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Sep 16, 2020 | Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus
Ohio House Bill 606 (“HB 606”) provides civil immunity to schools, businesses, and healthcare providers that unknowingly spread coronavirus. HB 606 specifies that the definition of person “includes a school, a for-profit or nonprofit entity, a govern...
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Sep 15, 2020 | DOL Updates FFCRA Regulations, Effective 9/16/2020, in Response to Federal Court Decision
In early August, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. Specifically, the Court invalidated regulations: (1) limiting paid le...
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Sep 14, 2020 | EEOC Acknowledges Limitations to Its Enforcement Powers in Recent Opinion Letter
It is not often that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issues opinion letters.  It is less often that the EEOC publicly acknowledges limitations to its enforcement powers.  However, both of these events occurred through an opinion is...
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Sep 10, 2020 | Cannabis Industry Updates
Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (“MORE” Act) In September, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the MORE Act. This would legalize marijuana at the federal level, which is currently still listed as a Schedul...
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Sep 9, 2020 | EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on ADA Compliance During COVID-19
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has once again updated its guidance regarding employees returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A revised Q&A document published on September 8, 2020, addresses another set of common question...
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Sep 1, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief until Oct. 1
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new executive order that extends mortgage foreclosures and eviction relief until October 1. Executive Order 20-211 does not make any further changes, but only extends the same language that was already in place...
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Aug 28, 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court Grants Interim Revival of Madison Local’s Resolution to Allow Employees to Carry Concealed Weapons
On August 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio, in Gabbard v. Madison Local School District Board of Education, granted the Board’s Motion to Stay the March 30, 2020 decision of the Twelfth District Court of Appeals, which reversed an order approving...
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Aug 24, 2020 | HHS’ FAQs Address Restrictions on the Transfer of Provider Relief Fund Payments in Healthcare Transactions
Purchasers and sellers of healthcare entities that received or intend to apply for Provider Relief Fund payments need to be aware of the restrictions on the receipt and transfer of those payments.  By way of background, Congress established a $100 bi...
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Aug 20, 2020 | HHS Announces that it is Now Accepting Applications for Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution Payments From Certain Medicare Providers
On August 10, 2020, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a release announcing that certain Medicare providers are now eligible to submit applications to receive Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution payments.  HHS had...
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Aug 17, 2020 | Federal District Court Judge Denies Request to Enjoin the Enactment of New Title IX Rule
Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Nichols for the District of Columbia ruled that the new Title IX rule, first issued by the Department of Education in May of this year, could move forward as planned. Judge Nichols’s decision came after 17...
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Aug 11, 2020 | Federal Court Strikes Down DOL's FFCRA Regulations
Last week, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. The Court determined the regulations exceeded the DOL's regulatory authorit...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends, With Conditions, State’s Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions Relief
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-180 on Wednesday to extend the state’s moratorium on mortgage foreclosures and evictions through September 1, 2020, with limited conditions. Executive Order 20-94 was first signed on April 2, 20...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Review Choice Demonstration to Resume on Home Health Care Agencies
Effective August 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (“CMS”) will resume Home Health Review Choice Demonstration (“RCD”) on home healthcare agencies located in Illinois, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida.  CMS originally suspended RCD...
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Jul 28, 2020 | Health Care Providers Will Soon Need to Report on use of Provider Relief Funds Under the CARES Act
Many health care providers received provider relief funds (“PRF”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES”).  Recipients of PRF payments were required to agree to certain terms and conditions which referenced the submissio...
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Jul 23, 2020 | Department of Labor Adds to Still-Growing Body of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On Monday, July 20, 2020, the Department of Labor issued new guidance under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which covers to remote work and additional issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A summary list is below. Employ...
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Jul 9, 2020 | Significant Changes to Illinois Discrimination Law
Effective July 1, 2020, two significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (Act) went into effect. The first change significantly expands the number of employers in Illinois that may be subject to state discrimination claims.  The second change...
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Jul 7, 2020 | Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for 60 Days
Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-166 today, which extends the state of emergency in Florida for another 60 days. DeSantis initially issued EO 20-52 on March 9 for the entire state of Florida due to the coronavirus. The state of emergen...
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Jul 1, 2020 | Florida Adopts Legislation to Limit Abuse of Fair Housing Act Relative to Emotional Support Animals
While many housing providers, including community associations, have been required to allow individuals to bring emotional support animals into their communities even though pets are not permitted, recently adopted legislation aims at limiting abuse...
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Jun 30, 2020 | Several Important Changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law Approved by Governor DeWine
On June 16, 2020, Governor DeWine signed House Bill 81, which will bring several important changes to the Ohio Workers’ Compensation System.  House Bill 81 creates several important changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law including:  Reduc...
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Jun 30, 2020 | And the Wall Between Church and State Continues to Crumble Under the Weight of the High Court’s Decision in Espinoza v. Montana Dep't of Revenue Allowing State Money to Fund Sectarian Schools Through Scholarship Programs
In a 5-4 decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on June 30 that the “no-aid” to sectarian schools provision, in Article X, Section 6, of the Montana Constitution, which was used to strike down a scholarsh...

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