Legal Resources for Small Employers

Legal Articles and Documents for Small Employers:

Alison Helland is an Attorney with the Madison-based law firm – Boardman & Clark LLP. She is a valued member of the WIB team of professionals that are available to answer your critical business questions.

She is just a phone call – 1-800-362-9644 (toll-free) – or click away – – from responding to legal questions from WIB members in response to the coronavirus crisis.

In addition to this personalized service, Alison provides WIB with articles written by her colleagues at Boardman & Clark LLP on recent federal and state government coronavirus-related actions of interest and concern to small, independent businesses.

Updates from Alison’s Office:

Public Health on Madison and Dane County Notifies Licensed Food and Drink Establishments of Increased Enforcement Efforts to Combat COVID-19 (9/15/2020) 

DOL Provides Guidance on Tracking and Compensating Remote Workers’ Unscheduled Hours (9/14/2020)

Back to School FFCRA Guidance for Employers (8/17/2020)

Presidential Executive Order Provides Opportunity to Defer Employee Payroll Taxes, but Proceed with Caution in Doing So (8/11/2020)

Dane County Requires Face Coverings Indoors Beginning July 13, 2020 (7/8/2020)

Navigating Disability Accommodations and Discrimination as Your Business Reopens (6/17/2020)

Potential Liability for Organizations Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic (6/8/2020)

Managing Employees’ Return to the Workplace During the COVID-19 Pandemic (6/3/2020)

U.S. Treasury Department Releases FAQ on the Review of Borrower’s Good Faith Certification under the PPP (5/13/2020)

DOL Releases Latest Guidance on FFCRA Leave (5/8/2020)

The Latest on Substitution of Other Paid Leave During FFCRA Leave (4/24/2020)

Changes to Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits (4/17/2020)

DOL Issues Temporary Rule on the FFCRA (4/8/2020)

Updated United States Treasury Department FAQs on SBA Paycheck Program Program (4/7/2020)

Unemployment Insurance Expansion under the CARES Act (4/7/2020)

IRS Clarifies Documentation Required for FFCRA Leave and Limitations on Caretaker Leave (4/1/2020) 

DOL Issues First Guidance on the Families FFCRA (3/26/2020)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 2) (3/31/20)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 3) (3/31/2020)

U.S. Treasury Department Issues Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program (3/31/2020

SBA – Paycheck Protection Program (3/31/2020)

DOL Releases Additional FFCRA Guidance Clarifying Common Areas of Concern (Part 1) (3/27/2020)

Governor Evers and U.S. Congress Bar Most Evictions and Foreclosures to Help Combat COVID-19 (3/27/2020)

Statewide “Safer At Home Order” – Emergency Order (3/26/2020)

Wisconsin Department of Revenue Offers One-Month Extension for Withholding, Sales and Use Tax, and Excise Tax Filings…but NOT Payments (3/25/2020)[ ]( )

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Bill Signed Into Law (3/20/2020)