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California Issues Statewide Mask Order Pursuant to an Order issued by the State Public Health Officer & Director, effective June 18, 2020, people in California must wear face coverings when they are in the high-risk situations listed below: Inside of, or in line to enter, any indoor public space; Obtaining services from the healthcare sector… Read More »
Palmieri Tyler is pleased to announce that Erica M. Sorosky, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, has been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List. Selected from among their peers, only 2.5% of lawyers receive this honor. Congratulations Erica!
Congress has just passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which President Trump is expected to sign into law. Significantly, this bill extends the time that businesses have to spend Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan funds and changes the PPP forgiveness rules. Important aspects of the bill are summarized below. The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility… Read More »
As stay-at-home order restrictions are gradually relaxed and California reopens, businesses in California face potential legal liability for illness and death caused by exposing clients and customers to the Coronavirus (also known as “COVID-19”). Already, numerous lawsuits have been filed against businesses whose operations have allegedly resulted in the illness or death of its customers… Read More »
COVID-19 Considerations For Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Q. Does an employer need to have an IIPP? A. Yes. California law requires every company doing business in California to have a written and effective IIPP (Labor Code § 6401.7 and 8 CCR § 3203.). Q. What does an IIPP need to include? A. An IIPP must include the… Read More »
Link Below to PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions On Friday, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans,… Read More »
On May 12, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that new guidance would be released for restaurants and retail centers to re-open. Legal issues to take note of within the guidance are highlighted below. However, as of today’s date, California is still only in “early Stage 2” of its re-opening plan. Thus, dine-in restaurants and retail may re-open only if… Read More »