Month: August 2020

Fifteen Sutin Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers Lists

Albuquerque lawyers Eduardo A. Duffy (Securities/Capital Markets Law) and Deborah E. Mann (Health Care Law) have been recognized as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in their practice areas from Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers also selected 15 Sutin lawyers in Albuquerque...

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Emergency Rule Changes Reporting Requirements in New Mexico

The New Mexico Environment Department (“NMED”) has issued a temporary emergency rule requiring employers to report positive COVID-19 results to the NMED Occupational Health and Safety Bureau within four hours of being notified of the infection. The Department has...

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District Court Voids Portions of FFCRA Implementation

A New York Federal District Court has struck down some provisions of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Rule (29 CFR Part 826 et seq) (the “Rule”) implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), including the work availability requirement, the...

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New Mexico Governor’s Order and Federal Paid Leave

For New Mexican employers, it is important to note that effective August 6, 2020, Executive Order 2020-056, issued by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham prohibits employees from qualifying for EPLSA paid leave if the employee is forced to quarantine upon returning to New...

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Additional Guidance Regarding Reopening Workplaces

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has published additional guidance regarding how the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) have an impact on workplaces as they...

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