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COVID-19: What Borrowers Need to do after Receiving PPP Loan Proceeds

By: Emerson L. Dorsey and Barry Weiskopf
April 16, 2020
With many Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) borrowers having received their loan proceeds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), or receiving them soon, what should borrowers do after receiving their loan? Spend the Loan Proceeds on Permissible Items... Read more >
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COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know about H-1B Employees

By: Marissa K. Lilja
April 14, 2020
What Employers Need to Know About H-1B Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Immediate Need to Post Updated LCAs for Teleworking Employees and Issues Related to Layoffs or Furloughs. Companies employing individuals holding H-1B specialty occupation visas are already aware that the status comes ... Read more >
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COVID-19: Assistance for American Workers and Families

By: Kerianne P. Kemmerzell
April 6, 2020
Some relief is coming for American workers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law last week.  This relief includes extending and expanding unemployment benefits, providing rebates for individu... Read more >
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All Employers Must Use Revised I-9 Form by April 30, 2020

By: Marissa K. Lilja
April 2, 2020
All employers should take note that United States Citizenship & Immigration Services has issued an updated Form I-9, with an edition date of “10/21/2019.” The use of the new form went into effect on January 31, 2020, and all employers are encouraged to immediately begin using the updated ver... Read more >
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COVID-19: Small Business Loans Under the CARES Act

By: Barry Weiskopf and Lauren Ellison
March 31, 2020
The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) provides more than $2 trillion of economic stimulus for the U.S. economy, establishes small business loan programs to help keep workers employed, and covers other business losses related to Coronavirus. Unde... Read more >