MULTI-STATE RESOURCES ON COVID-19 AND WORKERS COMPENSATION LAW

Baylor Evnen, LLP is a proud and long-standing member of ALFA International. ALFA International is a premier global network of independent high quality and experienced law firms. ALFA offers a wide variety of resources including access to other best-in-class attorneys and law firms. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ALFA International member firms have combined their efforts […]

DOL ISSUES UPDATED COBRA NOTICES AND FAQS

The Department of Labor has posted new model general and election COBRA notices and a short series of FAQs about the model notices.  The revisions do not change application of COBRA. Rather, they provide clarification to employees about the interaction between Medicare and COBRA. The notices make it clear that employees who become eligible for Medicare while they […]

COVID-19 Update: FFCRA Leave Policy and Leave Request Forms Available and Additional Agency Guidance

Businesses continue to navigate the changes necessary to respond to the novel coronavirus and its impact on the workforce, particularly the paid leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Baylor Evnen has partnered with employers to manage these dynamic circumstances and implement governmental mandates and guidance that are constantly changing. Our employment […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

Small businesses can apply for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program starting tomorrow, April 3, 2020. Please click here for a summary of the Paycheck Protection Program, which was created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law last week. These loans are intended to cover payroll costs […]

COVID-19 AFFECTS THE NEBRASKA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COURT

Recently, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court issued an edict noting that any and all trials or hearings scheduled in April, 2020, before the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court will only be conducted by video or telephonic conference unless special permission is granted by the trial judge upon written motion of the parties.  Given the same, any […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: DOL RELEASES FFCRA TEMPORARY REGULATIONS AND IRS RELEASES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued temporary regulations for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which confirmed that employees must give notice to their employers of the need to take leave and provide documentation to support paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave. The IRS also provided guidance on the documentation […]
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