Legal Alert: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Reminders

Please read the below for information on sexual harassment prevention training requirement in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. Connecticut All Connecticut employers with 3 or more employees must provide 2 hours of interactive sexual harassment prevention training (“training”) for all existing employees by October 1, 2020. For employees hired on or after October 1,…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act and New Mandatory New Jersey Poster

On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. This new law amends the original Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was established as part of the CARES Act at the end of March. The PPP Flexibility Act makes it easier for recipients of  PPP loans to qualify for forgiveness of…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: New York and Connecticut Issue New Requirements for Reopening Businesses After COVID-19 Shutdowns

Recently, both the New York and Connecticut state governments issued guidance on the requirements businesses must meet before reopening after the COVID-19 shutdowns. The reopening plans are comprehensive and should be reviewed in full. New York You can find the New York requirements here: https://forward.ny.gov/ (you will have to scroll down the page to see all of…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: Virtual Nonprofit Member Meetings Permitted During COVID-19

Governor Lamont issued an emergency Executive Order on Wednesday May 13, giving Connecticut nonprofits the authority to conduct member meetings, including annual meetings, by entirely remote means. This will permit Connecticut nonprofits to eliminate in-person members meetings, but only during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency, currently effective through September 9.  The Executive Order allows the…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law The $300 Above-the-Line Charitable Contribution Deduction Explained…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law Updates CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Update…

Read Full Post

Legal Alert: COVID-19 Contract Considerations, Financial Information, & More

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. This page is being updated frequently. Federal Loans &…

Read Full Post