On Friday, March 22, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., BCGL will host a webinar titled “Getting Back to Work: Employment Issues in the Yellow Phase.”  Theresa Mongiovi, Chair of BCGL’s Employment & Labor Law Department, and Angela Sanders, will discuss new requirements governing employers including state and federal worker safety requirements, interplay of the Paycheck Protection Program […] READ MORE

  On May 12, our own Bob Pontz, along with a panel of legal practitioners from a variety of law firms, conducted a webinar titled, “Navigating Uncertain Finances: Non-Bankruptcy and Pre-Bankruptcy Alternatives for Small Businesses”. The panelists provided insight and advice for the business community regarding the world of bankruptcy, insolvency and debt compromises.   […] READ MORE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ISSUES NEW ORDER DIRECTING PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY MEASURES FOR BUSINESSES PERMITTED TO MAINTAIN IN-PERSON OPERATIONS On April 15, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a Public Health Order directing safety measures by businesses that are permitted to maintain in-person operations under the Governor’s Closure Order.  Compliance will be enforced beginning Sunday, […] READ MORE

On Friday, March 27th, the President signed the much anticipated $2 Trillion COVID-19 stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law. Although the CARES Act is vast in scope, of immediate importance to small business owners, sole proprietors, independent contractors and charitable organizations are the availability of forgivable loans […] READ MORE