Legal News for Individuals

Disabled Individuals - Saving for Retirement   In 2014, Congress passed the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. The Act made an ABLE Account possible. An ABLE Account is an investment account that permits qualified persons with disabilities to save and invest money without losing...

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Rehiring in the time of COVID-19: Best Practices for Employers Some companies are in the midst of rehiring employees laid off due to the pandemic, and for others that’s still in the future. Either way, as you make plans to protect your employees’ health, be sure...

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FFCRA Expands Paid Sick Leave In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA mandates two (2) weeks of Expanded Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and up to 10 weeks of Expanded Family Medical Leave (EFMLA) be available...

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As predicted during our Employment Law seminar held in February of this year, the United States Supreme Court has issued a landmark decision protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender also known as LGBT employees. The Court recently took on a trio of cases to render...

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What if I Offered to Rehire Employees and they Refuse? The loan forgiveness portion of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Small Business Administration (SBA) loans will permit Employers who borrowed during the Covid-19 crisis to have up to 100% of the balance of a loan forgiven...

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) extended the repayment deadline for Payroll Protection Program (PPP) for businesses that initially took a PPP loan, but did not meet the self-certification requirements at the time that they applied for the loan.  The deadline is now automatically extended from...

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With the constant changes due to COVID-19, business owners and employees alike are trying to figure out how to navigate the Paycheck Protection Program and related laws. Join us for a 1-hour webinar on Wednesday, May 6th at 2:30pm EST, to answer some of the...

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