Updates on PUA Unemployment Benefits

April 15, 2020 If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen my post that on Monday April 13, 2020, the self-employed and independent contractors could FINALLY apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). (See this blog post for more about what PUA is and who may qualify for PUA). The frustration I felt when I […]

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Additional Financial Relief and Options for Employers and Workers

March 30, 2020 On Friday, March 27, 2020, the 3rd phase of COVID-19 legislation was signed into law. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act incorporates sweeping (temporary) changes to the law in the areas of unemployment – among others – along with massive amounts of fiscal “relief” targeted at both workers and […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Safer at Home

March 25, 2020 For those who have been following along or keeping up with Federal legislative updates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, you are aware that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law one week ago, March 18, 2020. There are still a number of “unknowns” out there with regard […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act passes Senate and is signed into law by President Trump

Yesterday the Senate passed a revised version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA, which President Trump signed into law, provides what Congress is classifying as its second coronavirus aid package to Americans.  Most pertinent to Small Business Owners are 1) Requirements that employers provide paid emergency leave for coronavirus related absences; […]

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Small Business Shutdown/Slowed Down by Coronavirus

As Small Business Owners, we are facing unprecedented uncertainty. Conflicting information, inconsistent messages and a lack of clear directive just compounds the stress you likely already feel as a business owner. On top of that, the minute we feel we have some clarity, things change. Please know the Law Offices of Lindsey King are monitoring […]

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