By: Thomas Law Group On: October 16, 2020 In: COVID-19 Updates Comments: 0

As a result of COIVD-19, many health care providers (“Providers”) have made adjustments in how they provide their health care services. For example, it has become common practice for Providers to shut down their waiting rooms; instead having patients wait outside of the practice (typically in the patient’s car) until...

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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: 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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By: Thomas Law Group On: April 24, 2020 In: COVID-19 Updates Comments: 0

As Governor DeWine recently announced, businesses in Ohio will soon begin to re-open after the temporary shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In anticipation of going back to (the new) normal, now is the time to plan for a smooth transition.  It may be necessary to reassure customers, clients,...

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