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Join Midwest College Consulting and 1N5 for a webinar about navigating the college selection process during quarantine

Do you have a high school senior? Join Dana Rolander, president of Midwest College Consulting, and Nancy Eigel-Miller, founder and director of 1N5 and a specialist in college financial aid, for a free webinar on navigating the college selection process during quarantine. In this April 13 webinar, you’ll get tips on revisiting financial aid and …Read More

Appeals court reverses part of judgment in dispute between Cleveland Botanical Garden, Jeptha Wade’s descendants

An appeals court on Thursday reversed part of a judgment in favor of the Cleveland Botanical Garden in a years-long legal dispute over the deed that gave Wade Park to the city of Cleveland. The Wade descendants are pleased with the appeals court’s ruling and plan to keep pursuing the matter in court, said Matthew …Read More

Coronavirus recovery rebates: when is the check in the mail?

Dear Client: You’ve probably heard that IRS will be making millions of ”economic impact payments” (also called ”recovery rebates”) in the coming months to help people stay afloat during this time of economic uncertainty related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here’s what you need to know about this program. Amount of payment. IRS will soon begin …Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Small Business Exemptions

By: Theresa L. Nelson The Department of Labor published regulations governing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on April 1, 2020. While containing extensive explanations of terms and provisions throughout the entire FFCRA, one section is particularly noteworthy for small businesses. The language of the FFCRA provided that small private employers with fewer than 50 …Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: what employers should know

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, paid leave provisions are effective on April 1, 2020 and apply to leave taken between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor issued detailed guidance and the required notice for employers to post.

If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product: teleconference security and safety

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“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product. ”It’s a clever statement and has enough truth to it that it sounds deep and memorable. But it misses the point. Where that comment makes some sense is where social media gives free access to get you to join and then sells ad time and sells data about you and your use of that particular social media.