Following a truncated period of public comment and hearings, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released the final regulations under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML), effective July 24, 2020.
Act 185 made a host of changes to Wisconsin’s UI program. A state agency recently announced that it will require an employer to take action to continue to take advantage of the law’s non-charging benefit.
In Notice 2020-46, the IRS explains how employees can forgo their paid time off balances to allow their employers to make donations to charities that are assisting individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 22, 2020, the SBA and Department of the Treasury issued two Interim Final Rules implementing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application accompanied by detailed instructions.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Joint Committee on Taxation have issued new guidance to help clarify employer requirements for claiming the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The Department of Labor has clarified that gig workers qualify as “unemployed” under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program when they lose a significant amount of business because of COVID-19.