As we have previously discussed in other blog posts, the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) administered by the Federal government provides critical assistance and incentives for small businesses to keep their workforce employed as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the county.
Yesterday, the President signed a third COVID-19 economic relief package into law, allocating a fresh $900 billion to aid programs spanning multiple sectors.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion on a set of three cases involving the termination of gay and transgender employees.
On June 5th, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPPFA”) was signed into law.
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released the loan forgiveness application for small businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) as created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.
This week, Governor Murphy signed S2374 in law, which expands the New Jersey Family Leave Act (“NJFLA”) to allow employees to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave to care for a family member for reasons related to COVID-19 or other communicable diseases.
In January we told you about some expansive changes to the NJ WARN Act which were set to go into effect this summer. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Legislature and Governor Murphy have provided New Jersey employers some NJ WARN ACT/ COVID-19 relief.
COVID-19 and the Information Age present an interesting combination.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) passed both the Senate and the House and was then signed by the President.
As expected, within a few hours after the House of Representatives approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, President Donald Trump signed the bill into law.