U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON EFFECTIVENESS AND IMPACT OF PAID FAMILY LEAVE ON WOMEN AND FAMILIES

News Release WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a Request for Information regarding the impact of paid family and medical leave on America’s workforce. Specifically, the Department’s Women’s Bureau is requesting comment on the effectiveness of current state- and employer-provided paid leave programs and the impact that access or lack of access to

SBA, Treasury & IRS release interim final rules on PPP loan forgiveness and tax credits

1.Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – Requirements – Loan Forgiveness https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-IFR-Loan-Forgiveness.pdf 2. Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – SBA Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower and Lender Responsibilities https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-IFR-SBA-Loan-Review-Procedures-and-Related-Borrower-and-Lender-Responsibilities.pdf 3.  Foreign affiliates. https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Interim-Final-Rule-on-Treatment-of-Entities-with-Foreign-Affiliates.pdf 4.  Second extension of safe harbor for certification of necessity https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/IFR–Second-Extension-of-Limited-Safe-Harbor-with-Respect-to-Certification-Concerning-Need-for-PPP-Loan-and-Lender-Reporting-5-20-2020.pdf 5. New Employer Tax Credits

Hours of Service Truck Drivers Final Rule

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) final rule(s) on hours of service key revisions to the existing HOS rules: Increasing safety and flexibility for the 30-minute break rule by requiring a break after eight hours of consecutive driving and allowing the break to be satisfied by a driver using on-duty, not driving status, rather than

The issue around event registrations has been resolved and bookings should now complete.