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Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback

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This post taps the collective experiences of Tricia Dunlap (business attorney and CEO of Dunlap Law PLC) and Brian Chandler (PR expert and CEO of Commonwealth Public Relations).  Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback Like every business owner, the first months of the pandemic rocked your foundation. Now, six months in, […]

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5 Employee Discrimination Notes During COVID-19

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Tricia Dunlap, Esq. ~3-4 minute read 5 Employee Discrimination Notes During COVID-19 As a business owner, I imagine that you have worked long and hard to create a productive, inclusive, and empowering culture for your employees. It’s really important, as you come back to work after the COVID-19 crisis, that COVID-19 not disrupt or undermine […]

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SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loans: 7 Terms Treasury Got Wrong and Why They Harm Small Businesses

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~9 minute read Tricia Dunlap, Esq.  On March 31, 2020, the Treasury Department issued guidance documents  to assist banks and business owners in accessing the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)(see my guide to the CARES Act). The SBA issued interim regulations on April 2nd. On March 31st, when I first read Treasury’s guidance, I […]

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Small Business Owner? Here’s Your Coronavirus Survival Guide.

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~5 minute read Tricia Dunlap, Esq. CIPP/US This post will see periodic updates as more resources and information become available. Sign up for alerts on updates. Every small business owner is struggling to navigate a very uncertain world right now.  We compiled and continually update this list of resources that can serve as the coronavirus […]

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Working at Home Guidelines: 9 Cybersecurity Tips

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~7 minute read Tricia Dunlap, Esq. CIPP/US Working At Home Guidelines We expect cybercrime incidents to increase in the wake of the coronavirus. Thieves usually take advantage of social disruption and fear – cyberthieves will no doubt see COVID-19 as a ripe opportunity. Here are nine working at home guidelines in cybersecurity that you can […]

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Washington D.C. COVID-19 Emergency Legislation: Impact on Small Business

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~4 minute read COVID-19 Response Emergency Act On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Washington, D.C. City Council enacted the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. This new legislation expanded unemployment compensation benefits, increased job-protected leave for D.C. workers, deferred sales tax payments, and created a micro-grant program to assist recovery for D.C.-based businesses and D.C. employees. […]