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 […]

COURT HALTS ENFORCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 13950 ON CONTRACTOR DIVERSITY TRAINING

On December 23, 2020, a federal district court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction stopping the federal government from enforcing Executive Order (EO) 13950. Santa Cruz Lesbian and Gay Cmty. Ctr., et al. v. Trump, No. 5:20-cv-07741-BLF (N.D. Cal. Dec. 23, 2020). The EO, considered controversial since its implementation in September 2020, prohibits federal contractors and […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: COVID-RELATED TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2020

Sunday evening, the President signed the COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 (CTRA) into law. This legislation includes the long-awaited COVID-19 economic relief measures, in addition to federal appropriations for fiscal year 2021. The CTRA includes a number of provisions affecting the workplace including important changes to the CARES Act, the Families First Coronavirus Response […]

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 […]
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