Reopening Western New York – A Four-Part Complimentary Webinar Series (Part 1)

May 28, 2020

By: Peter H. Wiltenburg and

In the first of a four-part series, we will discuss the intricacies and implications of Western New York’s phased approach to reopening, as well as the effect of reopening on the relief programs available under the CARES Act.

Bond attorneys Jay Organek and Peter Wiltenburg will focus on:

Practical Concerns for Employers When Reopening

  • An overview of the state’s reopening guidance
  • Considerations for employers in repopulating the workplace
  • Practical compliance issues facing employers, including health screening, contact tracing and addressing employee concerns

Freed Maxick Tax Directors Jeff Zawada and Mark Stebbins will discuss:

Employer Retention Credit

  • An overview of employer retention credit
  • What needs to be considered now that businesses are reopening
  • Visiting some key operation suspension dates in WNY and how it may impact your credit
  • Paycheck Protection Program 

An overview of loan forgiveness

  • Considerations for eligible payroll costs and wage reduction
  • Considerations for full-time equivalency ratios
  • Considerations for 75% payroll/25% non-payroll limits
  • Additional considerations and planning

Complimentary Webinar Series
Part 1 of 4

Thursday, May 28
Noon - 1 p.m.



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This webinar series will take place every other Thursday. Register for this complimentary series and you will receive a reminder for the next webinar in the series. Should you wish to unsubscribe, that option is readily available.

Session 2: June 11
Session 3: June 25
Session 4: July 9