202003.25
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UPDATE: US Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Emergency FMLA and Sick Leave

Please note that U.S. DOL has established that the effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act is now Wednesday, 4/1/20. Here is the text of the U.S. DOL guidance: DEFINITIONS “Paid sick leave” – means paid leave under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act. “Expanded family and medical leave” – means paid leave under the Emergency…

202003.21
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COVID-19 Free Telehealth Assessments

Although we have not tried any telehealth providers, there are two promising sounding free options:  Ro, the direct-to-consumer telehealth startup, has launched a free online telehealth assessment for COVID-19. Those who think they may be experiencing signs or symptoms of the novel coronavirus can complete an online assessment, which will then be reviewed by a physician. If…

202003.21
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BREAKING: COVID-19 Emergency FMLA and Sick leave

On March 18, 2020, The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) became law, effective on April 2nd, 2020. While this act has extensive provisions in response to COVID-19, the following areas are important for employers to note: EXPANDED FMLA What is expanded? The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act amends the current Family and Medical…

202003.18
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BREAKING: Emergency Coronavirus Loans From the SBA

As of Wednesday, March 18th, Illinois has been declared eligible for the SBA’s federal emergency loan program, through which the SBA is directly making funds available to eligible small businesses who do not have existing access to working capital in order to help ease the economic impact of the Coronavirus. Based on the currently available…

202003.16
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Emergency FMLA and Sick Leave

The U.S. House just passed a revised version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act with approval from the White House.   “Division C – Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act” “Division E – Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act” “Division G – Tax Credits for Paid Sick and Paid Family Medical Leave”  The Senate has yet to…

202001.23
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SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTIONS OF 2019

As our firm heads into year 2020, we take a moment to reflect on our clients’ and our successes of 2019. Local Illinois craft brewer opens new location in Lockport, Illinois, eyes Chicago location. Tangled Roots Brewing Company, an Illinois craft brewery startup and one of Lynam and Associates newest clients, is expanding its operations…