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CDC Halts Residential Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent Through December 31, 2020

September 3rd, 2020

After much speculation as to what, if any, restrictions would apply to residential evictions after Governor Wolf’s moratorium expired, the CDC has announced a temporary halt to residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

Judiciary Halts DeVos Rule of CARES Act Funds to Private Schools

September 2nd, 2020

The Federal judge noted DeVos’ Final Rule is not in accordance with Congress’ mandate to allocate CARES funds to non-public schools “in the same manner” as the ESEA.

Face Mask Faceoff: PDE Requires Face Coverings at School At All Times

September 1st, 2020

As of August 17th, 2020, Pennsylvania’s Department of Education (“PDE”) is requiring everyone within the school community to wear face coverings at all times while in school, even when six feet of social distancing is being maintained.

FFCRA Provisions Can Help Ease Parental Burden

August 31st, 2020

If you are a parent on the eve of schools reopening wondering “how can I make this work,” the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has a provision that may help.

Play Ball? Schools Stuck in the Middle of Fall Athletics Debate

August 27th, 2020

Whether the schools ultimately decide to play or not play, the best preparation for any legal challenge is to listen to and consider all the risks and make a reasonable decision on the record.

HR Law Update: Developing Case Law Regarding Employees’ Rights During COVID-19

August 26th, 2020

On August 3, 2020, a notable decision was entered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  While this decision doesn’t necessarily apply to Pennsylvania employers, it is noteworthy because it does give us some idea of how the implementation of FFCRA will unfold.

Gifted, Section 504, and Other Considerations for Reopening Schools

August 17th, 2020

School Boards and staff continue to monitor ever-changing guidance from state agencies regarding health, safety and educational concerns related to the impending start of school.

HR Law Update: Executive Order Defers Payroll Taxes Through COVID Period

August 13th, 2020

On August 8th, President Trump issued an executive order which permits the deferral, withholding, and payment of some employee’s wage taxes from September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

What You and Your Agent Need to Know About the New Digital Assets Law

August 11th, 2020

In this episode of Planning Now, estate planning attorney Ryan Fields explains why this is a good time to review your documents, use online tools to define your intentions, and make sure your will, trust, or power of attorney also reflect your wishes.

New Regulations for K-12 Schools Regarding Title IX

August 6th, 2020

In this presentation, KingSpry attorneys Brian Taylor and Dr. Kathleen Conn discuss the most important changes for K-12 schools.