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Employment Law Blogs

Hey Compliance Warriors! In this update, USCIS is providing examples of how DHS recommends you notate Form I-9 when remotely inspecting employment authorization and identity documents and then subsequently performing the required physical inspection once normal operations resume. Employers and workplaces that are operating remotely may follow the DHS news release that announced flexibility in […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! With school and summer activity schedules greatly altered as America continues to reopen in the wake of the coronavirus, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued two Field Assistance Bulletins (FABs) today to clarify issues relevant to the pandemic’s effects on employees and the workplace. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor today announced five new opinion letters that provide compliance assistance related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and how to properly classify overtime-exempt employees in specific situations. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! In the HR world, we’re constantly looking at changes and waves being made by abundant court cases swaying how we handle things. This article contains a number of ongoing cases in Califonia that have the ability to change how we handle certain situations in the HR world. Read on… Article Via: jdsupra.com […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor today launched an interactive online tool to help workers determine if they qualify for paid sick leave or extended family and medical leave to cover time away from work for reasons related to the coronavirus. Read On… The tool guides workers through a series of questions to […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Recently, because of social distancing measures, the IRS has allowed remote notorizing of participant elections that would otherwise need to be done in person. Obviously there are rules and guidelines to follow when attempting this course of action, so for the details, Read On… Article Via: beneficiallyyours.com Many plans prohibit distributions in […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today we’ve got more guidance for you as far as reopening your business and having employees coming back to work. Things are always changing and improving in regards to COVID guidelines, so we’ll continue to add more ideas to help you stay safe. Read on… Article Via: jdsupra.com Businesses are gradually starting […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! New Jersey is cracking down on misclassification of employees with several laws bring put forth to clarify the definition of being an independent contractor vs an employee. For the legal details, Read On… Article Via: seyfarth.com “As part of a package of six laws pertaining to independent contractor misclassification, New Jersey passed […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Recently we had an article featuring a court case that questioned if private religious schools needed to adhere to normal hiring practices that other businesses and institutions were required to. The current discussion continues that trend and more news will follow as these cases unfold. Read on… Article Via: law.com “This term […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! For several years, the city of Austin, Texas has been trying to pass a paid sick leave ordinance for the city. The ordinance continues to be shuffled through the Supreme Court even now. For the current state of affairs, Read On… Article Via: seyfarth.com The Austin PSL Ordinance was scheduled to go into […]

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