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Mitigation Orders Lifted on Memorial Day; Masking Order Once 70% of PA Adults Fully Vaccinated

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that the Wolf administration will eliminate all COVID-19 mitigation orders except for masking on Monday, May 31 at 12:01 AM. The current order requiring Pennsylvanians to wear masks will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

Robert Zaruta Speaks to MBA HR Roundtable Group

Robert D. Zaruta, Shareholder, will speak to the Manufacturer & Business Association's (MBA) HR Roundtable tomorrow, April 20, 2021. He will address: The Biden Administration: What Can Employers Expect?

Julia Herzing Addresses How An Administration Change Can Affect Employers’ Experiences

Julia Herzing, Shareholder, will conduct a webinar for the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership on April 21, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The topic is: The Biden Administration: What Can Employers Expect?

Attorneys Herzing and Wassell Speak to NCPA HR Group

Julia M. Herzing and Mark T. Wassell, Shareholders, will speak on April 15, 2021 via webinar to the HR Management Association of North Central Pennsylvania.

Governor Wolf Relaxes Some COVID Restrictions, Effective April 4th

On Monday, March 15, 2021, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf relaxed certain COVID restrictions on restaurants, bars, event spaces, and other businesses throughout the Commonwealth.

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Extended FFCRA Tax Credits

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“the Act”), a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package intended to provide continued economic relief to individuals, businesses, and state and local governments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of interest for covered employers is the Act’s extension of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (“FFCRA”) tax credit provisions.

Mark Wassell Speaks on COVID-19 Vaccines In the Workplace

Mark Wassell, Shareholder, will speak on COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace on Friday, March 12, 2021. He will speak to the Career Link of Lawrence County's Employer Advisory Council, during their monthly meeting.

Timothy Wachter Appointed Commissioner of America 250PA

Timothy S. Wachter, Shareholder, has been appointed as a Commissioner and Executive Committee Member of America 250PA as of December 2020.

Gov. Wolf Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions on Crowds and Eliminates Travel Quarantine

After almost one year since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf first enacted mitigation orders aimed at reducing the spread of the Coronavirus, his office has now announced measures to relax COVID-19 safety restrictions.