As information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes by the hour, PEOPLEASE upholds our commitment to ensuring you have as much helpful information as possible during this time.
All PEOPLEASE communications are available in our News section. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your PEOPLEASE team member or email@example.com.
Last updated July 21, 2020.
CARES ACT – PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM
Confused by the PPP? Not sure how to qualify for loan forgiveness?
Watch our 25-minute PPP Loan overview video, produced in partnership with the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. And, check out the list of resources below.
- PPP Flexibility Act passed in June provides clarity and changes to PPP as outlined in the CARES Act
- Updated Borrower Application Form. 6/24/2020
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Instructions for Borrowers and Application. 6/16/2020
- SBA’s FAQ for Lenders and Borrowers in English and translated in 16 other languages. 6/25/2020
- New guidance regarding PPP from the SBA and Treasury. 6/12/2020
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)
Federal Income Tax: Filing and payment deadline extended to July 15, 2020
- Missed the July 15th deadline? Advice from the IRS if you haven’t filed your individual income taxes
Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payment information: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
Comprehensive COVID-19 Employer FAQ continuously updated by employment law firm Fisher Phillips
Back-to-Business FAQ for Employers (last updated July 16, 2020)
FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
New release from the U.S. Department of Labor explaining each aspect of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. 3/20/2020
Read the complete text of The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as enacted by the United States Congress and signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020.
Temporary FMLA: Download the PEOPLEASE Emergency FMLA Administration Guide. 3/19/2020
Step-by-Step Guide to COVID-19 Tax Credits for Paid Leave. 4/2/2020
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Information on assistance from the Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance
STATE-SPECIFIC EMPLOYER RELATED REGULATIONS AND INFO
State-Specific Legal Alerts (updated by Fisher Phillips Law Firm)
- Most recent list of state-specific resources. 6/12/2020
- List of state unemployment insurance agencies
SAFETY AND LOSS CONTROL
All PEOPLEASE clients completed an Injury and Illness Prevention Plan during implementation. If your plan needs to be updated, we encourage you to use this Injury and Illness Prevention Plan template
OSHA’s COVID-19 Website https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/
OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf
HEALTH & GENERAL RESOURCES
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL and PREVENTION
View the CDC’s guidelines for employers: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Questions and answers: What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Rolling updates on COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen