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SBA Increasing Lending Limits for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

As previously announced, The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) established $50 billion in aid to small businesses affected by COVID-19.  One of the programs that received additional funding was the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program which.

California Creates New Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Program

California has passed a Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law (SPSL) that provides up to 80 hours of COVID-related sick leave for employees in both the public and private sector. The law applies to all California employees who work for employers with.

Four Steps to Take When an Employee Is Diagnosed with COVID-19

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb, it’s imperative that organizations respond quickly when an employee is diagnosed. Here are the steps employers should take:

Leading During a Pandemic

No one knows what the workplace is going to look like in three months. COVID-19 continues to spread. School reopening and attendance plans remain tenuous. Further action from Congress is uncertain. Official rules from the Department of Labor.

California Workers’ Comp Expanded for COVID-19, New Reporting Laws

On September 17, Governor Newsom signed SB 1159 which establishes two new workers’ compensation presumptions applicable to most employers in California that experience a COVID-19 “outbreak” in the workplace. This has made it easier for employees.

Back-to-School FAQs about Leave under FFCRA

As schools start resuming classes, many have implemented full or partial online learning programs. This has raised several questions from employers and employees about how leaves permitted under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

DOL Publishes Additional Guidance as Workplaces Reopen

The U.S. Department of Labor has published additional guidance on wage and hour rules, family and medical leaves as workplaces begin to reopen. Below is their news release published on July 20, 2020:

Gov. Newsom announces closures of certain sectors as COVID-19 cases rise

Governor Newsom announced via a press conference that effective today, July 13, 2020, all counties must close indoor operations of businesses in certain sectors as a result of a continuing rise in COVID-19 positive cases, hospitalizations, and.

Responding to a COVID-19 Outbreak in the Workplace

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has provided guidance intended for use by employers experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 in their workplace. Employers should be proactive and keep in mind that identification of even a single.

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application Now Available

Press Release from the SBA:

Washington—On Friday, May 15, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed.

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