The Bay Area Counties have extended shelter-in-place restrictions through the May 31, 2020. Some counties may begin a gradual easing of restrictions, as described in their website summaries:
San Francisco City/County: 

United Benefit Advisors (UBA) has released two new memos with information on COVID-19 related legislation:

IRS Extension of 2019 Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act


ThinkHR published the results of their small business survey that compares HR practices before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the link below to download the full report.

2020 HR Technology & Benefits Report


Below is a summary of our COVID-19 Alerts since the last Recap on April 6th, with the topics included in each. To see the full Alert archive, click here for our COVID-19 Alerts blog site:

April 9, 2020

  • UBA Blog & FFCRA DOL Temporary Regulations Compliance Advisor
  • FSA & HRA Over-the-counter reimbursement expanded
  • ThinkHR COVID-19 Leave Request Form
  • Miscellaneous
    • CA Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 FAQ article
    • Cooley LLP Guide for nonprofit organizations
    • Harvard Business Review grief article
    • Employee Assistance Program resources

April 15, 2020

  • UBA CARES Act / PPP Alert memo
  • Updates to DOL FFCRA FAQ page
  • ThinkHR Employer Survey
  • Pandemic Bingo

April 20, 2020

  • SBA loans through Paycheck Protection Program
  • Insurance carrier medical plan invoice access chart
  • Fisher Phillips Post-Pandemic Back-to Business FAQ for Employers guide
  • CA Bay Area cities implement expanded paid sick leave laws

April 24, 2020

  • Additional funding for PPP
  • UBA Alert memo regarding FFCRA and CARES Act tax credits
  • Resources to plan for reopening:
    • Fisher Phillips guide
    • U.S. EEOC COVID-19 website
    • ThinkHR return to work resources
  • The Guardian top 10 employer questions about leave law
  • Additional updates to DOL FFCRA FAQ page