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As you know, COVID-19 vaccines have become more available and employees are slowly starting to return to the office.  As a result, employment-based programs mandating, or incentivizing, employee vaccinations will become more of the norm. This post will discuss how an employer might create a voluntary workplace vaccination using rewards to encourage employee participation, and […]

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Below are answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination. CDC also has information for busting common vaccine myths available in facts about COVID-19 vaccines. Get answers to other frequently asked questions about: Healthcare professional questions and answers Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS) Preparing for COVID-19 vaccination at long-term care facilities V-safe after vaccination health checker […]

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Since the Inauguration, the Biden administration has quickly got to work. With that said, it is a great time for retailers to pay attention to the labor and employment issues that will most likely take prominence in 2021. In no order, this article will discuss the 5 issues that will most likely keep retail employers […]

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In March 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provided Americans with new and expanded unemployment insurance (UI) benefits if they’re out of work for reasons related to the pandemic. These benefits were recently updated and extended when the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (Continued […]

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Employers may allow participants to carry over unused amounts The Internal Revenue Service today provided greater flexibility, due to the pandemic, to employee benefit plans offering health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) or dependent care assistance programs. Under the COVID-related Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, these plans now have additional discretion in […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The DOL has made it official! Penalties for violations of employment law posting requirements have increased for 2021. Effective January 16th, 2021 the new maximum penalty/fine amounts are: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): $178                  29 CFR 825.300(a) Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On February 11th, the CDC issued some new guidance regarding exposure to COVID-19. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The CDC has issued some new guidance regarding vaccinations and individuals who get vaccinated. These updates will affect your workplace. Read on…

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President Joe Biden has announced California Labor Secretary Julie Su for his nominee to serve in the number 2 position at the U.S. Labor Department.  A crucial position for a Department that President Biden has tasked with helping to repair the economy from the pandemic’s devastation while ensuring Americans can safely return to worksites.   […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. Read on…

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