CARES Act Small Business Provisions – UPDATED April 3, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the Congress approved and the President signed into law the CARES Act, which provides relief for both individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 situation’s impact on the economy. The document provided at the link below is a summary of the portions of this Act that directly affect business cash flow and finances.  The document includes … Read More

COVID-19 Update for Ohio Employers – March 29, 2020

Paid Sick Leave! A Practical Look at the New Federal Law By Todd Masuda   Paid sick leave! A DOL workplace notice/poster issued last week stirred up a burst of questions and exclamations from employees and employers. This post walks through the issues in the poster and the paid sick leave law – the FFCRA – to help break down … Read More

COVID-19 Update for Ohio Employers – March 26, 2020

Interpreting the Stay at Home Order; Federal Stimulus Bill Advances; FFCRA Guidance from DOL By: Todd Masuda As the surge in official actions related to the COVID 19 crisis overwhelms employers’s capacity to react, your lawyers at SSEG are here to help! Interpreting the Ohio Stay At Home Order Lt. Gov. John Husted urges employers to read the Stay At … Read More

COVID-19 Guidance – March 25, 2020

Update for Ohio Employers During the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Rev. March 25, 2020   Ohio businesses are adapting to the quick developments in governmental and legal guidance issued during the current stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. This summary is meant to give employers practical guidance with regard to developments in current law and discussions in current best practices. “Essential Businesses … Read More

COVID-19 Guidance – March 23, 2020

Update for Ohio Employers During the 2020 COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Rev. March 23, 2020 Ohio businesses are adapting to the quick developments in governmental and legal guidance issued during the current stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. This summary is meant to give employers practical guidance with regard to developments in current law and discussions in current best practices. Ohio Stay … Read More

COVID-19 Guidance – March 19, 2020

Guidance for Ohio Employers During the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Rev. March 19, 2020 During the past week Ohio businesses have struggled to adapt to the changing governmental and legal guidance issued during the current stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. This summary is meant to give employers practical guidance with regard to current law, the new federal paid sick leave law, … Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

CONGRESS PASSES PAID SICK LEAVE LEGISLATION IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Summary of the FFCRA A new federal law requiring paid sick leave related to the coronavirus pandemic signed into law on March 18, 2020 and will take effect on April 2, 2020. The FFCRA mainly affects employers through two separate laws that accommodate … Read More