Webinar: Employment Law and COVID-19 for Small Business

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If you are the owner or HR leader of a small business affected by COVID-19, it’s important to arm yourself with employment law and workplace policy best practices. To answer […]

Business Continuity: A Legal Take for People Leaders

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As millions of Americans figure out how to safely navigate the workplace or continue working from home, often while juggling their children’s education and other priorities, the concept of business […]

New FFCRA Poster Required by the Department of Labor

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As new laws are being passed to support and protect businesses and their employees during the coronavirus pandemic, it is important that you stay legally compliant as an employer.  In […]

Force Majeure and COVID-19: The “Act of God” Contract Clause

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Careful contract drafting can save a company’s future when an “act of God” or other extraordinary circumstance, like the COVID-19 pandemic, makes performance impossible. A force majeure contract clause, specifically, […]

Furlough vs. Layoffs or Reduction in Force: Key Legal Differences

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As non-essential businesses remain closed and customers stay at home, many employers are facing tough decisions as they struggle to make payroll. If you are a business owner or manager […]

Furlough Back Pay & Notice Requirements: Employee Rights

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If you find yourself among the millions of Americans out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, you might have questions about your rights. If you have been placed on […]

COVID-19 Relief: Paycheck Protection Loan Funds Increased

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Uncertainty can be felt across all sectors of the US economy this week, but some reassurance came from the federal government today when the President signed into law a $484 […]

Paycheck Protection Program Guide for Small Business Owners

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Update: A follow-up to the CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act was passed on April 24, 2020. Find out what new relief is available. Small […]

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Guide for Small Business Owners

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Update: A follow-up to the CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act was passed on April 24, 2020. Find out what new relief is available. There […]

Answering employers’ questions about coronavirus

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Charley Moore, Rocket Lawyer Founder and CEO answers common legal questions for employers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for HR Executive. The questions address issues that could arise in […]

FMLA guidelines and paid sick leave legal answers for employers

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Enacted in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is designed to protect employees by helping them balance their work responsibilities with family obligations related to medical issues. If […]

Paid sick leave laws by state and recent federal legislation

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As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the federal government, along with several states and municipalities are taking emergency legal actions, including making changes to the law. While a new […]