May 2020

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Payroll Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Guidance

Dear clients, The SBA has released the application for PPP loan forgiveness and clarification of several key questions regarding eligible…

Plan for Employee Safety as Employees Return to Work

Chances are, employers don’t need the force of law to make them care about the health of their employees, especially…

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Did you get an Economic Impact Payment that was less than you expected?

Nearly everyone has heard about the Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) that the federal government is sending to help mitigate the…

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COBRA Coverage for Furloughed Workers

Many companies have questions about how to handle employee benefits, especially health care coverage while employees are on furlough due…

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Safety First: Limiting COVID-19’s Impact on Construction Work

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spread throughout the country this March and April, many states restricted the movement of residents…

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7 CARES Act Benefits for Nonprofits

The recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (CARES) Act provides relief to employers struggling to stay afloat during the…

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How Manufacturers Can Operate Safely and Productively During the COVID-19 Crisis

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced American businesses to adapt quickly to a radically new economic and operating landscape. If…

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Form 5500 Deadline: Is it Extended Due to COVID-19?

The questions from employers continue, as more and more standard employee benefit tasks come due. In a time when the…

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Can Employees Collect Unemployment if They Refuse to Return to Work?

Many states are beginning to reopen in phases and employees are being called back to work. In general, most states…

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Can FSA Elections Be Changed During this Pandemic?

Q. One of our employees elected to contribute $2,500 to his health Flexible Savings Account (FSA) for 2020 to cover…