Today, March 20, 2020, the United States Federal Reserve announced that it would intervene in an effort to provide liquidity and maintain interest rates in the state and municipal bond markets by supporting banks' purchase of certain municipal debt obligations.
Learn important highlights for businesses about Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Yesterday, the New Jersey State Legislature sent Governor Phil Murphy a number of bills aimed at alleviating the economic impact that the coronavirus may have on New Jersey businesses.
On March 16, 2020 Governor Murphy set forth in Executive Order 104 a number of measures instituted to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The United States Treasury and the IRS confirmed today that due to the Coronavirus pandemic individuals and businesses will be allowed to defer their 2019 tax payments for up to 90 days (ie, from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020).
The Senate approved a multi-billion dollar emergency aid package Wednesday that will provide paid sick and family leave for many Americans while also offering free testing for the coronavirus and bolstering unemployment insurance.
On Monday, the New Jersey General Assembly approved the COVID-19 bill package to help businesses and New Jersey residents mitigate the economic challenges they may face due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
As the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) intensifies, so does its effect on business and industry. During this time, it is prudent to begin planning for a significant disruption in business as usual, including a review of your contracts’ force majeure provisions.
The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (the "Compassionate Use Act") protects medicinal cannabis users with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. The Compassionate Use Act expressly prohibits an employer from taking any adverse employment action against a medical cannabis user if that adverse employment action is based "solely on the employee's status" as a medical cannabis patient.
The New Jersey Department of Health issued COVID-19 guidance and education materials for child care and K-12 schools on March 04, 2020.