Although some employers will be comfortable sending everyone home with their laptop and saying, go forth and be productive, most will want to be a little more specific. A good...Read More
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To take immediate advantage of the paid leave credits under the FFCRA, businesses can retain and access funds that they would otherwise pay to the IRS in payroll taxes. If...Read More
Question: Do we still have to provide EPSL or EFMLA if we lay off or furlough employees? Answer: No. Employers who are closed — either due to lack of business...Read More
Ask the Advisor: I’m Concerned About the Cost of Unemployment as Well as How to Advise Employees About It. Any Help?
Remember that you don’t pay unemployment insurance (UI) claims directly. They are paid by the state, and the state gets funds for that from unemployment insurance taxes that employers pay...Read More
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020 and goes into effect today, April 1. The Department of Labor has provided additional guidance on...Read More
Ask the Advisor: How Are We Supposed to Pay for the Sick Leave and FMLA Leave Mandated by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?
To take immediate advantage of the paid leave credits, businesses can retain and access funds that they would otherwise pay to the IRS in payroll taxes. If those amounts are...Read More
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 18, 2020. In the coming days and weeks, federal regulatory agencies, including the Department of Labor (DOL) and Health...Read More
Question: What’s the difference between a furlough and a layoff? Answer: First, you should note that the language used when sending employees home for a period of time is less...Read More
By Nathan Christensen, CEO In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has profoundly changed the way we live and work. Its impact has been especially severe for small and mid-size businesses,...Read More