FFCRA: New Rule & Guidance from DOL and IRS

New FFCRA Guidance in Temporary Rule and FAQsThe Department of Labor (DOL) has released rules related to administration of leaves under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and answered more common questions on their Questions and Answers page. Below are some key highlights to keep in mind when administering these leaves.  Documentation: Employers may not require more documentation from employees thanContinue reading “FFCRA: New Rule & Guidance from DOL and IRS”

Programs Available to Employees & Employers

In a continued effort to bring your company a consolidated resource for you & your staff,  below is a list of programs available for California employers and employees who are struggling through the COVID-19 crisis.  In addition to the programs listed below, check out City and County websites for add’l programs for micro-loans; regional assistance andContinue reading “Programs Available to Employees & Employers”

Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will begin accepting Paycheck Protection Program loan applications on Friday, April 3, 2020. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. The loan amounts will be forgiven as long as: The loan proceeds are usedContinue reading “Paycheck Protection Program”