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Coronavirus Legal Updates

We are monitoring the rapidly changing legal landscape in light of the challenges associated with Covid-19. Please visit our website to find more information concerning obligations and opportunities for employers, including governmental entities. For access to our latest guidance, please click the appropriate link below.

Payroll Protection Program

The CARES Act’s Payroll Protection Program is a federal program providing certain businesses the opportunity to obtain Small Business Administration loans to retain workers and meet other specified business obligations during this time of economic uncertainty. The program begins today, April 3, 2020, and funds are limited.  Click here for more information.

Emergency EIDL Grants

Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grants are available to certain businesses that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of a disaster. EIDL grants are meant to help cover paid sick leave, payroll, and other business obligations. Cash advances are available and do not have to be re-paid.  Click here for more information.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a federal statute providing certain employees paid sick leave and paid family leave to care for children whose school or regular care provider is closed or unavailable, under certain conditions. The FFCRA works in concert with other state and federal laws.  Click here for more information.