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Employment Question of the Day: April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020

Can an essential worker self-quarantine and refuse to come to work because they are afraid of contracting the virus?

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Mexico: Work Centers Ordered to Close? – Part 3

April 6, 2020

Mexico’s Ministry of Labor has announced that it will start inspecting businesses to verify compliance with the Ministry of Health’s stay-at-home order.

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Staffing Alternatives for Community Residential Settings: Leasing Employees from Day Training and Habilitation Programs During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 6, 2020

The staffing shortage faced by Minnesota’s Community Residential Settings (CRS) has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak, making it even more challenging for CRSs to meet their staffing obligations.

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Payroll Protection Loans Under the CARES Act: Updated FAQs for Companies Seeking Assistance

April 3, 2020

An Interim Final Rule was released on April 2, 2020, that provides details regarding Paycheck Protection Program established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

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Claiming the Credit: IRS Issues Guidance on Tax Credits under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 3, 2020

How are the leave payments taxed to the employee? What costs can be recouped through tax credits? How does an eligible employer claim the tax credit?

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What Employers Need to Know About the New DOL Temporary Rule Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 3, 2020

On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued temporary regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Here, we focus on some of the key areas addressed in the regulations and also on a number of open questions employers still face.

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Employment Question of the Day: April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

Under what circumstances may a small employer who employs fewer than 50 employees be exempt from the leave provisions under the FFCRA?

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SEC’s Corp Fin Provides COVID-19 Disclosure Guidance

April 3, 2020

On March 25, 2020, Corp Fin issued “CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 9” to provide guidance on disclosure of the effects of COVID-19.

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Additional Filing Deadline Extension through July 1, 2020

April 3, 2020

On March 25, 2020, the SEC released a modified exemptive order, which extends the period during which a 45-day grace period will be available for certain filings.

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Ten Actions for Boards in Overseeing the COVID-19 Response

April 3, 2020

As the scope of the effects of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) comes into focus, corporate boards have a vital role in overseeing the response of their companies to this public health crisis and its wide-ranging economic effects.

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