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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 […]

A Message from Rocket Lawyer Founder, Charley Moore

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If you’re like me, you didn’t know much about the novel coronavirus at the start of this year. A few short months later, communities around the world fight the same […]

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 […]

FMLA, paid family leave & leave of absence legal answers for employees

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Understanding your employer’s time off policies can be confusing. When can you use PTO or paid family leave? If a family member is sick, what options do you have for […]

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 […]

Coronavirus questions: Legal answers for employers

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As communities around the globe mobilize to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important for employers to be familiar with best practices for keeping your employees safe […]

Coronavirus emergency preparedness: 5 key legal documents

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As communities mobilize to preserve public health in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may have concerns about how to remain protected legally. Regardless of whether the virus has […]

Rental income tax guide for landlords

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Becoming a landlord presents incredible opportunities for stable passive income. However, it also presents new financial and legal obligations, including paying rental income tax. There are several nuances to taxation […]