Category Archives: Employment

How Your New Job’s Onboarding Process Can Affect Your Estate Plan

Starting a new job is an exciting new chapter in your life.

Depending on your company’s onboarding process, there can be a lot of moving parts. You may feel overwhelmed by the introduction and review of the many different types of employee benefits. Not only are there forms to be filled out, they need to be...
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Is Your Business Ready for the Tidal Wave of Changes to Virginia Employment Laws?

Virginia has historically been known as a business-friendly state, with relatively few laws enacted specifically for the protection of employees.

That reputation will certainly change as the seismic shift in the political landscape of Virginia has resulted in a virtual tsunami of changes designed to protect employees.  While the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government-imposed restrictions on...
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SBA Economic Disaster Assistance: Express Bridge Pilot Program

What SBA Economic Disaster Assistance is Available in Response to COVID-19 Part II: SBA Express Bridge Pilot Program

Overview

Pursuant to its authority under the Small Business Act, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA” or the “Agency”) provides direct loan assistance to small businesses located in communities impacted by Presidentially-declared disasters and disasters declared by SBA under...
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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act takes effect April 2, 2020 – Is Your Business Ready?

The passage of the Coronavirus relief law, known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, becomes effective April 2, 2020, and terminates on December 31, 2020.

Here are the key points:

Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion Act

The Act expands the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”) by including the Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion...
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