The US Department of Labor announced it is publishing the final rule establishing the test addressing whether a worker will is classified as an independent contractor or an employee under the [...]
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new [...]
Many employers are curious as to whether it is lawful to require that their employees become vaccinated with one of the available COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. The short answer [...]
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), originally part of the March 27, 2020, CARES Act, has undergone several changes since its inception, including June’s PPP Flexibility Act, a myriad of [...]
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The business response to COVID-19 “fatigue” needs to be consistent with regular communication, and defined efforts to track and prevent infection among the workforce. Local health departments in [...]
A Wisconsin Judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing the state of Wisconsin from publicly identifying companies with two or more employees that had COVID-19.
The presidential memorandum directing the Treasury to allow employers to defer the 6.2% social security tax withholding on most wages paid from September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. [...]
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order today urging people to stay home as much as possible while pressing businesses to take steps to protect employees and customers to combat COVID-19.
ABC of Wisconsin is joining more than 30 other statewide organizations to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 spread.“Wisconsin is facing challenges with the COVID-19 crisis, placing our [...]
As a follow-up to the extension of his mask mandate, Gov. Tony Evers’ administration has issued another COVID-19-related Emergency Order, this one limiting inside public gatherings to no more [...]