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Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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Funding for Health Care Companies Under the CARES Act

On March 27, 2020, the CARES Act was signed into law. There is a lot to digest and numerous sources of relief for businesses of all sizes, across a wide range of industries. This article highlights a few key sources of relief for our health care clients.

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Construction: COVID-19 Implications for Your Contracts

If the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not yet affected your local construction projects, it will soon. How should you prepare for the potential impacts and damages?

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COVID-19: What the CARES Act Means to Employers

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the CARES Act—a $2 trillion emergency stimulus bill—intended to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19. This article summarizes the provisions that most directly impact employers.

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Business-Related Tax Changes Made by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

The CARES Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, makes important changes to certain key tax provisions for businesses affected by COVID-19.

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CARES Act Affects Retirement Plans and Employee Benefit Programs

The CARES Act contains assistance for workers, families and businesses, support for the health care system to fight COVID-19, and programs to stabilize the economy and several provisions related to retirement plans and other employee benefit programs.

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A Beacon in a Storm: Responding to the COVID-19 Financial Crisis

Executives and their companies facing a financial storm brought on by the pandemic can find themselves in an overwhelming spot. Fredrikson attorneys provide a next-steps checklist and wealth of resources to help weather the storm.

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Employment Question of the Day: March 30, 2020

How will unemployment in Minnesota be impacted by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act)?

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Employment Question of the Day: March 29, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) permits employers to exempt “health care providers” from receiving paid leave and paid expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). So who is a “health care provider?”

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Employment Question of the Day: March 27, 2020

What do we need to know about the DOL’s Families First Act Model Notice and what do we need to do now?

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Three-Fourths Wage Guarantee for H-2 Workers During COVID-19 Outbreak

In response to the COVID-19 national emergency, many H-2A and H-2B employers may not be able to provide full-time employment pursuant to their filed H-2 petitions. This article provides advice concerning the three-fourths wage requirement regulation and the currently available guidance.

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