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FFCRA Update: Aspects of the Final Rule Vacated by Federal Court

FFCRA Update: Aspects of the Final Rule Vacated by Federal Court

Aug 05, 2020
On August 3, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated several provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).
DC Reimaged Video Fundraising Campaign

DC Reimaged Video Fundraising Campaign

Jul 31, 2020
Osa Imadojemu joins fellow health professionals and equity activists to launch the DC Reimagined video fundraising campaign for the Rodham Institute.
Victory for the Firm

Victory for the Firm

May 07, 2020
The Firm earned a major victory by obtaining dismissal of a federal suit against one of its clients. The client provided professional services to a Vermont municipality embroiled in a classic “Hatfield v. McCoy” saga
From the Vermont State House | 5.1.2020

From the Vermont State House | 5.1.2020

May 01, 2020
An update from the Vermont State House including Addendum 12 of the Governor's Executive Order and Vermont House and Senate activities.
Free Webinar for Burlington Employers Tomorrow

Free Webinar for Burlington Employers Tomorrow

Apr 07, 2020
Tomorrow, April 8, at 12:00 pm, the City of Burlington will be hosting a Webinar where members of the accounting and banking community will address questions regarding the CARES Act, and Alexandra Clauss will be answering questions regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and unemployment.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration & Authorized Waivers

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration & Authorized Waivers

Apr 06, 2020
On March 13th 2020, President Trump issued a National Emergency Declaration. Pursuant to Section 1135 of the Social Security Act, the President’s declaration, and the Secretary for Health and Human Services (“HHS) previous Public Health Emergency Declaration on January 31, 2020, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) is authorized to waive certain Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (“CHIP”) program requirements and conditions of participation.
From the Vermont State House | 4.2.2020

From the Vermont State House | 4.2.2020

Apr 02, 2020
An update from the Vermont State House regarding the CARES Act, privacy issues with Zoom web conferencing, and updates to the Governor's State of Emergency declared on March 13.
CARES Act | Expansion Of Unemployment Insurance

CARES Act | Expansion Of Unemployment Insurance

Apr 02, 2020
The CARES Act extends Unemployment Insurance benefits by 13 weeks, and includes provisions for an additional $600 per week, with expanded eligibility for the self-employed, gig workers and contractors.
CARES Act | Loans for Small & Midsize Businesses

CARES Act | Loans for Small & Midsize Businesses

Apr 02, 2020
A summary of loan considerations for small and midsize businesses in regards to the CARES Act.
CARES Act | Taxation Considerations

CARES Act | Taxation Considerations

Apr 02, 2020
One of the purposes of the CARES Act is to encourage employers to keep their employees on their payroll, despite economic hardship.