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Remote I-9 Documentation Allowed Until December 31, 2020

December 1, 2020 | Client Alert

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of their flexible in-person Form I-9 compliance rules due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Employers may continue to verify I-9 documents remotely until December 31, 2020.

Leasing Lite – Proposed Illinois COVID- 19 Immunity Act

October 30, 2020 | Client Alert

Tenants renting commercial spaces are at varying degrees of operation in their space depending in part on the ability of employees to work from home and the needs of customers. The decision to operate in a physical space may factor in the question: What happens if an employee or customer contracts COVID-19 from being on the premises?

2020 Post-Election Planning

October 28, 2020 | Client Alert

As the November elections quickly approach, this may be a good time for clients to review their estate plans in light of current transfer tax planning opportunities. A change in the administration and Congress could result in a significant reduction in the federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax exclusion amounts.

Will Your Workplace Require a COVID Vaccination?

September 23, 2020 | Client Alert

Many employers will consider requiring employee vaccinations. In certain high-risk workplaces, such as hospitals and nursing homes, vaccination requirements are nothing new. The issue is more complicated for employers not involved in health care.

Will Your Workplace Require a COVID Vaccination?

September 23, 2020 | Client Alert

It is only a matter of time until a COVID-19 vaccination becomes available given the resources spent on the effort. A vaccine will help employers avoid pandemic related shut-downs and it will improve the productivity of every employer’s human capital. Many employers will consider requiring employee vaccinations. In certain high-risk workplaces, such as hospitals and nursing homes, vaccination requirements are nothing new. The issue is more complicated for employers not involved in health care.

EEOC Issues Updated Guidance on “What You Should Know” About COVID-19’s Effects on Federal Equal Opportunity Laws.

September 9, 2020 | Client Alert

Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an updated technical document entitled “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEOC Laws (WYSK),” to address questions about COVID- 19’s effect on laws implicating employers and workers. The updated guidance draws on up-to-date information from other EEOC resources and existing government Q&As to create a single comprehensive guide for readers.

CCM Represents Investor in Successful Asset Purchase

August 11, 2020 | Client Alert

Rally Capital Advisors, a middle market financial and transaction advisory firm has successfully sold substantially all of the assets of Arlington Plating Company (APC) to Garth Davies, a plating industry veteran, and also owner of Midwest Rustproofing and Enameled Steel.