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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 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 | 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 | 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 | All Counties Within Ohio Have Received an Economic Injury Declaration for U.S. Small Business Association
All counties within Ohio have received an economic injury declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) that enables eligible small businesses in Ohio to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan in an amount not to exceed $2 Milli...
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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...
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Mar 19, 2020 | CDL Renewal: All But Five Ohio BMV Locations Will Close
On Wednesday afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a number of additional closures of Ohio businesses including the closure of all but five of the 181 Bureau of Motor Vehicles Deputy Registrars. The locations have been ordered to close by en...
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Mar 18, 2020 | Additional Closings in Ohio Announced by Governor DeWine by EOB Today
Governor Mike DeWine has announced additional closings as of close of business today to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and encourage people to comply with social distancing. Deputy Registrars across the state will be closed. There will b...
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Mar 18, 2020 | SBA Relaxes Rules for States Seeking Economic Injury Declaration Related to COVID-19
On March 17, 2020, the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) relaxed its rules for states or territories seeking an economic injury declaration related to coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes will expedite the ability of small business...
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Mar 18, 2020 | Ohio Submits Certification to SBA for COVID-19 Disaster Loan Program
Ohio has submitted its certification to the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) seeking an economic injury declaration related to coronavirus (COVID-19).   It is expected that the SBA will review this certification quickly. Upon appro...
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Mar 17, 2020 | Immediate Changes To Medicare Coverage For Telemedicine Go Into Effect During Covid-19 Emergency
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services on a temporary and emergency basis under its Section 1135 waiver authority under the Social Security Act and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response...