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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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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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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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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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Hey Compliance Warriors! Over the weekend, President Trump announced he was postponing payroll taxes through the end of the year, extending the unemployment supplement at the rate of $400 a week, helping people stave off eviction, and waiving student loan payments through the end of 2020. The details are not as simple as they might […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On August 7th, 2020, the CDC issued updated guidance on wearing masks, masks with the exhalation valve or vent, and face shields. Read on…

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On Monday, August 3, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated several employer friendly provisions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) “Final Rule” regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“the Act” or “FFCRA”). In the decision, the Court addresses four provisions of the Final Rule: (1) the […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Not long after the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the FFCRA regulations, the state of New York filed a lawsuit challenging some of the provisions.  Yesterday, August 3rd, 2020, the federal district court in New York struck down four provisions in the regulations.  Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! This weeks podcast is on the topic of working from home. It’s becoming a practical option as the threat of COVID continues through the workplace and beyond. Working from home involves quite a bit of mental discipline, however, and we’ll get into the pros and cons of the subject. Below is also […]

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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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