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 […]

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 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 […]

PROVIDE FFCRA LEAVE AND NOTICE STARTING TODAY, APRIL 1, 2020

Remember to provide required Families First Coronavirus Response Act leave and post the Notice of Employee Rights today. All covered employers must provide leave to eligible employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and post the Notice of Employee Rights in a conspicuous place and/or send electronically to teleworking employees starting today. Information about who […]
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