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Alert | Public Law Alert
May 1, 2020 | Highlights from Ohio’s May 1, 2020 Revised Stay at Home (Stay Safe) Order
On May 1, 2020, Dr. Amy Acton issued a new stay at home/stay safe order effective until midnight on Friday, May 29, 2020. This order permits certain businesses in Ohio to reopen and operate as long as they can comply with the requirements set forth i...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
Apr 30, 2020 | Reopening Your Community: Frequently Asked Questions
With the issuance of Executive Order 20-112: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery and the expiration of the Governor’s Safer at Home Order (Executive Order No. 20-91) on May 4, 2020 pursuant to Executive Order 20-111, we wanted to p...
Alert | Employment Law Alert - Illinois
Apr 29, 2020 | Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Repeals Emergency Rule
On Monday, April 27, 2020, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission repealed the Emergency Rule they adopted on April 16th that shifted the burden of proof onto employers of health care providers, first responders and other essential personnel w...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Apr 29, 2020 | HHS Provider Payments: Lack of Clarity Means Risk of Retention
Pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, as of April 10, 2020, many health care providers began receiving deposits to their financial accounts. This portion of the CARES Act is intended to provide swift financial as...
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Apr 29, 2020 | Reopening Your Medical or Dental Practice: Preparing Compliant Policies to Limit Practice Liability
Medical and dental practices preparing to re-open or expand services being offered to patients must be aware of various state and federal requirements with which compliance is required.  Because there is still a COVID-19 pandemic, elevated safety sta...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Apr 24, 2020 | EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance to Address Employers Reopening for Business
As many employers prepare to reopen for business following government-mandated shutdowns, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its guidance for employers on issues related to COVID-19. A revised Q&A document published by the...
Alert | Roetzel Alert
Apr 24, 2020 | On Your Marks, Get Set, Reopen: Roetzel’s Reopening America Readiness Team is at Your Service
As the country strategically prepares to reopen following weeks of government-mandated shutdowns, businesses must be forward-thinking as to the countless implications that reopening America will have on its workforce and industries, both in the short...
Alert | Employment Law Alert - Illinois
Apr 23, 2020 | Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Enacts Emergency Rule Relating to Front Line Employees
Effective April 16, 2020, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (Commission) adopted an Emergency Rule addressing First Responders and Front-Line Workers (Rule). The Rule applies to the period of time beginning March 9, 2020, the date of the...
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Apr 22, 2020 | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Announces its Recommendations for Re-Opening Health Care Facilities for Non-COVID-19 Care
On April 19, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its recommendations for re-opening health care facilities for non-COVID-19 care in states or regions that have met certain “Gating Criteria” announced by President Trump...
Alert | Corporate, Tax & Transactional Alert
Apr 21, 2020 | Federal Government Temporarily Postpones Certain Import Duties, Taxes, and Fees
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations were modified April 19, 2020 to temporarily postpone the deadline for importers of record who have suffered “significant financial hardship” to deposit estimated duties, taxes, and fees the importe...
Alert | Oil & Gas Alert
Apr 20, 2020 | Case Law Update: Ohio is One Step Closer to Learning Whether the DMA and MTA Both Apply to Mineral Rights
Merit briefs have been filed in a landmark oil and gas case currently pending before the Supreme Court of Ohio: West v. Bode, Case No. 2019-1494. And the stakes could not be higher for both surface and mineral owners, because the Supreme Court is bei...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Apr 17, 2020 | FLSA Common Pitfalls; Employers Beware
There has undoubtedly been an uptick in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage-and-hour class and collective actions. Given the increase in FLSA related actions, the complexity related to the below-referenced issues, and the steep penalties for violati...
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Apr 17, 2020 | Department of Labor Issues Additional Guidance to Employers Related to COVID-19 Issues
The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued yet more guidance to employers relative to issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The latest round of guidance covers employer reporting of cases of COVID-19 and guidelines applicable to the supplemental une...
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Apr 16, 2020 | Paycheck Protection Program Funds Depleted and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Applications No Longer Accepted
As of Thursday, April 16, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has announced that the Paycheck Protection Program created by the CARES Act has exhausted the 349 billion dollars allotted for the program and that no new applications will be...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Apr 10, 2020 | OSHA Highlights 10 Infection Prevention Measures in New Poster
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has produced a new poster which highlights 10 infection prevention measures that employers can implement to protect the safety and health of workers. For those employers who are still open and...
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Apr 10, 2020 | NLRB Postpones Effective Date of Election Protection Final Rule Until July 31, 2020
On March 31, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it had finalized three amendments to its rules and regulations to protect employees’ autonomy concerning representation. These amendments include changes to the NLRB’s blocki...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Apr 9, 2020 | Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order Limiting Liability for Health Care Providers
On April 1, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Executive Order 17 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Order). This Order, pursuant to the Governor’s authority under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act (20 ILCS 3305/6), restricts...
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Apr 8, 2020 | Legislation Introduced to Add COVID-19 for Workers’ Compensation
Recently, legislation was introduced to add COVID-19 to the list of scheduled diseases contained in Ohio Revised Code 4123.68. Additionally, a rebuttable presumption has also been proposed as well. The proposed legislation reads, in pertinent part, a...
Alert | Government Relations Alert
Apr 7, 2020 | Florida Governor Announces Updates Concerning COVID-19 Pandemic
On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the following updates concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida.  Courts Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an order Monday extending the suspension of criminal and civil jury trials, jury sel...
Alert | Intellectual Property Alert
Apr 6, 2020 | Following CARES Act, USPTO and Copyright Office Directors Extend Certain IP Filing Deadlines
Both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and the U.S. Copyright Office have now announced that certain intellectual property filing deadlines and fees will be extended during the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so, both Offices have cited spec...