The attorneys at Crowe & Dunlevy are committed to monitoring the rapidly evolving legal and policy developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Resource Center serves as a guide to assist businesses and individuals affected during this unprecedented time.

Recent Developments

January 18, 2022 – CMS Revises Compliance Deadlines in Wake of U.S. Supreme Court Decision

January 13, 2022 – U.S. Supreme Court Speaks: OSHA Vax-or-Test Requirements Dead on Arrival, but CMS Vaccine Mandate Lives Nationwide

January 9, 2022 – Legal Arguments about Vaccine Mandate More about Who Made the Rule than the Rule Itself

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

COVID-Related Leave Provisions – What Employers Need to Know

Voluntary FFCRA Leaves Extended and Expanded

FFCRA Remains an Option, but Not a Requirement for 2021

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Revised FFCRA Regulations

FFCRA & CARES Act: COVID-19 & Employee Benefit Plans

U.S. DOL Issues New Guidance on Emergency Paid Leave and When Employees Must Use Existing Leave Policy

FFCRA Virtual Panel Part II and Need-to-Know Regulatory Guidance

U.S. DOL Releases Updated FFCRA Q&A (Again); Provides Further Clarification for Employers

U.S. DOL Issues Updated Q&A Regarding FFCRA

U.S. DOL Rolls Out FFCRA Posters and the OESC Makes Important Unemployment Changes

U.S. DOL Announces April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act—It’s Now the Law. What Does that Mean for Your Workplace?

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

IRS Offers Guidance on PPP Loan Expenses

Bankruptcy’s Effect on PPP Loan Eligibility Unclear

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

FFCRA & CARES Act: COVID-19 & Employee Benefit Plans

U.S. Treasury Department Issues SBA Lending Guidelines

Turbulent Times May Call for Bankruptcy Considerations

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020: Relief for Small Businesses

Bankruptcy Code Provisions Expanded Under CARES Act

Who CARES? Every Small and Mid-Sized Business Should!

Regional Information for Employers

Vaccine Mandate Goes to Supreme Court Next Week

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on OSHA ETS Vaccine Mandate on Jan. 7, 2022

Sixth Circuit Lifts Stay on OSHA ETS; New Deadlines, Legal Lifeline Issued for Private Employers

Employer Vaccine Mandates Faltering in Courts

Georgia Court Imposes Nationwide Halt of the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

OSHA Issues Long-Awaited COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Rules for Private Employers

OSHA Citations for COVID-19 Workplace Safety Infractions on the Rise

To Mask or Not to Mask; 2 Camps in Tulsa, U.S., But What’s the Law Say?

Questions Loom Over Mandatory Vaccinations

Updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance for Employers

Working from Home Leads to Changes in Job Policy Manuals

OSHA Fines for COVID-19

A COVID Vaccine is Coming, which Raises the Question: Can Employers Mandate Immunizations for Employees before Returning to Work?

Tackling Unanswered COVID-19 Questions

Be Meticulous in Layoff Process

Bill Establishing COVID-19 Liability Immunity Signed by Oklahoma Governor Stitt

New from OSHA: Inspections, Recording and Industry-Specific Guidance

EEOC Gives Green Light to Employers to Conduct COVID-19 Employee Testing

Is it Time for Your Employees to Return to Business as Usual? Government Authorities Agree Not Quite Yet.

Guidance Issued for COVID-19 Related OSHA Form 300 Reporting

OSHA Guidance on Respiratory Protection

Employers Should Address Important Teleworking Issues

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Employers Can Lessen the Sting of Layoffs with these Best Practices

Executive Order Important for Essential and Nonessential Businesses

What Oklahoma Businesses Need to Know About the Safer at Home Executive Order

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: During Pandemic, Taking Workers’ Temperatures May Be OK

OKC Mayor Urges Private Sector to Act

What Employers Should Know About Workplace Safety Amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak

I Own a Business, How do I Protect it from Coronavirus?


Court Halts Enforcement of CMS Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Facilities

CMS Issues Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Regulations for Healthcare Facilities

Tort Immunity Extended for Oklahoma Healthcare Providers

Stark Law Restrictions Loosened to Assist with COVID-19 Pandemic

Gavel to Gavel: Telehealth Expanded in Battle Against COVID-19

Telehealth Options Expanded to Curb Spread of COVID-19