DOL Release New Back-to-School FFCRA Guidance

Federal Law Alert – 08/28/2020 Ever since it became clear that not all schools would be fully reopening for the new school year, employers and employees alike have been wondering how the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) would apply in the variety of new schooling scenarios. Yesterday, the Department of Labor released severalContinue reading “DOL Release New Back-to-School FFCRA Guidance”

PPP Loan Forgiveness Update 8/24/2020

SBA Issues Interim Final Rule The SBA’s recently released Interim Final Rule dated August 24th clarifies PPP Loan forgiveness rules regarding the following:   Compensation paid to owner-employees Payment of rent to a related party Payment of non-payroll expenses for a tenant or sub-tenant of the borrower Payment of non-payroll expenses for a home-based business   CompensationContinue reading “PPP Loan Forgiveness Update 8/24/2020”

Wage and Hour Compliance Checklist for Remote Workers

Many employees have returned to work recently, however, millions of others continue to work remotely, and for many businesses, remote work has been part of their “new normal”. While there are many benefits to remote work, it can also pose a variety of challenges such as compliance with wage and hour laws. To help youContinue reading “Wage and Hour Compliance Checklist for Remote Workers”

Required Posting for COVID-19

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.  These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  See below for for COVID-19 Employer Poster Instructions/FAQ & Poster Download. EmployerContinue reading “Required Posting for COVID-19”