All restaurants and recreational businesses were partially or fully shut down by Governor Northam’s Executive Order 53, issued on March 23, 2020. Many of these businesses are now wondering if their insurance will cover income… Read more
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released final regulations on May 21, 2020 that will allow employers to post retirement plan disclosures online or deliver them to employees by email, as a default. According to… Read more
On May 12, 2020, the IRS issued optional relief for participants in cafeteria plans, health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans, and Dependent Care Assistance FSA plans. Less than two weeks ago, the IRS and the… Read more
We’re several months into the COVID-19 pandemic and demand is mounting to reopen workplaces. No modern employer has faced quite this situation, so you’re not alone. Rates of infection, hospitalization, and deaths vary from place… Read more
Employers across the country already are being sued by current and former employees as a result of COVID-19. These lawsuits come from many angles including paid leave requirements, disability accommodations, and concerns over workplace safety…. Read more
The CDC and OSHA released a COVID-19 related interim guidance for meatpacking and meat processing workers on April 26, 2020. While industry-specific in some details, it is an excellent guide for any facility particularly one… Read more
A recent update to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQs clarifies the application of the know-your-customer and beneficial ownership requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Previous SBA FAQs merely stated… Read more
On April 28, 2020, the Departments of Labor and Treasury, the ESBA, and the IRS (the Agencies) issued final rules extending certain timeframes under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue… Read more
On May 4, 2020, Governor Northam extended Executive Order 53, which expanded COVID-19 related restrictions on businesses and public or private in-person gatherings, for an additional week through May 14, 2020. During that time, the… Read more
Update: The return deadline has been extended until May 18, 2020. The dates in this article have been updated to reflect this change. As part of the CARES Act signed into law at the end… Read more