Legal analysis from SSJH attorney Steve Elzinga was recently featured in an interview with KATU. The Christmas Eve report discussed the legal background for Oregon’s recent ending of capacity limits for religious gatherings, which was examined in a recent … [Read more...] about SSJH Legal Analysis Featured on KATU
Oregon has lifted capacity limits on religious gatherings following a series of US Supreme Court orders that indicated Oregon’s restrictions were likely unconstitutional. The change was made in the “Sector Risk Level Guidance Chart” of restrictions … [Read more...] about Oregon Ends Religious Gathering Capacity Limits
May 6, 2020 Update: One day after this blog post, the Oregonian published an article that appeared to be based partly on this post. The Department of Revenue has now decided that forgiven PPP loans will not be subject to the commercial activity … [Read more...] about Oregon Considers Taxing Forgiven PPP Loans
In response to the deepening coronavirus crisis, Congress passed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), effective April 1, 2020. The emergency paid sick leave portion of that legislation potentially applies to all employees who cannot … [Read more...] about Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
We still do not know the full extent of the health or financial impact of the Coronavirus. The impact of the social distancing measures imposed to curb the spread of the Corona virus is not known, and will not be for some time. What we do know is that … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Insurance: Do you already have it?