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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced guidance for employers with certain federal contracts regarding paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). The guidance provides compliance assistance to employers with service contracts with the federal government covered […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! In a decision issued today in General Motors LLC, 14-CA-197985 369 NLRB No. 127 (2020), the National Labor Relations Board modified the standard for determining whether employees have been lawfully disciplined or discharged after making abusive or offensive statements—including profane, racist, and sexually unacceptable remarks—in the course of activity otherwise protected under […]

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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! The U.S. Department of Labor will host four webinars in June and July to discuss how the Department is helping workers and employers by reducing regulatory burdens and making it easier to understand and comply with the law. The webinars will also provide an opportunity for workers, employers, and state and local […]

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