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Stimulus Payments and Bank Account Garnishments: What Financial Institutions Should Know

On April 20, 2020, the Indiana Supreme Court published Order No. 20S-MS-258, which seeks to protect individual stimulus payments authorized by the Fe...

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Businesses Connected to Farming, Gardening, Etc. Permitted to Operate Under “Outdoor Activities” Clarification

Executive Order 20-22 - issued April 20, 2020, by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to extend the previous “Stay at Home” order to May 1, 2020 - includes a ...

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Easing Restrictions on Indiana Healthcare Providers

While Executive Order 20-22 issued by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on April 20, 2020, extends the directive for Indiana residents to stay at home throug...

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Loan Support Options for Small Businesses

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act provides nearly $350 billion to fund loan programs for small businesses in the wake ...

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New Indiana Criteria for Retail Operations and Creation Enforcement Response Team

On April 6, 2020, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb executed Executive Order 20-18, replacing Executive Order 20-08 (Stay at Home Order).  Executive Order 20...

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Update on Unemployment Benefits Related to COVID-19

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Section 2104 of the CARES Act prov...

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DOL Guidelines for Taking EPSL and FMLA+

On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor issued a final regulation implementing guidelines for taking coronavirus-related emergency paid sick leave ...

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IRS Guidance for Employers on Documentation Requirements for Paid Leave

Yesterday the IRS issued guidance to employers relating to emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and emergency paid FMLA (FMLA+) under recently passed cor...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

UPDATED April 1, 2020, to reflect IRS expanded application of payroll tax credits for employersUPDATED March 19, 2020, to reflect that President Tru...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Additional Guidance

On March 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division published additional guidance to employees and employers about the Families ...

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Employers Must Pledge Union Neutrality to Receive CARES Act Loans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) Act could have major labor ramifications for companies seeking economic relief.  Unde...

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Independent Contractors, Gig Workers, Freelancers All Eligible for Unemployment Assistance Under New CARES Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Summary (Source: American Society of Association Executives)Download The Coronavirus Ai...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Model Poster for Employers

Today, the Department of Labor issued a model poster of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers labeled, “Employee Rights: ...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: First Round of Guidance

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued its first round of published guidance to inform employees and employers about...

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Business Interruption Insurance

With the increasing number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the corresponding effects on nearly all business sectors, it becomes increasingly impor...

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Unemployment Insurance: State Law Changes

Indiana Governor Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-05 on March 19, 2020, that expanded unemployment insurance benefits to individuals who lose emp...

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Residential Evictions and Foreclosures Temporarily Prohibited in Indiana

On March 19, 2020, and in connection with the evolving threat posed to public health by the COVID-19 pandemic, Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb ordered a...

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WARN Act Considerations for Employers Facing Layoffs

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic is forcing employers across the area to face the difficult decision of reducing hours and laying off employees.  Wh...

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Business Operations Under Indiana’s Executive Order

In light of the current COVID-19 health crisis, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued an Executive Order requiring all individuals to remain at home u...

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