Coronavirus Status Update

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As employee advocates, Correia & Puth is sensitive to the needs of our employees and our clients, and working to ensure that we are advancing everyone’s interests in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  We have not experienced any disruptions …

Families First Coronavirus Response Act & An Employee’s Right to Leave

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Last week, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, an economic stimulus package aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The law goes into effect on April 2, 2020 and will expire at the end of 2020. …

D.C. Council Enacts Legislation to Help Workers During COVID-19 Shutdowns

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On March 17, 2020, the District of Columbia Council passed the D.C. COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 to provide workplace protections to D.C. workers whose employment is affected, or could be affected, by the coronavirus. The legislation addresses …

New Law Protects Whistleblowers to Congress and Guarantees Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave

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In December, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, Public Law No. 116-92, which was signed into law by the President on December 20, 2019. Through the passage of the NDAA, Congress has again strengthened …

Harvey Weinstein’s accusers will probably have to pay a hefty tax bill on any settlement money

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Linda Correia speaks with MarketWatch about the tax consequences experienced by survivors of sexual violence after settling their claims against Harvey Weinstein and his former production company. “‘Unlike personal injury cases where personal injury victims are not taxed on the …

Correia & Puth, PLLC welcomes Elizabeth Fletcher and Melissa Stein

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Correia & Puth welcomes two new attorneys to the firm, Elizabeth Flether and Melissa Stein. Elizabeth W. Fletcher is an associate attorney with Correia & Puth, PLLC.  She advocates for clients in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including …