Archive for April 2020

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New FFCRA Poster Required by the Department of Labor

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 […]

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Tenants’ Rights During Shelter-in-Place: Must Landlords Make Repairs?

If you are a renter, navigating landlord-tenant issues during the current COVID-19 crisis can be stressful and confusing. Not being able to pay the rent on time because you lost […]

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What is Bankruptcy and What Happens When You File?

Given the unforeseen economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans have found themselves unexpectedly faced with unmanageable debt. When it becomes difficult or impossible to meet financial obligations, […]

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

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, […]

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Vendor Contracts and COVID-19: Can I Get My Deposit Back?

You and your partner had been planning your wedding day for nearly a year, spending countless hours on the phone with caterers and florists, getting the bridesmaids fitted for dresses, […]

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

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 […]

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Furlough Back Pay & Notice Requirements: Employee Rights

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 […]

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COVID-19 Relief: Paycheck Protection Loan Funds Increased

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 […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Guide for Small Business Owners

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 […]

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan Guide for Small Business Owners

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 […]