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You cannot be audit proof, but you can Be Audit-Secure!

Earlier this year (as you know), thousands of businesses were forced to shut down after mandatory lockdowns were imposed across the county. Expectedly, many of those businesses carried insurance – namely, business interruption insurance. After the lockdowns began, those businesses began submitting claims to their insurance providers for compensation to account for the income that […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule offering clarity to determine whether a worker is an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or an independent contractor.

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Hey Compliance Warrior! I wanted to share a great article on a challenge you may be facing currently, that of doing performance reviews for remote workers. Many of us will continue with this predicament for quite a while, so Read On to find some help on how to manage… Article Via: HRDive.com “A return to […]

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Hey Compliance Warrior! We’re deep into the COVID-19 way of life, and so many things have changed. A big one being the opportunity for many employees to work remotely. This article goes into the ways companies are trying to accommodate this because of it’s many benefits during the pandemic. Read on… Article Via: HRDive.com “As […]

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On September 8, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released updated guidance stating that businesses will not be required to automatically allow remote work as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as the threat of COVID-19 dissipates. You may see the guidance here: https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws. This guidance applies to those employers covered […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19. Read on…

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As the breadwinning father of two, I needed a job. Our family had just moved across the country and were looking for a new home. After going on several job postings sites, I’d found one company that posted multiple times for a sales position. Each posting was slightly different. The educational requirements were off a […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Read on…

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On September 2, 2020 the Fifty Circuit Court of Appeals released its opinion in D2 Excavating v. Thompson Thrift Constr., No. 19-40745 (Sept. 2, 2020). There, D2, an excavation company who was subcontracted to remove some dirt, ended up removing a lot more dirt from a construction site than originally anticipated. The resulting lawsuit over […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (WYSK),” which incorporates information from other agency resources and modifies two existing Q&As in order to create a user-friendly comprehensive guide that addresses common […]

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