On March 27, 2020 Congress enacted “The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act), which includes among many things, the “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP) designed specifically for small businesses.
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) still recommends a 14-day quarantine as the best way to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, they have indicated that reducing the number of days quarantine can be applied in some cases. Click below for full details on the new guidelines. The new guidelines recommend close […]
#Election2020 is coming up this Tuesday, November 3. Access and opportunity to vote in the United States is the right of every eligible person. Given the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have the country in its grip, many individuals are working remotely or voting by mail-in ballot. However, for those individuals who are working onsite and need […]
With today’s challenges in finding and hiring new employees, retaining your top contributors has never been important. CHR’s Performance Management allows you to track manager and employee reviews, quickly set team and employee goals, and solicit employee feedback.
As we quickly approach the end of 2020, it’s clear that the challenges we’ve endured this year will have ripple effects for quite some time. From a business perspective, companies have experienced unexpected and unprecedented change—from revenue loss and layoffs, and closures in some cases, to the complete dissemination of offices, as employees transitioned to […]
On August 8th, President Trump signed an Executive Order to defer payroll tax obligations in light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. This Executive Order directs the Treasury Department to defer the collection of the employee portion of Social Security FICA taxes from September 1st through the end of 2020.
As COVID-19 continues to shape the way we live and work – and, four months following nation-wide #StayHome restrictions – it’s a good time to assess your remote business operations, especially from a cybersecurity perspective.
As states begin to lift stay-at-home orders, businesses are taking steps to return to a normal schedule and pattern of employment. While some employees welcome this opportunity, some employees will refuse to return to work, particularly if they are making more money through the coronavirus stimulus bill that currently provides an extra $600.00 per week paid by the federal government through July 31, plus expanded state unemployment benefits for up to 39 weeks.
A lot of businesses are making plans to resume “business as usual” as much as possible. However, in doing so, there are a lot of considerations regarding the health, safety and functioning of your operation that need to be determined.
Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) to provide forgivable loans to eligible businesses facing economic hardship during the COVID-19 crisis.