Department of Labor Releases Required Poster and Issues Guidance and Update on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has now issued its preliminary guidance for employers on the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). Most significantly, the DOL has now advised that the FFCRA will go into effect for employers on April 1, 2020, a day earlier than the previously-anticipated effective date of April… Read more >

Governor Walz Executive Order 20-15: Special Revenue Funds from Minnesota’s DEED Will Be Used for Small Businesses Emergency Loan Program

March 2020

Many Minnesota businesses are quickly feeling the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior newsletters from Fafinski Mark & Johnson have discussed a delay in the deadline to file taxes, federal legislation expanding Family and Medical Leave and providing for paid sick leave for employees affected by COVID-19, and a new SBA loan program to provide… Read more >