Archive: Legislation & Compliance

  • March 20, 2020

    Families First Aid Package FAQs for Employers: Paid Sick Leave, FMLA

    The subject matter experts at Apex have compiled answers to some of the top questions being posed to us by our clients and outlined in the recently passed emergency aid package,  Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • March 18, 2020

    Breaking: Trump Signs $100B Bill to Provide COVID-19 Relief to Employers and Workers

    The U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) today. President Trump has endorsed the legislation.

  • March 17, 2020

    COVID-19 Small Business Legislative Updates (Phase 1)

    [vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1585724955661{margin-top: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] March 16, 2020 Updates What Congress has passed to help small businesses: Loan Subsidies: H.R. 6047— the first Coronavirus bill— allowed $1 billion in loan subsidies to be made available to help small businesses, small agricultural …

  • March 15, 2020

    Small Business Implications of FFCRA

    March 19, 2020 Updates The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 1602) is a supplemental appropriations major piece of legislation that provides funding for a multitude of public and employee assistance programs like SNAP (food stamps) and the states’ unemployment …