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How to Reopen Your Business After Coronavirus

April 29, 2020

How to Reopen Your Business After Coronavirus Reopening and getting your team back to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic will mean taking a few important steps. Check out our new guide to see how.

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When Your Employee Prefers Unemployment to Work

April 23, 2020

So, Your Employee Wants to Stay on Unemployment. It’s been more than a month of COVID chaos and business owners across America are starting to think about what it’s going to take to reopen their businesses — and the economy, in general. Of course, the first piece of that equation involves recalling your employees who…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance and FAQ

April 8, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance and FAQ   The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was the first piece of emergency legislation passed by the federal government in response to the present outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.  The bill was signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020 and went into effect on April 1st,…

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Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Under CARES Act

April 7, 2020

Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Drastically Under the CARES Act   The federal government has passed the ‘third phase’ of emergency legislation, called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), in response to the present outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.  You can read the law in its entirety here, but we’re providing general guidance and answering…

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CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program Loans

April 1, 2020

CARES Act: SBA Loans and the Paycheck Protection Program The federal government has passed the ‘third phase’ of emergency legislation, called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), in response to the present outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.  You can read the law in its entirety here, but we’re providing general guidance and answering…

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New York Emergency Sick Leave

March 25, 2020

New York Emergency Sick Leave Effective March 18, 2020, all New York employers are required to provide emergency sick leave to employees under state law.  Effective 4/1/2020, all New York employers are required to provide emergency paid sick leave under federal law. Employers in New York City and Westchester County have already been required to…

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Practical Guidance for Employers Handling the Coronavirus

March 20, 2020

Practical Guidance for Employers Handling the Coronavirus We know there is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about the coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, and how to handle it in the workplace. Our goal is to provide you with guidance on how to handle this as an employer — practical solutions for the impact…

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Remote Work Checklist for Employers

March 9, 2020

Before You Let Your Employees Work Remote In light of growing concerns surrounding coronavirus, many businesses are wondering if they will be faced with a decision to send employees home and/or close their doors for a period of time.  One popular idea to address these concerns is to offer remote work (or ‘telework’) options. If you…

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California Coronavirus Update: EDD’s Available Resources and Benefits

March 9, 2020

California Guidance Update: EDD’s Available Coronavirus Resources and Benefits The government in California has been taking a lot of steps in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including the Governor declaring a State of Emergency. In some excellent news, the government is providing guidance to employers on what resources will be made available if employees are…

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Interim Guidance from the CDC for Employers re: the COVID-19 Coronavirus

February 28, 2020

Interim Guidance from the CDC for Employers re: the COVID-19 Coronavirus Hello all, As you have likely heard, the US government now believes it is only a matter of time until the Coronavirus infection establishes a foothold in our country. We have a team here at CEDR watching the CDC and other sources for guidance…