Nicole Page and Liz Stork Share Need-to-Knows for Prod Cos About Furloughs and Layoffs in Realscreen

Because many production companies have seen their workflow either stopped or delayed since the onslaught of COVID-19, they are having to navigate temporary furloughs and permanent layoffs. To assist companies in making these difficult decisions, RPJ attorneys Nicole Page and Elizabeth Stork discuss what they need to know in an...

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Who Pays for the Broadway Shutdown?

This article was originally featured by Law360 in its "Expert Analysis" section on March 23, 2020. Broadway supports over 87,000 jobs and draws millions of attendees each year. In 2019, 14.6 million ticket purchasers attended a Broadway show which generated $1.75 billion in direct revenue. But two weeks ago Andrew Cuomo,...

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Considerations for Employers When Contemplating Employee Furloughs or Reductions in Force in the COVID-19 Environment

Many employers are rightfully concerned with how best to manage the business and financial impact and implications of the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting closures and dislocations. Some are considering temporary furloughs of workers as an alternative to terminations or reductions in force (“RIFs”). Below, we provide a general overview of these employer...

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