COVID-19 UPDATE: PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM FLEXIBILITY ACT OF 2020

On June 5, 2020, the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPP Flexibility Act). The PPP Flexibility Act makes several changes to PPP loans and the loan forgiveness process. These changes include: Extending the loan forgiveness period from 8 weeks to 24 weeks; Changing the percentage of the loan that must […]

COVID-19: IOWA COMMISSIONER JOSEPH CORTESE POSTPONES IN PERSON HEARINGS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

On June 1, 2020, Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Joseph Cortese extended the postponement of in-person hearings by the commission from June 16, 2020, to September 14, 2020. This order was not unexpected, but it has some far reaching and important implications for compensation files. For example, as part of the order, all in-person hearings scheduled to […]
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