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4th Circuit Holds That IBM Can’t Have Their Cake and Eat It Too

Justin Fessler, a sales information specialist, brought suit in Alexandria, Virginia against IBM for allegedly capping his sales commission on several large transactions. Fessler claimed that IBM represented to him orally, through PowerPoint presentations, and in practice, that his sales would not be capped.   In Fessler v. IBM, the United States Court of Appeals for […]

Remember the Employee Retention Credit

Earlier this year laws were passed to provide small businesses and their employees with relief from the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Most seem to be aware that employers receive tax credits for the paid sick and family leave required under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).  But the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

The SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application, Instructions and Formal Guidance

The SBA released the long-awaited PPP loan forgiveness application form and instructions, as well as Formal Guidelines replacing previous guidance on loan forgiveness. Loan Forgiveness Process A borrower must submit the Loan Forgiveness Application (SBA Form 3508) to its lender, together with necessary documentation identified in the application.  The lender will decide regarding loan forgiveness […]

Who is a Healthcare Provider for FMLA Eligibility?

No question, we are in a time of high anxiety.  Friends, family and pretty much everyone else I talk to has a story about how they are dealing with the new normal in the time of COVID-19.  We all need someone to talk through stuff with.  I suspect that many Employee Assistance Plans will see […]