CAPLAW News Alerts

CAPLAW’s news alerts contain breaking news on the legal and financial topics important to the Community Action network.

November 27, 2023
OHS Proposes Revisions to HSPPS

October 12, 2023
OMB Proposed Revisions to the Uniform Guidance

September 13, 2023
Topic: Update on Possible Federal Government Shutdown

September 8, 2023
Topic: DOL Proposing to Increase Salary Level for FLSA Overtime Exemption

April 4, 2023
Head Start Vaccine Mandate Vacated Nationwide

January 10, 2023
Head Start Removes Masking Mandate, but Vaccine Requirement Remains (for Now)

August 12, 2022
OCS Issues Guidance on Spending Regular and CARES CSBG Funds

June 14, 2022
I-9 Flexibility Extended; Changes to the Form Forthcoming

May 11, 2022
OHS Clarifies Term of Head Start Prior Approval Waivers

March 1, 2022
OHS Pauses Monitoring on Head Start Mask Mandate

February 16, 2022
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: Final Rule Clarifies and Provides Flexibilities

January 13, 2022
Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Mandate; Allows CMS Mandate to Take Effect

January 3, 2022
Head Start Vaccine and Mask Requirements Blocked in 25 States

December 22, 2021
OSHA Mandate NOW in Effect, Compliance Deadlines Extended

November 29, 2021
Topic: Head Start Issues Vaccine Rule; Masking Required Immediately

November 23, 2021
More Details on the Head Start Vaccination Requirements

September 10, 2021
Topic: Game Changer: Highlights of the President’s New Pandemic Strategy

August 27, 2021
Topic: Supreme Court Settles Eviction Moratorium Dispute: Evictions May Resume

August 18, 2021
Topic: Stepping Back to Move Forward: Updated OSHA COVID-19 Guidance Responds to CDC Recommendations

August 4, 2021
Topic: CDC Issues Limited Eviction Moratorium Through October 3

July 30, 2021
Topic: Return of the Masks: CDC Response to the Delta Variant

June 21, 2021
Topic: OSHA Issues Long-Awaited COVID-19 Guidance for Employers

June 3, 2021
Topic: EEOC Issues Updated Workplace Vaccination Guidance

May 25, 2021
Topic: OHS Instructs Programs to Expect New Normalcy

May 20, 2021
Topic: OSHA Recognizes New CDC Vaccination Guidance

May 14, 2021
Topic: New CDC Vaccination Guidelines – Implications for CAAs

April 30, 2021
Topic: Executive Order Increases Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors (not Grantees)

March 16, 2021
Topic: The American Rescue Plan Act: Highlights for the Community Action Network

February 22, 2021
Topic: OSHA Issues Updated Guidance for COVID-19 in the Workplace

October 2, 2020
Topic: Office of Head Start Limits Wage and Benefit Flexibility

September 29, 2020
Topic: Executive Order Limits Diversity and Inclusion Trainings by Federal Contractors

September 15, 2020
Topic: DOL Issues Revised Rule on FFCRA Leave in Response to Court Ruling

September 10, 2020
Topic: CDC Issues Nationwide Residential Eviction Moratorium

August 31, 2020
Topic: UPDATE: Treasury Department Issues Employee Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

August 26, 2020
Topic: Executive Order Defers Employee Payroll Taxes – Or Does It?

August 17, 2020
Topic: Final Uniform Guidance Revisions Issued

August 12, 2020
Topic: Federal Court Strikes Down Certain FFCRA Leave Rules

July 17, 2020
Topic: OCS Issues Guidance on Role of States and CAAs with respect to CARES Funding

June 5, 2020
Topic: PPP Amendment Expands Loan Forgiveness Options

May 29, 2020
Topic: PPP Guidance on Loan Forgiveness and SBA Review Process

May 28, 2020
Topic: Office of Head Start Issues Further Guidance on COVID-19 Response and Reopening

May 14, 2020
Topic: PPP Loans Under $2 Million Qualify for Safe Harbor

May 1, 2020
Topic: SBA Guidance on Economic Necessity for PPP Loans

April 23, 2020
Topic: Funding for PPP and EIDL Replenished

April 14, 2020
Topic: Key Points in OCS IM #157: Guidance for COVID-19 Response

April 3, 2020
Topic: CAPLAW CARES Act Resources for Nonprofit CAAs

April 1, 2020
Topic: IRS Issues Guidance on Claiming Credit for Paid Leave

March 31, 2020
Topic: ACF Issues Guidance on Administrative Flexibilities

March 30, 2020
Topic: DOL Issues Additional Guidance on Paid Leave Requirements

March 27, 2020
Topic: CARES Act: Historic Supplemental Funding for Key Community Action Programs

March 25, 2020
Topic: DOL Guidance: Paid Sick and FMLA Leave Effective April 1; DOE COVID-19 Guidance for Weatherization

March 20, 2020
Topic: Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Response Act: What CAAs Need to Know

March 13, 2020
Topic: OCS and OHS Funding Source COVID-19 Updates

March 5, 2020
Topic: Managing Coronavirus Risks: What Should the Community Action Network Think About?

February 24, 2020
Topic: Supreme Court Lifts Public Charge Injunction in Illinois – Rule Now Effective Nationwide

January 31, 2020
Topic: USCIS Announces Public Charge Rule Implementation Date

January 30, 2020
Topic: OMB Proposes Revisions to the Uniform Guidance

January 28, 2020
Topic: Supreme Court Allows Public Charge Rule to Take Effect

December 23, 2019
Topic: Congress Repeals Tax on Nonprofit Parking and Transportation Benefits

December 3, 2019
Topic: Head Start Background Checks Further Delayed, Comments Requested

October 15, 2019
Topic: Federal Courts Issue Injunctions Blocking Public Charge Rule

September 24, 2019
Topic: DOL Announces Final Overtime Rule under the FLSA

August 12, 2019
Topic: DHS Issues Final Public Charge Rule

January 10, 2019
Topic: Update on Partial Federal Government Shutdown

October 1, 2018
Topic: Head Start Background Check and QRIS Requirements FURTHER DELAYED

January 18, 2018
Topic: Update on Possible Federal Government Shutdown

June 26, 2017
Topic: Quick Tips for Approaching WIOA Deadline

December 8, 2016
Topic: New Head Start Background Check Requirements DELAYED

November 23, 2016
Topic: Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks New FLSA Overtime Rule

September 2, 2016
Topic: HHS Issues Final Head Start Program Performance Standards