COVID-19 UPDATE: DOL’S FFCRA REVISED REGULATIONS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HEALTH CARE PROVIDER EXCLUSION

On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued revised regulations related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) after a federal court decision invalidated several initial regulatory provisions. The new regulations were posted in the Federal Register and became effective as of September 16, 2020.  The DOL updated Q&A can be […]

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES

During this period of rapidly-evolving information, it is important for businesses, organizations, and employers to stay up to date. Baylor Evnen will continue to provide updates on changing legislation, regulations, administrative guidance, and governmental mandates as a service to our clients.  We have compiled a list of coronavirus resources you may find helpful, which is […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: TELEMEDICINE VISITS COUNT AS VISITS FOR FMLA THROUGH END OF YEAR

Pursuant to an update to the DOL’s Q&A regarding COVID and the FMLA, telemedicine visits will be deemed to be in-person visits and electronic signatures will amount to signatures for purposes of establishing a serious health condition under the FMLA so long as: the telemedicine visit includes an examination, evaluation, or treatment by a health […]

UPDATED FMLA FORMS: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ISSUES NEW FMLA FORMS

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued revised its FMLA certification forms to make them easier to understand for employers, providers, and employees. Find the updated forms here. Christopher M. Schmidt Kate Q. Martz Susan M. Foster Torrey J. Gerdes Baylor Evnen, LLP Wells Fargo Center | 1248 O St., Ste. 600 | Lincoln, NE 68508 […]

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 UPDATE: INTERIM FINAL RULES ON PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS REQUIREMENTS AND SBA LOAN REVIEW PROCEDURES

On May 22, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Treasury issued two interim final rules related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The first provides guidance to borrowers and lenders on forgiveness requirements for PPP loans. The second informs borrowers and lenders of SBA’s process for reviewing PPP loans and loan […]
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