May 8th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – May 8, 2020

Coronavirus Update – May 8, 2020

Last week, Governor DeWine announced the “Stay Safe Ohio Order,” the first phase of reopening Ohio businesses. The order permits: Elective surgeries and medical procedures that don’t require an overnight stay to resume Thursday, April 30 at 11:59 pm; Retail establishments and facilities ordered closed by the original order to utilize curbside pickup, delivery or appointment-only […]

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May 7th, 2020

Exclusive Webinar with Veteran Retail Strategist Bob Phibbs

SPECIAL WEBINAR EVENT Wednesday May 13 @ 12pm ESTJoin Your Fellow Council Members for an Exclusive Webinar with Veteran Retail Strategist Bob Phibbs REGISTER NOW Bob Phibbs is an internationally recognized business strategist, customer service expert, sales coach, marketing mentor, author of three books, and motivational business speaker. Considered one of the world’s leading experts […]

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May 1st, 2020

Coronavirus Update – May 1, 2020

This morning, the Governor’s office released the new “Director’s Stay Safe Ohio Order,” signed by Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, which became effective at 11:59 pm last night. We owe a debt of gratitude to Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted for their recognition that Ohio needs to get back to the business […]

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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

Employment Law Issues Alternatives to Laying Off Employees: Benefits Available for Ohio Employees with Reduced Hours  | 4/9/2020 As employers grapple with the economic effects of COVID-19, reductions in hours and furloughs present difficult-but-effective cost reduction strategies.   Read more.  Visa Status Extensions Without Travel  | 4/8/2020 With international travel coming seemingly to a halt, employers may be concerned […]

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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

Employment Law Issues IRS Issues Guidance on Required Documentation Necessary to Obtain Tax Credits on Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Leave Requests | 4/2/2020 The IRS has released guidance specifying what documentation is needed for employers to receive the tax credits that will fund the paid leave required by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act […]

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