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Mar 26, 2020 | U.S. Senate Passes SBA Economic Relief Bill
Early this morning, the United States Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 3548 allowing the expansion of the SBA 7(a) loan program to provide economic relief to small businesses through the new Paycheck Protection Program. The bill will need t...
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Mar 26, 2020 | Ohio General Assembly Passes Emergency Legislation in Response to COVID-19
The Ohio General Assembly has passed emergency legislation in response to the COVID pandemic. The legislation has been sent to the Governor for his signature which is expected sometime today.  The following issues were addressed, please click on a to...
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Mar 26, 2020 | Estate Planning in the COVID-19 Era
While no one can diminish the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to note that there are certain tax planning opportunities that now exist due to low interest rates, depressed stock values, and a likely reduction in the federal esta...
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Mar 26, 2020 | House Bill 197: Temporary Amendments to Ohio Law Relating to the Operations of Schools and Boards of Education During the COVID-19 Health Crisis
On March 25, 2020, the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill (“HB”) 197 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  HB 197 addresses a number of topics important to the ongoing operation of K-12 schools and boards of education during this public health...
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Mar 25, 2020 | Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On March 24th, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published guidance for employers regarding compliance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which takes effect on April 1st, 2020. Generally, the Act provides up to 80 hours of emergency p...
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Mar 24, 2020 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Conflicts Between Essential Businesses and Their Landlords - What’s a Medical Practice to Do?
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 8, Ericka Adler discusses medical practices’ options when handling a variety of i...
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Mar 24, 2020 | Cannabis and COVID-19 – A Business Guide
The COVID-19 public crisis is affecting businesses in a myriad of ways,  including cannabis businesses. The effects of the coronavirus on our economy and society  are likely to become significantly worse in the upcoming weeks and months and those inv...
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Mar 24, 2020 | Practical Tips for Ohio Construction in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
On March 22, 2020, Governor DeWine issued a Stay at Home Order that permits essential infrastructure projects to continue performance. Essential infrastructure includes construction projects and specifically, the Governor’s Order makes it clear that...
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Mar 24, 2020 | Cleveland Approves Loan Payment Relief for Small Businesses
The Cleveland City Council has approved legislation that will provide loan payment relief for local small businesses.  The emergency legislation, which was introduced and approved on Monday night, will allow Cleveland’s Economic Development Direct...
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Mar 23, 2020 | 300 Billion SBA Loan Program Expansion Considered by Congress
A second SBA loan relief program is currently being considered by Congress. The United States Senate is attempting to finalize the Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act (“KWPEA”) which is Division A of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securi...
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Mar 23, 2020 | Unemployment Benefits: What Employers Need to Know
Ohio Pursuant to Governor DeWine’s Executive Order, unemployment benefits are available to eligible individuals who are requested by a medical professional, local health authority, or employer to be isolated or quarantined as a result of the coronav...
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Mar 23, 2020 | The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Announces Several Temporary Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19
In response to COVID-19, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) has announced several important policy changes which are currently scheduled to be in effect through April 30, 2020.  The BWC is extending all temporary total disability co...
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Mar 23, 2020 | Governor DeWine Addresses Looming State Budget Crisis
Governor Mike DeWine provided his daily update and during that time he announced the following steps he has asked his cabinet to take to address the burden this is causing on state resources: Immediate Hiring Freeze; Immediate Freeze on new C...
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Mar 22, 2020 | Governor DeWine Issued “Stay at Home” Order
Governor Mike DeWine’s Health Director Amy Acton issued a “Stay at Home” order today which goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 23rd and stays into effect until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6th.   The order requires individuals to stay home...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Steps to Follow if Closures or Layoffs Become Necessary Due to COVID-19
"Physician practices are currently struggling with how to handle physician and mid-level employment contracts in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although a practice may not be “required” to close, many have cancelled elective visits and procedures. T...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Healthcare Employment Contracts during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 7, Ericka Adler discusses planning and managing employment contracts for your pra...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Illinois Small Businesses Now Eligible to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans
The state of Illinois has been added to the list of Presidential and SBA Agency Declared Disaster States. This designation enables Illinois small businesses to apply for low-interest SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in an amount of up to $2 million...
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Mar 19, 2020 | Applying for an SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan
It is expected that all counties within Ohio will receive an economic injury declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) this week that will enable eligible small businesses in Ohio to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan in...
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Mar 19, 2020 | The New Families First Coronavirus Response Law
On the evening of March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  This law requires all public employers and private employers with less than 500 employees to provide emergency paid sick leave and extende...
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Mar 19, 2020 | COVID-19 Pandemic and HIPAA
On March 17, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), under the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued a “Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public H...