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On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) launched a National Emphasis Program (“NEP”) in an effort to protect workers from the hazard of contracting COVID-19 at work.  This NEP was issued the same week the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law, giving OSHA an additional $100 million in funding for this purpose. The NEP... read more

On January 29, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidance to employers on how to make the workplace safe from potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus. You should know that the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) covers all private-sector employers with any employees, and unlike other workplace legislation, the OSH Act does not have a... read more

Beginning January 15, 2021, the maximum fine under the Occupational Safety and Health Act for a serious or other-than-serious violation increases to $13,653 per violation.  Significantly, for each willful or repeat violation, the maximum fine increases to $136,532, almost twice what it was just a few years ago.  Moreover, the Secretary of Labor for the incoming administration has a... read more

On Sunday December 27, 2020, as part of an omnibus spending package in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the President signed into law the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the “Act”).  The Act is designed to provide much anticipated support to small businesses hard-hit by the pandemic.  This client alert highlights several of... read more

On Thursday October 8, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an interim final rule (the “SBA PPP Interim Final Rule”), which is effective immediately, announcing, as described below, additional guidance concerning exemptions to reduction in forgiveness and the loan review process for PPP loans of $50,000 or less. The SBA PPP Interim Final Rule is available here read more

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