ERTC Ends Early

This week, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (a/k/a the bipartisan infrastructure bill). One of the provision terminates the employee retention credit ...
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NY COVID Leave Can Be Used for Booster

Earlier this year NY passed a law requiring employers to provide employees with up to four hours of paid time off to receive the COVID-19 ...
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Legal Alert – Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

This morning, the White House announced that OSHA is issuing a COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that applies to employers with 100 ...
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AR’s End-Around to Biden Mandate

New Arkansas legislation specifically allows employees to opt out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements besides the medical or religious exemptions allowed by federal law. Rather than ...
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CA To Ban Confidentiality in Employment Settlements

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that broadly prohibits nondisclosure clauses in settlement agreements involving workplace harassment or discrimination on any protected bases, not ...
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Vaccine Incentive Guidance

On October 4, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of the Treasury jointly issued FAQs ...
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EEOC Fully Awake

I saw more lawsuits filed by the EEOC in the past few weeks then I have seen in a long time. The lawsuits include COVID-related ...
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Changes to MEWA Rules that Impact PEOs

On September 14, the DOL, IRS, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation issued a “Notice of proposed forms revision” and DOL issued a proposed rule relating ...
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$15 Minimum Wage Rate Will Apply to New Federal Contracts

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a notice on Sept. 16 explaining new minimum wage rates for employees who perform work on or connected ...
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Long-haulers May Have ADA Protection

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated a technical assistance document to recognize that those suffering COVID-19 symptoms for long periods of time might have ...
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