Archive for April, 2020


April 29th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 29, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 29, 2020

After the Governor’s announcement on Monday that both customers and employees would have to wear masks when inside a business, there were a lot of questions and concerns raised by both businesses and consumers. Businesses were concerned about how to police customers not wearing masks as well as employment situations where it is not legal, advisable, […]

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April 29th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 28

Coronavirus Update – April 28

Today, Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted clarified during their afternoon press conference that the wearing of masks or other face-coverings by customers is a “strong recommendation” and not a requirement that must be enforced by businesses. Yesterday, the announcement came across as a requirement instead of a best practice/strong recommendation. This is a welcome […]

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April 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 27, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 27, 2020

Today Governor DeWine announced the phased reopening process in Ohio. The reopening dates for various sectors are outlined below: May 1:   Health care procedures that do not require an overnight stay and other electivesMay 4:   Manufacturing, Construction, Distribution, General OfficeMay 12: Consumer, Retail & Services (with specific exclusions – click here for list of continued closures) In addition to bringing these sectors […]

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April 20th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 20, 2020

Employment Law Issues The EEOC Provides Further Guidance on Managing Disability and Accommodation Issues in the Age of COVID-19 (Part II)  | 4/15/2020 In this alert, we summarize the EEOC’s most recent guidance on employers’ ADA obligations concerning disability-related inquiries and confidentiality with respect to COVID-19.   Read more.  The EEOC Provides Further Guidance on Managing Disability […]

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April 13th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 13, 2020 – Vorys Resources

COVID-19 Federal Legislation/Actions Federal Reserve to the Rescue of Main Street  | 4/10/2020The Federal Reserve has continually promised to use its full range of tools to support the flow of credit to households and businesses to counter the economic impact of COVID-19 and to promote a swift economic recovery.   Read more.  Private Non-Profit Eligibility for FEMA Public Assistance […]

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April 8th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 8, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 8, 2020

Governor DeWine Directs BWC to Issue Dividend Payments to Employers Today Governor DeWine announced that he has directed the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to issue up to $1.6 billion in dividends to employers to help ease the financial burden caused by the COVID-19 crisis. If approved by the BWC board, $1.4 billion will […]

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April 6th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – April 6, 2020 – Vorys Resources

COVID-19 Federal Legislation/Actions The CARES Act Makes Available Economic Relief for Midsize and Large Businesses | 3/30/2020 The CARES Act created a more broadly applicable emergency relief fund that should result in loans for medium and large businesses impacted by COVID-19.   Read more  Congress Creates the Paycheck Protection Program Through the SBA to Provide Loans and a […]

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