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ALBANY, N.Y. (April 6, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP and McNamee Lochner, P.C. are pleased to announce that they are exploring a relationship under which most of the attorneys of McNamee Lochner would join their practices with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP.  “We’re excited to have the opportunity to align our firms and bolster the practice areas and legal experience available to our clients.  The attorneys at McNamee offer depth of experience in [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna partners Norma Meacham and Monica Skanes recently conducted a webinar for the Capital District Human Resources Association (CRHRA).  The webinar, titled "COVID-19: An Evolving Employment and Health Issue", discusses how HR actions can be subject to possible liability during the Coronavirus pandemic.To view a recording of the webinar please click here.  To download the slides from the webinar, please click here.

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From the USCIS on Friday, April 3:On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) temporarily closed our offices to the public and cancelled all appointments, interviews, and ceremonies to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). That temporary closure is currently in effect through May 3, and may be extended. Our employees continue to work and are performing mission-essential functions that do not involve face-to-face contact with the public.During this time, USCIS will provide [...]

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Download PDFOn March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which is designed to provide financial relief to American businesses in response to the economic fallout from the efforts to stem the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Title IV of the CARES Act provides $500 billion for loans, loan guarantees, and investments in the Federal Reserve’s lending facilities to support states, municipalities, and eligible businesses. Eligible [...]

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Download PDFOn March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which is designed to provide financial relief to American businesses in response to the economic fallout from the efforts to stem the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  As part of the CARES Act, Congress provides certain tax credits and incentives for businesses.Employee Retention Credit for EmployersThe CARES Act provides a refundable payroll tax credit for 50% of wages [...]

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