DOL Updates FFCRA Guidance
January 6, 2021 | Coronavirus Response Team
On December 31, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) updated its Family...
FFCRA Paid Leave to Expire on December 31, 2020; Tax Credits Extended Through March 2021
December 23, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
As currently enacted, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is set to expire on Decemb...
Vaccines & Employment Discrimination: The EEOC Provides Guidance
December 18, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
On December 16, 2020, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) updated its technical guida...
CDC Issues New Guidance: Options to Shorten COVID-19 Quarantine Period
December 3, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
While continuing to champion a 14-day quarantine to more completely reduce the risk of COVID-19 spre...
OSHA Reiterates Stance on Cloth Face Coverings and PPE
November 25, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
In a statement released November 18, 2020, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA...
CDC Expands Definition of “Close Contact”
October 22, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
On October 21, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance that broadens...
DOL Responds to NY Federal Court FFCRA Decision
September 23, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
As previously reported, on August 3, 2020, a New York District Court invalidated four parts of the ...
COVID-19 Layoffs Can Cause Partial Retirement Plan Termination
September 17, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nationwide “shelter-at-home” proclamations from state and local...
FMCSA Extends National Emergency Declaration
September 14, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended and modified the Emergency Decl...
FMCSA Hours of Service Rules Changes Coming Soon
September 1, 2020 | Coronavirus Response Team
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) revised hours of service regulations are...
Lions, Tigers, Bears and CARES – Retirement Plan Compliance
August 20, 2020 | Blogs
The IRS has now answered many of the new questions raised after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Eco...
IRS Provides Guidance on 2020 Waiver of Retirement Plan Required Minimum Distributions
August 13, 2020 | Blogs
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a relief package in response to ...