On July 30, 2020, Governor Tony Evers issued an order which requires everyone ages five and older to wear a face covering when they are in an enclosed space outside of their household. It goes into effect on August 1, 2020, and is set to end on September 28, 2020.
Paycheck Protection Program FAQ's - updated May 13, 2020
The FAQ's were again updated on May 13, 2020. Question #46 addresses the issue of "good-faith" certification, with loans under the $2 million threshold being deemed to have met the certification standard. Loans over $2 million will be reviewed by the SBA.
Coronavirus Emergency Loans - Small Business Guide and Checklist
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. The Paycheck Protection Program is an initiative that provides potentially forgivable loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during this emergency.
This 11-page guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides a roadmap to the resources available to business owners, including Paycheck Protection Program, Emergency Economic Injury Grant, Small Business Debt Relief Program and other options.
Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave & Expanded Family & Medical Leave under the FFCRA Poster
This DOL poster describes employees' paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Employers should post this notice where other legal notices are posted for employees at the company, or send it electronically to employees working remotely.
The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, enacted on March 18, 2020, requires employers to provide paid leave to workers for certain purposes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Compliance Bulletin contains guidance from the DOL about the new paid leave requirements.
Coronavirus has created a temporary new normal for all of us. As we stay home in support of the #saferathome measures, many small, local business are struggling. It’s up to all of us as community members and clients to help support our local businesses. Here are some ways you can help from home.
Employers are increasingly faced with the question of what to do when an employee is confirmed, or suspected, to have COVID-19. This document outlines a general plan that employers can follow in those situations.
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law a coronavirus relief bill requiring employers to provide paid leave for reasons related to COVID-19, among other provisions. This Legal Update summarizes the law.
Use this guide to outline your company’s telecommuting, or work from home, policy and expectations, and educate your employees on best practices for working from home. Please note that this guide requires extensive customization to reflect your organization's policies on telecommuting.
Each health insurance carrier is responding in a slightly different manner, although all are required to cover the costs of testing for COVID-19. Please check the insurance company’s website for more details.
Doctor on Demand provides a 2 minute risk assessment to help you determine what precautions you should take. The assessment should take less than two minutes and will provide you with personalized prevention recommendations based on your answers.