Alabama Offers Business Interruption Grants to Small Businesses

Governor Ivey announced July 8, 2020 that the State would be using some of the CARES money to fund grants to small businesses. This is a much needed source of funds for small businesses. The program opens for applications on July 16, 2020 and closes July 25, 2020. Some of the conditions for these grants… Read more…

Is this paid sick leave?

So many things keep changing with COVID-19. The Department of Labor is doing their part to make it as simple as possible. They just released this new interactive tool to aid employees in determining whether their sick time is paid leave under the COVID-19 regulations. Additionally, the Wage and Hour Division is offering quick benefit… Read more…

Bostock v. Clayton County

By now, you have glanced at the headlines about the Supreme Court’s Bostock v. Clayton County ruling. We wanted to take a moment to spend some time explaining why the ruling was important and how it may impact workers. The Bostock decision was the result of three consolidated cases with similar elements. Each had a… Read more…

Charter Revoked

Loper Law LLC is pleased with the Alabama Charter School Commission’s decision today to revoke Woodland Prep’s charter. We have been leading the fight against this bad charter school that was not wanted by the people of Washington County for well over a year. We are thrilled for the students, parents, and community of Washington… Read more…

Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Why is this important to employers? With all of the COVID-19 shutdowns, remote working, and general chaos, don’t business have enough on their plates? This has been anything but ordinary. Forbes Magazine on April 14, 2020 reported that a Qualtrics study yielded the following findings among Americans: 67% suffer… Read more…

COVID-19 and Dogs

Continuing our series on COVID-19, we are taking a step back from the legislative updates and business implications to focus on pet adoption and fostering. The constant barrage of health statics, business closings, new government policies, and economic indicators is making people feel overwhelmed, helpless and stressed. What better way to combat all those negatives… Read more…

Financial Strategy and the Law in These Uncertain Times

As decisions change daily on reopening the economy across the country and here in Alabama, businesses need to be adept on their next moves. Some states have started the process of reopening; others are waiting. Alabama is taking a staged approach. The future is uncertain and unknown. Many people and business are facing economic struggles.… Read more…

An Update from the EEOC regarding COVID-19 and the ADA

The EEOC published an update to the What Should you Know.  https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/wysk/wysk_ada_rehabilitaion_act_coronavirus.cfm It provides an update and they indicate the new information as of April 17, 2020. It’s an excellent reminder that this situation continues to evolve. As the state governments begin to discuss reopening, there are considerations to be evaluated. This updated document addresses… Read more…

Main Street Lending Program

As part of our series on the CARES Act, we will provide an overview of the Main Street Lending program. This program has three components (Main Street New Loan Facility, Main Street Expanded Loan Facility, and Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility) aimed at the mid-size business that has sustained a financial hit due to COVID-19.… Read more…

Small Business Reorganization Act – Subchapter 5 of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy with the CARES Act modification

Are you a small business that has been impacted by COVID-19 business interruption? Worried about making it through the month, year? There is help. The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 was approved in August and went into effective February of 2020. It added a subchapter to Chapter 11 bankruptcy rules designed to address stumbling… Read more…


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