NEWS & INSIGHTS
The 2019 EEO-1 component 1 data collection has been delayed by the EEOC. For additional information, see the May 8, 2020 Federal Register Notice “Delay in Opening of 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 and 2020 EEO-3 and 2020 EEO-5 Data Collections due to the Coronavirus Disease...
Executive Order 20-50 aims to protect the recovery rebates issued to individuals and families under the CARES Act and provide consumer debtors relief from automatic garnishments.
Are you impacted by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act? The U.S. Department of Labor has put together a post with Questions and Answers that may be useful to you. Below is a copy of the post
Certain government programs, including SBA loan programs, are reserved for “small businesses.” In order to qualify for those programs, a business must satisfy both the SBA’s definition of a “small business concern” as well as the size standards for a small business.
For employers and employees alike, the EEOC (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) has established a page where they have consolidated information relevant to the coronavirus and COVID-19: EEOC’s instructions regarding the processing of federal sector EEO...
In addition to assisting business owners, the March 27, 2020 CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act also includes changes to retirement plans. These provisions could impact your retirement planning. Some of the changes relate to: Defined...
On March 27, President Trump signed into law the Coronoavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act intended to assist business owners. Major programs and initiatives in the act include: Paycheck protection program loans, Small business debt relief program, Economic injury disaster loans and emergency injury grants, Small business counseling, Small business Contracting, Small business tax provisions. The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has put together “The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act” which details the provisions in the act. Click here to view the guide.
Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean will maximize its ability to serve you virtually during this two-week period as follows. All Sanford, Pierson, Thone & Strean attorneys are equipped to work from home and will be available during the duration of the Stay-at-Home Order. Our office will have limited personnel on site to ensure our continued uninterrupted services in this Critical Sector.
We know that many of our clients are demonstrating their generosity by contributing to many different charities—tough times can truly bring out the best of us. Unfortunately, the opposite can also be true. I’ve already heard of scams seeking gift cards to help my “hospitalized” wife (she hasn’t been). Thus we want you to pass on these tips from Minnesota’s Attorney General if you are considering making a donation to help with Coronavirus issues.
Our office is currently open during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We continue to implement protocols to help keep our staff and our clients healthy during this period of heightened illness risk. The below information outlines how we will serve our clients and community during this extraordinary time.