April Mason author’s article for QSR magazine
April Mason wrote an article for QSR Magazine, which was published on QSRmagazine.com on July 21, 2021, discussing the opportunities and challenges of franchising in the hospitality industry as we look forward to a post-pandemic world.
April is based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Summary of the proposed changes to the Federal Tax Act 2021
This article from Colombia-based partner Erik Doerring sums up some of the key changes President Biden has proposed to federal tax laws.
Emily Mack discusses employers’ vaccination guidelines in SHRM
Emily Mack was quoted in an August 2, 2021 article published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) that discussed employers’ vaccination guidelines. As employers face new challenges in managing a safe operation with the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, Mack shared considerations about employees who choose not to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons and opting for an exemption or accommodation from a mandatory vaccination policy apply for.
Emily is a partner in the company’s Nashville, TN office.
The U.S. Department of State is extending the validity of exceptions of national interest to regional COVID-19 travel restrictions
On July 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of State updated its National Interest Exception (NIE) policy. In the future, NIEs will apply to the regional travel restrictions for twelve months and for multiple entries, provided they are used for the originally approved purpose. The updated guidelines are a welcome change for foreign workers who regularly travel to restricted countries.
This article was written by Jon Eggert, a partner in the company’s Hilton Head Island, SC office.
Immigration Insights: Episode 5
In episode five, host Melissa Azallion Kenny talks about travel considerations, particularly for international employees who may need to return to the United States to resume work.
Melissa is a partner in the company’s Hilton Head Island, SC office.[View source.]