seminars are considered essential by human resource officials, attorneys, consultants, and accounting personnel throughout the country. For more information, please visit

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