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We care about the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients, friends and communities as we continue to serve the needs of our clients.  Our offices remain open, although we are using alternative means of communication to replace in-person meetings. For more information on our firm’s operations and plan in response to COVID-19, click here or call us at 757-490-3000. Click here for helpful COVID-19 articles and resources.

COVID-19: Helpful Resources for Businesses and Individuals

April 13, 2020

(UPDATED April 22, 2020)

Congress passed major legislation to address economic and health problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and is currently considering additional changes to the law.  Government agencies are regularly providing regulations and guidance for businesses and individuals to understand how these laws affect them and what new benefits are available.

We have compiled the links below to help clients and community members locate relevant information.  Our attorneys are available to assist you and provide more information.  We will continue to update this page as new information develops.

IMPORTANT LEGISLATION

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES”)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

How to Protect Yourself and What to Do if You Are Sick

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Prepare your Small Business and Employees for the Effects of COVID-19

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division – Temporary Rule on Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (published 2/6/20)

DOL Fact Sheet:  Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

DOL Fact Sheet:  Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers

COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers

DOL Poster: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Guidance on Implementing the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program

Unemployment Insurance Relief FAQs

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

General Counsel Advice Memo on Duty to Bargain

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

OSHA COVID-19 Safety and Health Topics

Interim Guidance on Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

Summary of Tax Credits for Coronavirus-related Leave

Employee Retention Credit for Businesses Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Coronavirus Relief Options for Businesses (including Paycheck Protection Program Loans)

Approved Paycheck Protection Program Lenders

U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT

Assistance for Small Businesses

Your Money and Coronavirus: Resources for Financial Relief

CARES Act Information Page

Payroll Protection Program Loans FAQ

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

Coronavirus Resources

VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION

Virginia Employment Commission Q&A on Unemployment Claims Related to Coronavirus

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

COVID 19: NC Unemployment Insurance Information

MISCELLANEOUS STATE AND REGIONAL INFORMATION SOURCES

Virginia COVID-19 Resources

North Carolina COVID-19 Response

Hampton Roads Chamber COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

Virginia Bar Association COVID-19 Resources

Virginia Maritime Association’s COVID-19 Maritime & Supply Chain Updates

Virginia Municipal League COVID-19 Resources