CARES Act

The CARES Act, which was passed on Friday March 27, 2020, and signed into law over the weekend, expands the economic relief options available to small businesses and employers. Highlights of the new Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”) and updates to the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (“EIDL”) are summarized below. CARES Act

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SBA Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Small businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states who have experienced a “substantial economic injury” from the COVID19 shutdowns can now apply for an SBA Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan (“EIDL”). Guidance from the SBA is ongoing and likely to evolve, so please contact your local SBA representative or your contact at Crowley Fleck…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Employers are required to post this information for employees to review.…

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New Coronavirus Law Temporarily Overhauls Federal Employment Law

Employers should be advised Congress has passed the first major legislation responding to the evolving novel coronavirus COVID-19 (“COVID-19”) pandemic.  Please see the link below to Crowley Fleck's Employment Law Practice Group's newsletter. New Coronavirus Law Temporarily Overhauls Federal Employment Law

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Crowley Fleck, PLLP’s approach to addressing COVID-19

Crowley Fleck is actively monitoring the impact of COVID-19 in our communities, together with our ongoing commitment to continue to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients during these unprecedented times. Crowley Fleck’s primary focus during this time is to prioritize the health and safety of all members of the firm, our clients,…

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SECURE Act: An Employer’s Guide

Crowley Fleck’s employee benefits attorneys developed a summary of the SECURE Act, which makes sweeping changes to retirement plans and IRAs. Employers can use THE SKIM section of the summary table in order to focus their attention on the types of plans they have and the possible employer actions that should be considered. This summary additionally…

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Pro Bono Newsletter – Winter 2020

Crowley Fleck’s Pro Bono Practice Group has released its latest newsletter titled, ‘Pro Bono Newsletter - Winter 2020′. Please contact one of our Pro Bono attorneys should you have any questions regarding this newsletter. Winter 2020 Newsletter  

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New Partners

Crowley Fleck is pleased to announce the following new Partners in the firm: Mistee Elliott - Sheridan, Wyoming Jeffrey Kuchel - Missoula, Montana Adrienne Maxwell - Missoula, Montana Kayleigh Morine - Helena, Montana William (Mac) Morris - Bozeman, Montana Charlie Smith - Butte, Montana Bradley Sweat - Casper, Wyoming Congratulations!

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Pro Bono Work That Supports Your Community

Morgan Dake, an associate in our Billings office and a member of the Pro Bono Practice Group, wrote the following article 'Pro Bono Work That Supports Your Community' that was published in the ABA's Young Lawyer Division magazine, TYL.  Read the full article below.  If you have any questions, please contact our Pro Bono Practice…

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WOGCC Adopts Final APD Rule

Crowley Fleck’s Oil and Gas Practice Group has released its latest newsletter titled, ‘WOGCC Adopts Final APD Rule'. Please contact one of our attorneys should you have any questions regarding this newsletter. WOGCC Adopts Final APD Rule

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