New CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Rules Change the Process … Again!

On Sept. 19, HHS published additional guidance called “Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements.” In that notice, HHS changed the method of calculating lost revenues due to coronavirus for which funds can be used, clarified terms and further changed the calculations period for use of PRF monies.

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris partner Neville Bilimoria, please visit the McKnight’s Long-Term Care News website.

OSHA Expands Requirements for Employers to Record Cases of Coronavirus

he Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued updated guidance on the requirement for certain employers to record cases of COVID-19 that will become effective on May 26, 2020. All employers who are required to keep OSHA injury and illness logs—not just healthcare employers, corrections facilities and emergency-response providers—must now determine whether employees’ confirmed COVID-19 cases are reportable.

To read the full text of this Duane Morris Alert, please visit the firm website.

Corporate Governance & Reporting Issues in the UK During COVID-19 Crisis

The UK government and by extension the financial regulators have taken steps to show that they are cognisant of the fact that there will be a clear impact on  UK companies’ ability to display the ‘normal’ forms of corporate governance and reporting in light of the COVID-19 disruption. While there is no suggestion that this period will be viewed as some kind of amnesty for poorly-governed businesses or for inappropriate reporting, the notion that there may be some flexibility in what is expected is beginning to filter through to company boards.

To read the full text of this article by Duane Morris attorney Thomas Rainey, please visit the Duane Morris London Blog.

The FRA Provides Guidance on Best Practices and Reporting Cases of COVID-19 Among Railroad Employees

By Sharon L. Caffrey, Jeffrey S. Pollack and Matthew Decker

The Federal Railroad Administration (the “FRA”) has recently issued regulatory guidance regarding safety precautions related to COVID-19 and whether employee illnesses must be reported under 49 C.F.R. Part 225.  Continue reading “The FRA Provides Guidance on Best Practices and Reporting Cases of COVID-19 Among Railroad Employees”

CPSC Product Safety Obligations Remain in Place During COVID-19; Some Recall Remedies Likely Delayed

With manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of consumer products facing significant issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has made clear in announcements that its mandatory safety reporting requirements remain strictly in place.

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