Smith Anderson (North Carolina): N. C. Employers May Provide Support Payments to Workers Without Affecting Unemployment Benefits

On April 20, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 134 (EO134) to allow North Carolina employers to make COVID-19 Support Payments (defined and discussed below) to employees who are temporarily furloughed because of the economic or public health impacts of the pandemic, without affecting those employees’ rights to unemployment insurance benefits. This move recognizes that some businesses want to assist employees by providing voluntary payments that typically would delay or reduce unemployment benefits under existing law. MORE.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on email
Email

Related Posts

Categories

Categories