Archive for the ‘COVID-19’ Category

  • Is COVID-19 Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

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    After months of remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both employers and employees are considering the difficult decision of whether to discontinue their practice of working from home.   One question our clients ask is whether workers' compensation insurance would...

  • New Deadline for PPP Applications

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    As of Monday, July 6, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has reopened and extended it’s deadline. The PPP will continue to accept applications until Saturday, August, 8, 2020. Click here to read more about the PPP loan from the...

  • Can an Employee Legally Refuse to Work Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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    The current COVID-19 pandemic is affecting nearly every aspect of life in America and across the globe. Unsurprisingly, this has a major impact on the workplace and raises many new legal issues with respect to the rights and obligations between...

  • June is National Safety Month

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    The National Safety Council (NSC) brings awareness to everyone and their safety by promoting June as National Safety Month. The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy....

  • SBA and Department of Treasury Simplify and Update PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

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    Yesterday, June 17, the Small Business Association (SBA) and U.S. Department of Treasury published a revised and simplified version of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application. The SBA also published a new EZ version of the forgiveness application...

  • Anderson Jones Attorney Todd Jones Featured in NCMCA Newsletter

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    Anderson Jones, PLLC Founding Partner Todd Jones was featured in North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association (NCMCA)’s June 2020 newsletter. On May 4th, Governor Cooper signed into law funding and policy changes related to coronavirus relief. In this publication, Todd discusses the...

  • Ways to Boost Team Morale During Pandemic

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    With the pandemic these past few months, many of our daily routines have changed, such as, our work environment. With this disruption, many employees might feel out of sorts. CE Magazine offers eight ways that employers can boost their team’s...

  • Tips to Maximize Forgiveness of Your PPP Loan

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    If you’ve applied and received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), you want to know how to maximize forgiveness of the loan. Consider the following steps from ADP:  Maintain staffing levels  Maintain pay levels  Only use the PPP loan...

  • U.S. Department of Labor Provides Information for Employees and Employers During COVID-19

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    The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has continuously provided guidance concerning both employees and employers, such as the following topics: Reopening the American Economy Keeping workplaces safe and healthy Helping unemployed Americans Defending workers’ rights to paid leave Helping dislocated...

  • North Carolina Moves Forward with Phase Two

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    North Carolina moved into Phase Two of their reopening plan at 5 PM on Friday, May 22nd. See poster below to read more about this phase and how will affect you, your family, and/or business.