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Update: Additional Funding Available for Small Business PPP Loans

On April 24, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“COVID-19 Enhancement Act”) into law. The COVID-19 Enhancement Act was the latest law…

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DOL Issues Further Q & A Guidance

After publishing a temporary rule on Friday, April 3, 2020, the DOL issued additional question and answer guidance over the weekend further clarifying the rules concerning paid leave available under…

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REVISED STAY AT HOME ORDER CREATES DISPUTE RESOLUTION COMMISSION

April 7, 2020 On April 6, 2020, Ohio Heath Director, Dr. Amy Acton signed a revised ‘Stay at Home Order’ which created a Dispute Resolution Commission to address businesses that…

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BREAKING NEWS

DOL and IRS Issue Additional Guidance, Rules and Forms for Paid Leave Under the FFCRA April 2, 2020 On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new…

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Information on Paycheck Protection Loans Through the SBA

April 3, 2020 The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and the Department of Treasury have begun releasing the information that will guide the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), which was created through…

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CARES Act Economic Relief Programs Available to Nonprofits

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) became law, offering opportunities for economic relief to small businesses and nonprofits alike, adversely affected…

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DOL Updates Guidance Regarding FFCRA Paid Leave Provisions

March 27, 2020 This week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), Wage and Hour Division issued new guidance regarding the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…

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Ohio Department of Health’s Stay at Home Order Summary for Businesses

On Sunday, March 22, 2020, the Director of the Ohio Department of Health, Amy Acton, M.D., under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, issued an order requiring all Ohio…

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Resources for Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

On March 15, 2020, Ohio Governor DeWine announced several measures to assist employers affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, including easing unemployment compensation benefit restrictions, a liquor buy-back program for…

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Coronavirus Leave Provisions

On Wednesday, March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) to provide emergency assistance for those affected by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. The Act…

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