By: Thomas Law Group On: September 28, 2020 In: COVID-19 Updates Comments: 0

On April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and its leave provisions, the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”), became effective. The same day, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued temporary regulations to augment...

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By: Thomas Law Group On: August 24, 2020 In: Business/Employment Comments: 0

Do you own a for-profit business and wish to close it?  Has your Ohio 501(c)(3) non-profit fulfilled its purpose? If you have recently closed a business, it is important to officially dissolve the entity with the Ohio Secretary of State (SOS). Otherwise, you could be on the hook for...

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By: Thomas Law Group On: July 17, 2020 In: Estate Planning Comments: 0

In 2016, Ohio law pertaining to General Durable Powers of Attorney (“GDPOA”) (also known as General Powers of Attorney and Financial Powers of Attorney) was amended to require certain powers (that were generally already included in a GDPOA) to be “specifically authorized” in order for your agent to take...

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By: Thomas Law Group On: June 24, 2020 In: Business/Employment, COVID-19 Updates Comments: 0

Now that most businesses in Ohio have either reopened or are planning to reopen in the near future, issues that we have never dealt with before are popping up every day. There are many new challenges that employers are facing as a result of COVID-19 and, unfortunately, just getting...

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By: Thomas Law Group On: May 27, 2020 In: Business/Employment, COVID-19 Updates Comments: 0

Employers are facing many issues when rehiring or returning furloughed employees to work after the temporary shutdown due to COVID-19. The first step for any employer to take before rehiring or restarting an employee is to look back and see how the employer addressed the shutdown with employees when it...

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