Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources


Construction Alerts

Executive Orders' Impact on Construction Activities During COVID-19 Crisis (April 2, 2020)

Best Practices for Construction Site Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 25, 2020)

City of Chicago Confirms Construction as Essential Infrastructure, Exempt From Stay Home Order (March 22, 2020)

Illinois Gov Pritzker's "Stay Home" Order: The Impact on Construction (March 21, 2020)

Preparing for a Construction Project Shutdown During the Coronavirus Pandemic (March 20, 2020)

IN-DEPTH UPDATE: The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction - Best Practices for Coping (March 16, 2020)

The Impact of Coronavirus on Construction: How To Prepare (March 5, 2020)

 


Corporate Alerts

How the SBA’s Affiliation Rules May Affect Your Loan Eligibility for COVID-19 Economic Relief (April 3, 2020)

Businesses Adapting to COVID-19 During and After the Crisis (March 31, 2020)

CARES Act Expands SBA Loan Programs to Offer Relief for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

Contract Conundrum: Whether Force Majeure, Frustration or Termination Can Protect Your Business (March 25, 2020)

How To Work Remotely and Securely During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 23, 2020)

 


Human Resources and Employment Alerts

Guide to SBA Loan Offerings during the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 3, 2020)

Illinois to Implement Expanded Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act (April 1, 2020)

COVID-19 Considerations for Retirement Plans During the Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Supplemental Q&A on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (March 30, 2020)

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Initial Q&A on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (March 24, 2020)

Some Employers Eligible for Reimbursement of Employee Paid Leave Related to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

DHS Defers Form I-9 Physical Inspection Requirement Due to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020) 

FAQs for Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic (March 23, 2020) 

IDES Adopts Emergency Rules (March 23, 2020) 

UPDATED:  The Families First Coronavirus Response Act - What You Need to Know (March 19, 2020) 

U.S. House Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act (March 16, 2020) 

Important Reminders for Employers When Handling COVID-19 Concerns (March 11, 2020) 

The Threat of Coronavirus in the Workplace: How to Prepare (Feb. 14, 2020)

Additional Human Resources and Employment Info

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Executive Order in Response to COVID-19 (Stay at Home) (March 20, 2020)

COVID-19 Poster and the Accompanying Guidance

Illinois Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers

COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

EEOC’s Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the ADA (UPDATED to include COVID-19 info)

OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19


Litigation Alerts

CARES Act Expands SBA Loan Programs to Offer Relief for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

COVID-19 and Commercial Disputes: Some Practical Considerations (March 17, 2020) 


Additional Litigation Info -- Court Closings

U.S. District Court - N.D. Ill. - In Re: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Public Emergency

U.S. Bankruptcy Court - N.D. Ill. - Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Emergency - Amended

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - News and Announcements

Cook County Circuit Court - COVID-19 Emergency Measures

State of Illinois Courts COVID-19 Information and Updates



Real Estate Alerts

A Guide to Electronic Witnessing and Notarization (April 3, 2020)

CARES Act Expands SBA Loan Programs to Offer Relief for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

How COVID-19 Can Impact Commercial Leases (March 17, 2020)

 


Tax Alerts

Federal Gift and GST Tax Returns and Payments Due Date Delayed Until July 15 (April 1, 2020)

IRS Issues COVID-19 Tax Credit Details and Instruction (April 1, 2020)

COVID-19 Disaster Relief Payments to Employees Not Considered Taxable Income by IRS (March 31, 2020)

CARES Act Provides Tax Relief to Individuals, Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 (March 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Considerations for Retirement Plans During the Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

Some Employers Eligible for Reimbursement of Employee Paid Leave Related to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

UPDATE: Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline Moved to July 15 (March 23, 2020)

Federal Income Tax Payment Deadline Extended for 90 Days Beyond April 15 (March 18, 2020)


Additional Tax Info

State of Illinois Income Tax Filing and Payment Extension

IRS Filing and Payment Deadlines Q&A

 


Other Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Coronavirus information

World Health Organization - Coronavirus information

Small Business Association - Disaster Loan Assistance

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources Team