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Senate Passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Bill

Robert ProcterJune 4, 2020
There has been much criticism about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was intended to help small businesses devastated by...

Design Professionals’ Standard of Care in Light of COVID-19

Thomas HofbauerJune 3, 2020
Design professionals provide various services as part of the construction process, including site visits, payment certification duties, problem solving, and...

Potential Employer Liability for Employee Claims Related to COVID-19

Aneet KaurMay 27, 2020
As businesses start opening their doors, employers and employees alike are left wondering what liability an employer might face if...

Emergency Order Eases Licensing Processes to Expand Healthcare Workforce

Leslie SammonMay 26, 2020
In response to the shortage of healthcare providers needed to address the COVID-19 pandemic as well as other medical conditions...

OSHA Updates Enforcement Guidance for Employer Reporting of COVID-19 Cases

Dave McCormackMay 20, 2020
On May 19, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus...

More Preference Claims Expected During COVID-19 Economy

David PelletierMay 19, 2020
We are already seeing the economic fall-out from the COVID-19 global pandemic and a wave of bankruptcies and insolvency proceedings...

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application & Instructions Released

Robert ProcterMay 18, 2020
The Small Business Administration (SBA) released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application on May 15, 2020. The SBA also issued detailed...

Reopening Wisconsin Safely: Guidelines for Your Business

Nicole WaysMay 14, 2020
In the absence of government instruction for reopening businesses in the wake of the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling on the...

Effect of Supreme Court’s Ruling on Emergency Order #15 (Temporarily Limiting Foreclosures & Evictions)

Kevin TrostMay 14, 2020
On May 13, 2020, the Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidated the DHS’s Safer at Home Order (Emergency Order #28).  In the...