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EEOC guidance to employers on how to handle employees who are 65 and older, pregnant employees, and employees of Chinese or Asian heritage; the need to protect employees from harassment in electronic communications; and whether ADA requires accommodations for employees who have family members more susceptible to COVID-19.Read More
New Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (HR 7010) provides useful updates for small business borrowers under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including increased leeway in how funds are spent and more lenient forgiveness terms.Read More
Face-covering requirements for businesses in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois; plus reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from safely wearing face-coverings.Read More
In business situations where the COVID-19 6-foot social distancing recommendation of the CDC is impractical or impossible to meet, having your clients/customers sign or electronically accept a properly-prepared risk assumption waiver document may help inoculate your business from such future liability claims.Read More
New Guidance: Borrowers of PPP loans greater than $2 million should anticipate review by SBA; borrowers of less than $2 million will be deemed to have made the required certification concerning the necessity of the loan request in good faith.Read More
Eligible businesses partially or fully disrupted by COVID-19, including those repaying PPP loans by the safe harbor deadline, should consider taking advantage of refundable payroll/employee retention tax credits provided for under the CARES Act.Read More