January 08, 2021As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.
December 29, 2020President Trump signed the new stimulus bill this week, which DID NOT extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA was established in March but expires December 31, 2020. Businesses were anxious to see whether Congress would extend the effectiveness into 2021.
December 16, 2020On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations.
December 10, 2020Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s "direct threat" standard.
August 17, 2020On August 25, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.
August 05, 2020By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan
July 01, 2020On July 8, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.
May 23, 2020One week after issuing the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application, summarized here, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued two interim final rules on May 22, 2020 addressing loan forgiveness, loan review procedures, and borrower and lender responsibilities.
May 18, 2020The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published a new interim final rule on Monday, May 18, 2020, which addresses the question of whether U.S. companies must include employees of foreign affiliates for purposes of measuring their number of employees for program eligibility.