May 8, 2020

Return to Work: What Employers Need to Know

In light of the White House’s “Opening Up America Again” Guidelines released on April 16, 2020, several states have begun to scale back their shelter-in-place orders. A number of businesses will again be able to open their doors—at least in some capacity—following the relaxation of some of these stay-at-home restrictions...

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May 15, 2020

Finally! Much Anticipated COVID-19 Guidance Provides Flexibility for Cafeteria Plan Elections, Additional Changes

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers and employees have faced unprecedented financial strain, and employers have been looking for ways to provide flexibility with respect to cafeteria plan elections. This week, the IRS issued guidance designed to provide flexibility for employees with respect to cafeteria plan elections and...

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May 18, 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Interruptions

Late on Friday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released updated guidance on a host of issues arising from interruptions in institutional operations related to the COVID-19 national emergency. This new 11-page document, along with an accompanying Q&A, provides important information to supplement and extend earlier guidance that...

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