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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! The Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance implementing the Presidential Memorandum issued on Aug. 8, 2020, allowing employers to defer withholding and payment of the employee’s portion of the Social Security tax if the employee’s wages are below a certain amount. Notice 2020-65, posted today on IRS.gov, makes relief […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools. This guidance explains eligibility for paid leave relative to the varied formats […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On August 24th, 2020 the CDC updated their guidance on when it may or may not be necessary or even recommended to test for COVID-19.  The body of this post is taken directly from the CDC and provides a summary of considerations and current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! With telework arrangements expanding in response to the coronavirus pandemic, today the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) 2020-5 to clarify an employer’s obligation to track the number of hours of compensable work by employees who are teleworking or otherwise working away from premises […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced another extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! States are updating their face covering requirements and suggested practices regularly. Here is a chart of testing requirements by state as of August 6th, 2020. Read on…

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