What are the New Elements of Pandemic Unemployment Benefits in Texas?

Posted by Employer Flexible on May 21, 2020

141,672 additional Texans filed for unemployment for the week ending May 9 bringing the total number of Lone Star state residents seeking relief benefits since the coronavirus pandemic began two months ago to a whopping 1.9 million people.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, COVID-19

Corona Virus Special Update - Paycheck Protection Program: How to Utilize Your Funds

Posted by Employer Flexible on April 17, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program, a first-come, first-served fund of $349 billion approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump in March, was designed to assuage some of the financial burden for the nation’s small business owners. Due to high demand, the program reached capacity quickly and the Small Business Administration announced today that it is unable to accept new applications. It is unclear at this time whether Congress will authorize additional funding.

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Topics: small business, COVID-19

Coronavirus Special Update - SBA Loan Details

Posted by Employer Flexible on March 24, 2020
As news quickly evolves, Employer Flexible will be providing brief updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) related news and its impact on employers.  As you may know, there have been recent legislative developments regarding financial assistance for small businesses during this time.
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Topics: COVID-19

Coronavirus Special Update - Benefit Coverage

Posted by Employer Flexible on March 20, 2020

As we continue monitoring the ever-changing situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we want to make sure we continue to provide you with the most current information regarding your medical benefits and coverage. 

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Topics: COVID-19

Coronavirus Special Update - Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by Employer Flexible on March 17, 2020
As news quickly evolves, Employer Flexible will be providing brief updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) related news and its impact on employers. On March 18, the Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and it was quickly signed into law by President Trump. The law’s new provisions on leave will go into effect on April 2.
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Topics: COVID-19

Employer Flexible's Response to COVID-19

Posted by Employer Flexible on March 17, 2020

As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely and better understand the unique times we are in, we thought it was important for you to hear from us.

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Topics: COVID-19

Coronavirus Plan for Businesses

Posted by Employer Flexible on March 9, 2020

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

As the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic affects the workplace, we begin to realize there are a multitude of factors that need to be considered when formulating an appropriate response plan. These factors include, but are not limited to, the nature of the epidemic, size of the business, the specific industry, the demographics of the workforce, and operational needs.

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Topics: COVID-19