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Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 15, 2020 | Attention Employers: Federal Legislation Appears Imminent Expanding Employee Paid Sick Leave in Response to Coronavirus
In the early morning hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201 the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” by a vote of 363 to 40. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that a deal had been reached with the Trump Ad...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Mar 15, 2020 | Ohio Governor Issues Order Closing All Ohio Bars and Restaurants
Governor Mike DeWine announced that Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Health, has issued an order closing all of Ohio’s bars and restaurants as of 9 p.m. this evening for dine-in customers. Carry-out and delivery services will still be available. In announc...
Alert | Transportation Law Alert
Mar 15, 2020 | DOT Suspends FMCSR Enforcement for COVID-19 Supply and Passenger Transportation; Ohio Suspends Intrastate HOS Enforcement
In an unprecedented move, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an Emergency Declaration that suspends the enforcement of most Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) for COVID-19 supply and passenger transportation.  The Emergency D...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Mar 14, 2020 | House Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act with Sweeping Employment and Health Related Provisions to Address COVID-19
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201 the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” by a vote of 363 to 40 in the early morning hours on March 14, 2020. The House added the legislation to its agenda late Friday evening after House Democr...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Mar 14, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces Steps Taken at Federal & State Level to Address COVID-19
The state and federal government continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  Roetzel has already sent out an update on federal legislation.  Governor DeWine had a press conference this afternoon where it was announced that the number of known cases i...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces New COVID-19 Cases in Ohio; State Takes Additional Precautions
Governor DeWine has announced that the state continues to see new cases of the virus with positive tests coming out of both NE and SW Ohio.  The state is taking the following steps: DC has granted the requested waiver which will allow schools t...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Public Law COVID-19 Alerts
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 reop...
Alert | Insurance Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Insurance Coverage and COVID-19
No one knows the ultimate outcome and long-term effects of COVID-19. Businesses are facing challenges daily which are currently, or will in the future, disrupt their business operations. Now is the time to see what protections your company has. We re...
Alert | Intellectual Property Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Intellectual Property COVID-19 Alerts
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...
Alert | Insurance Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Insurance COVID-19 Alerts
If Passed, House Bill 589 Requires Insurers Offering Business Interruption Insurance to Cover Losses Due to COVID-19 Earlier this week, the Ohio legislation introduced H.B. No. 589 to require insurers offering business interruption insurance to cove...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Health Law COVID-19 Alerts
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 hea...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Employment Law Q&A
With the spread of the coronavirus, employers everywhere are looking for ways to continue business operations while keeping their employees safe. Below are some questions employers may have regarding workplace safety, workers’ compensation and OSHA i...
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Mar 13, 2020 | Ohio Industrial Commission Suspends Upcoming Hearings
The Ohio Industrial Commission has suspended all hearings scheduled for Monday and Tuesday (March 16 and 17). The IC is still working on the logistical issues involved with this, however, they have indicated that they will be "liberally construing co...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | How Physician Practices Can Prepare for Coronavirus
Physician practices must be prepared to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.  There are a variety of issues to consider, but the following should provide some guidance to our clients: 1.    Medical practices, whether or not they are on the forefront...
Alert | Estate Planning Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Estate Planning COVID-19 Alerts
Individuals No Longer Have to Take Minimum Required Distributions from Retirement Accounts in 2020 The CARES Act, the $2 trillion coronavirus-relief bill passed by Congress includes provisions that make it easier for people to access their retiremen...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | COVID-19 Education Alert
On March 12, 2020, Governor DeWine ordered all K-12 schools to close for three weeks beginning at the close of school on Monday, March 16, 2020. Within the next couple of days, the Ohio Department of Education (“ODE”) will be sending further guidance...
Alert | Corporate, Tax & Transactional Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Corporate, Tax & Transactional COVID-19 Alerts
Congress may Overturn IRS’ Position in Notice 2020-32 that Expenses Resulting in Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness are Not Deductible The IRS’s position has been publicly criticized by the AICPA and by key members of Congress, including,...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Employment COVID-19 Alerts
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 healt...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Education COVID-19 Alerts
To Evaluate or Not: Navigating Immediate and Future Implications of H.B. 197’s Provisions Regarding Teacher/Administrator Evaluations One important issue school districts should consider is how to address and, if possible, complete teacher and admin...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
Mar 13, 2020 | Community Association Law COVID-19 Alerts
Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency Governor DeSantis issued EO 20-114, which extends the state of emergency in Florida initially established by EO 20-52 and set to expire today, May 8, 2020. Florida Foreclosure and Eviction Relief The G...