Minnesota small businesses are now eligible for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will defer the requirements for employers to review Form I-9 documents in-person with new employees. The change applies to employers and workplaces that are operating completely remotely.
On Wednesday, March 18th, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The final law included some changes from the original house bill. Here is an overview of the changes to the two sections of the bill related to employee leave rights (Family Medical Leave and Emergency Paid Sick Leave):
The unprecedented issues we are facing together as a community give us all an unforeseen opportunity to focus on our personal wellbeing, and the wellbeing of our individual families. This focus should include a review of your current estate planning documents. Are your basic needs covered?
On Saturday the US House of Representatives passed HR 6201 - the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act. The bill includes several measures to provide for federally-mandated emergency leave and sick pay for all employees of US businesses. It is anticipated the bill (or a very similar version) will be passed in the Senate this week, and President Trump has indicated strong support for the emergency measures provided in the legislation. Below are some of the most-asked questions by business owners and employers regarding the provisions relating to paid family medical leave and paid sick leave, and our answers: