1. U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Its Impact on Your Business

    On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from making adverse employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. While the decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia represents a significant reint…Read More

  2. Workplace Guidelines for COVID-19 Reopening

    The COVID-19 pandemic presents a wide variety of challenges for Illinois employers, businesses, non-profits, and public-facing service providers of all types. At the same time, rapid changes in the current situation (including an increase in knowledge as we learn more about the disease) will necessi…Read More

  3. Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

    On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (the “Act”) became law. The Act provides recipients of loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) with more flexibility in how and when they spend their loan proceeds, while remaining eligible for forgiveness of a po…Read More

  4. Paycheck Protection Program $2 Million Threshold

    The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued further guidance on May 13, 2020 regarding how it will evaluate borrowers’ good-faith certification concerning the necessity of their loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). In short, the SBA has stated that if the total amoun…Read More

  5. Webber & Thies Is Open

    During the extraordinary times following from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the lawyers and staff of Webber & Thies, P.C. want our clients and friends to know that we remain open and available to meet the wide-range of client legal needs. Of course, we all care most about the health and safe…Read More

  6. Shareholder John Thies Represents ISBA at ABA Midyear Meeting

    Shareholder John Thies represented the Illinois State Bar Association at the American Bar Association House of Delegates during the ABA Midyear Meeting, which was held February 12-17 in Austin, Texas. In the picture above from left to right are delegates Thies (past ISBA president), ISBA President-E…Read More