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DOL Announces Final Rule on Tip Regulations

On Sept. 23, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that will amend Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations for tipped employees.  The final rule is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register today, Sept. 24, 2021, and is expected to...

CDC Guidelines and Fully Vaccinated Employees

What Employers need to know about CDC guidelines and Fully Vaccinated Employees On May 13, 2021, CDC announced that the mask mandate is lifted for fully vaccinated individuals in most non-healthcare settings (but makes clear this guidance does NOT supersede- federal,...

ARPA & the COBRA Subsidy – What We Know Today

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is aimed at providing COVID-19 relief and included significant impacts for employee benefits. One such benefit is the COBRA Subsidy for Assistance Eligible Individuals (AEIs). Though the DOL has released new Model COBRA Notices and...

SAAHU – HR Attorney Panel Discussion

Brokers and Human Resources, Does it Mix? WHEN Wednesday, April 21st 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM TICKETS $10.00 Member $15.00 Non-Member Panelist: Elizabeth Raggio, JD. Maricia Meyer, Dir of HR Services Alicia J Haff, JD. Why attend? 1-Hour CE - Panel Discussion with...

Recreational Cannabis Now Legal in Arizona

Recreational cannabis (a.k.a. marijuana) is now legal and available for sale in Arizona. The new law specifically states that employers may prohibit cannabis under their drug policies, which means you don’t need to let employees use cannabis at work, and you can still...

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