CARES Act Government Loans: GET THEM!

How can a business stay afloat during the Coronavirus shutdown? Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES” Act) became law on March 27, 2020. The Act contains wide-ranging provisions for government assistance to industries, enterprises and individuals. Summarized below are some of the most salient provisions relating to...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the situation and circumstances of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to change, we hope that you and yours are staying safe, healthy and protected. At Epps & Coulson, we have been closely monitoring the recommendations of the World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as...

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Cautions and Considerations for Employers re: RIFs, Layoffs, Leave, & Other Employment Actions in Light of COVID-19

Many employers are rightfully concerned with how best to manage the business and financial impact and implications of the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting closures and dislocations. Some are considering temporary furloughs of workers as an alternative to terminations or reductions in force (“RIFs”). Below, we provide a general overview of...

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