COVID-19

Federal Appeals Court Halts Vaccine Mandate

On Saturday, November 6, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit temporarily blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)'s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.08.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

OSHA Vaccine Mandate Released

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a temporary emergency COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). Effective January 4, 2022, employees of private businesses with 100 or...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.04.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Boston Issues Eviction Moratorium

Last week, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Centers for Disease Control's national eviction moratorium holding the CDC lacked authority to enact such a ban without explicit congressional...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 09.02.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Update-Restaurant Revitalization Fund Client Alert

On April 1, 2021, we sent out a Client Alert about the American Rescue Act of 2021 which established a Restaurant Revitalization Fund, specifically targeting restaurants and bars with grants...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 04.29.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund

H.R. 1319 Title V, Sec. 5003 Through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, the federal government has finally tried to target specific economic relief to the struggling hospitality sector, specifically restaurants, bars, and...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 04.01.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Small Business Relief Program: Massachusetts Relief Available for Small Businesses Including Restaurants and Bars

Governor Baker has targeted small businesses in Massachusetts since October 2020 with the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation’s initial funding, but previous stimulus money and budget allocations were insufficient to keep...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.05.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Limited Time for Boston Businesses to Apply for $6 Million in Grants

Mayor Marty Walsh has announced three new funds to distribute $6 million of federal aid to small Boston businesses, but the deadline to apply is one week away. This welcomed aid...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.13.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

If You’re a Small Boston Business, Don’t Forget the Reopen Boston Fund

If you’re a small business that must physically engage closely with the public through a direct service and have 25 or fewer employees with a brick and mortar space in...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 08.13.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19