The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expanded paid sick leave, as well as paid family and medical leave for employees who are not working for various reasons related to the coronavirus.  The bill that was signed into law on March 18, 2020 is not as detailed as the subsequent guidance being issued by the Department […]

CARES Act Summary for Small Business Owners
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  • Published: March 29, 2020

Thanks to Paul Fenaroli for putting together this quick summary of small business provisions in the CARES Act: Forgivable Loan (Paycheck Protection Program) Businesses with 500 employees or less are eligible for an SBA 7(a) deferred loan which provides funds to cover COVID-19 pandemic-related costs for the period of Feb. 15 – June 30.  Collateral and personal guarantee requirements […]

President Trump signed into law on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  The law has a number of provisions, but the two on which this blog post will focus are the amendments to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the sick leave benefits.  In particular, this blog post will address […]

Health and wellness professionals likely feel overwhelmed with different emotions during this public health emergency.  The coronavirus pandemic (COVID 19) is rapidly changing the health and wellness landscape and priorities.  To the extent health and wellness professionals want to help more people in more ways during this challenging time, federal and state governments have relaxed […]

Sign up for a free webinar on COVID-19 and employment law questions on Wednesday, March 18th at 10 am CST, sponsored by WELCOA.  Register here  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1293605520414775563. The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has sent the United States into a tailspin.  While the primary focus has been on containing the virus, employers have a lot of questions about how to handle […]