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Executive Order on Evictions has Limited Immediate Effect

Kevin TrostAugust 17, 2020
At the outset of the pandemic, the CARES Act imposed a 120-day moratorium on certain residential evictions.  When that moratorium...

Wisconsin’s Mask Mandate: What Your Business Needs to Know

Dave McCormack, Emma L. FergusonJuly 31, 2020
On Thursday, July 30, Governor Evers issued Executive Order #82 declaring a public health emergency, and Emergency Order #1 requiring...

What Does the Face Covering Order Mean for Home Builders?

Robert ProcterJuly 31, 2020
What Happened? Governor Evers issued Executive Order #82 declaring a new public health emergency to address the high virus activity...

End of the Federal Eviction Moratorium

Kevin TrostJuly 24, 2020
In late March, the federal government enacted the CARES Act (“Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act”), which imposed a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Open for Business in Wisconsin. Now What?

Nicole Ways, Saul Glazer, Troy ThompsonMay 14, 2020
The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down DHS’s Safer at Home Order on May 13, 2020.  The Order was set to...