Attorneys are lining up to attack small businesses

As more relief and stimulus initiatives are being debated on Capitol Hill, the Trump Administration is insistent that small business be protected through “liability protection” regulations. The President’s concern is that some workers and their attorneys will launch countless and costly lawsuits against their employers claiming they contracted the COVID-19 virus at work. In fact, […]

Texas moves into Phase 2 of getting Texans back work

Yesterday in his press conference, Gov. Greg Abbott says the next phase of the “safe and strategic” opening of Texas will resume this week, including the immediate opening of child care facilities and several other businesses while bars and breweries will come at the end of the week. The governor said Monday that COVID-19 is […]

Texas allows more businesses to re-open May 8th with safety guidelines in place

Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that people in Texas can start getting haircuts this Friday. Texas hair salons, barbershops, nail/tanning salons can reopen May 8. The new order does not require salons to open. There will be one customer per stylist, people can only wait inside if they maintain social distancing and appointment scheduling is encouraged to […]

Dallas County extends orders as some states start to reopen for business.

Dallas County Commissioners, Tuesday voted 3-2 to extend the county’s Safer at Home order until May 15, keeping restrictions in place about which businesses may operate and how large public gatherings may be while advising people to stay at home unless they are conducting “essential business.” Previously, the stay-at-home order was set to end on […]

Millions of Americans to receive relief funds this week!

According to the U.S. Treasury Department, by mid-week 10’s of millions of Americans will have received their CARES Act relief funds. The IRS started depositing the first wave of stimulus checks into American’s bank accounts on Saturday April 11th.  Those initial deposits were being made to the bank accounts on file for those who filed […]

More Updates with Questions and Answers for the CARES Act (Stimulus Package)

The COVID-19 crisis confronting all Americans and the world at large has created countless health and economic challenges for us all.  The U.S. Federal Government’s response to this crisis has been unprecedented.  The largest economic relief initiative in U.S. history, referred to as the CARES Act, includes financial relief programs for American citizens and businesses […]

An update on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in regards to FMLA

The LL Roberts Group remains committed to keeping clients and their employees informed regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this week President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) to help employees in this difficult time. Here are several key aspects of the bill.   The bill expands the Family and Medical Leave Act […]

Laws and regulatory changes starting in January of 2020.

Depending on what state you live, work, or operate in, some of these new laws could affect certain companies, and even individuals.  New or higher registration taxes and fees went into effect January 1st for electric vehicle owners in at least eight states, including Alabama, Hawaii, and Kansas. More states are expected to follow this […]

With the LL Roberts Group online benefits enrollment, everyone wins.

With the LL Roberts Group online benefits enrollment, everyone wins. You save time and reduce the burden of managing benefits enrollment, and your employees can select the right benefits for their needs faster and easier than ever before… anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Additionally, you no longer have to chase down employees and paperwork […]

Tips for Planning Your Office Holiday Party

As the year comes to an end, companies across the country are planing their annual Christmas and Holiday parties. While these parties can be a great way for everyone to celebrate another year, it’s also a time for business owners and managers to be aware of risks that can be associated with the festivities.  While […]