COVID-19 Updates

As employers across the country face unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19, the attorneys at K|W|W will keep you up to date on the laws and regulations affecting your workforce. Please find links to timely, relevant information below. As always, your workforce is our priority.

President Signs PPP Flexibility Act

On Wednesday evening, the U.S. Senate approved the House’s version of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act by unanimous voice vote. This bipartisan amendment to the Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”), which the President has already signed into law, is a...

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EEOC Revises ADA Guidelines as Businesses Begin to Reopen

As many businesses begin to reopen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently updated its guidance surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act and treatment of employees who are at a higher risk of harm from...

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Ohio Begins Implementing CARES Act Unemployment Provisions

After much delay, Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services has officially begun implementing the CARES Act’s unemployment provisions. As of Friday, Ohioans are now free to register for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and will also begin receiving Pandemic...

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Department of Labor Publishes Regulations to Implement FFCRA

On Wednesday, the Department of Labor published regulations to implement the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The 124-page document offers the Department’s latest, most thorough, and most formal guidance regarding the FFCRA. Requirements of the FFCRA...

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COVID-19 Workplace Update: Handling Workers’ Comp Claims

It was recently reported and confirmed by the BWC Administrator, Stephanie McCloud, that eighteen new workers’ compensation claims have been filed alleging workplace exposures to COVID-19. While local, state and federal governments are making emergency provisions and...

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