Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

The CARES Act creates the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program (FPUC), which provides an additional $600 per week to individuals who are currently collecting regular unemployment benefits. The CARES Act also aids individuals not covered…

SBA Loan Assistance

Paycheck Protection Program The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan available to small businesses with fewer than 500 employees (including sole proprietors, independent contractors and self-employed persons). Businesses in the…

Relief Bill: Stimulus Checks

As part of the $2 trillion economic relief bill signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020, the IRS will be sending payments to millions of Americans. At this time, here’s what we…

Paid Leave for Workers

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law by President Trump. The FFCRA becomes effective April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020 – it is not…

COVID-19 Workforce Decisions

The national state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many employers to carefully weigh their workforce options. Some employers have been able to continue business operations by implementing remote work arrangements…