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Dorsey – President’s Program Permitting Deferral of Employees’ 6.2% Social Security Tax for Four Months Presents Complexity and Risk for Employers and Uncertain Benefits for Employees

On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum entitled “Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster,” effective as of September 1, 2020 (the “Memorandum”).

Annual Forum on Retirement Plan Benefits – 9/24 – Online

This last 10 months have seen more legislation and regulations affecting retirement plans than seen for many years. This session with review these developments

159 Dorsey Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in 2021 The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyers of the Year and Ones to Watch

Dorsey announced today that 159 lawyers from all 13 of the Firm’s U.S. offices were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021.

NLRB Empowers Employers to Discipline Employees for Abusive or Offensive Conduct

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (once again) modified its standard for determining whether employees have been lawfully disciplined or discharged after making abusive or offensive statements, including those that are profane, racist, or sexually unacceptable, in the course of otherwise protected activity under the National Labor Relations Act

Efforts to restore Amtrak route across southern Montana gains momentum – Dorsey Whitney Retained

“Before we bring this (resolution) for final commissioner action, we want Dorsey-Whitney to take one last look at it based on any other counties that might participate.”

Dorsey – New Opportunities for Hiring Foreign Physicians in Shortage Areas

This development changes the landscape for J-1 visa waiver availability nation-wide.

Dorsey – U.S. Small Business Administration offering Emergency Financing for Payroll and Other Expenses to Qualified Entities Suffering Substantial Economic Injury as a Result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The SBA Disaster Relief Program now provides up to $2 million of financial assistance to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations that suffer substantial economic injury as a result of CV19.

Dorsey UPDATE: COVID-19-Related Tax Credits and Tax Filing and Payment Relief

his briefing will summarize the most important federal tax developments, as well as tax developments in certain key states, that had occurred as of Monday, March 23, 2020.

Dorsey UPDATE: What Employers need to know now that the President has signed the Family Relief Act

This “corrected” version of the coronavirus emergency relief bill significantly limits employees’ eligibility for the expanded family and medical leave that was in Saturday’s version: The new version restricts the expanded leave to only COVID-19-related child care purposes.

Dorsey – What Employers Should Know About The “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

If this legislation is enacted into law (the Senate will consider it on Monday, March 16), it would provide sweeping benefits to Americans who are suffering from the virus or who are caring for other individuals suffering from the virus.