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The United States has not experienced a pandemic anything like what we are currently experiencing since the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak that killed nearly 700,000 Americans. In 1918, most of the laws currently governing the employment relationship did not exist. Nor were those laws passed with a pandemic in mind. As a result, lawyers are facing unique challenges in counseling employees and employers in the pandemic.

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