FFCRA: EMPLOYEE PAID LEAVE RIGHT

FFCRA: EMPLOYEE PAID LEAVE RIGHT

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Generally, the Act provides that employees of covered...
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RULINGS ON PAID LEAVE UNDER FFCRA

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RULINGS ON PAID LEAVE UNDER FFCRA

On September 11, the DOL issued new rulings that change several points in the Sick Pay and FMLA extension benefits available under FFCRA – in some cases invalidating what the original law said. Four main issues were clarified or changed. Work Availability The DOL...
A DOCTOR OR EMPLOYEE HAS COVID-19 – NOW WHAT?

A DOCTOR OR EMPLOYEE HAS COVID-19 – NOW WHAT?

The following summary comes from CDC guidelines. More detailed explanations may be found in our Exposure & Risk-assessment Guidelines and from the CDC website. STEP 1 – BE PROACTIVE In the vast majority of cases, employees are becoming infected at home and in...
PPP FORGIVENESS UPDATE

PPP FORGIVENESS UPDATE

On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (H.R. 7010). CLARIFICATIONS IN THE PPP FLEXIBILITY ACT OF 2020 While additional guidance is likely related to this new legislation, the Act does somewhat simplify the...
PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM WALK THROUGH

PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM WALK THROUGH

This page attempts to provide the details how the Payroll Protection Program works and is followed by example calculations.  It is not legal advice on how to process a PPP loan which should only be undertaken with assistance from a qualified accountant. STEP ONE –...
PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM

PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM

In general, this program is designed to help you retain your employees in the economic downturn related to the COVID-19 crisis by providing up to eight weeks of federally guaranteed loans that are forgiven, with stipulations, if you continue to pay your employees.  A...