Coronavirus Emergency Loans

Coronavirus Emergency Loans

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a guide to help small businesses and the self employed navigate the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. See how the CARES Act can help you keep workers employed during the economic crisis...

FFCRA Poster Requirements

FFCRA Poster Requirements

COVID-19 Law Update Note: As laws and regulations are changing daily to deal with COVID-19, we expect to update this alert between now and when the email is sent. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Required FFCRA Poster The Department of Labor (DOL) has...

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

Federal Law Alert 3/25/20 COVID-19: April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA Leaves On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020....

Can we reduce pay because of economic slowdown due to COVID-19?

Can we reduce pay because of economic slowdown due to COVID-19?

Answer from Kara, JD, SPHR: You can reduce an employee's rate of pay based on business or economic slowdown, provided that this is not done retroactively. For instance, if you give employees notice that their pay will change on the 10th, and your payroll period runs...

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

Federal Law Alert 3/25/20 COVID-19: April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA Leaves On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020....

A Memo Regarding COVID-19

A Memo Regarding COVID-19

With the COVID-19 outbreak, each day brings more uncertainty for businesses and our communities. We are monitoring developments on the virus and taking the appropriate steps to support the health and safety of our employees and our customers.   No doubt you are also...

SSN No-Match Letters: What to Do If You Receive One

SSN No-Match Letters: What to Do If You Receive One

In 1993, the Social Security Administration started issuing no-match letters to employers. However, in 2012, the SSA stopped sending no-match letters to employers, due to various litigation concerns. Quite recently, the agency resurrected the practice, distributing...