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Natural Disasters – How to Handle Employees

Natural Disasters – How to Handle Employees

What is the standard for paying an employee after a natural disaster? Below outlines the reduced quarantine options:  When the company closes due to inclement weather, non-exempt employees (those who are entitled to overtime) need to be paid only for actual...

DOL New Classifiction Regs

DOL New Classifiction Regs

DOL Finalizes New Worker Classification Regs The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule earlier this month on January 6, 2021, clarifying the standard for employee versus independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)....

Year-End Appropriations Legislation

Year-End Appropriations Legislation

Year-End Appropriations Legislation Includes Many Changes Impacting Group Health Benefit Plans At the end of 2020, Congress passed, and the former President signed a Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) that included many provisions impacting employer-sponsored group...

Employee Handbooks – Are Updates for 2021 Needed?

Employee Handbooks – Are Updates for 2021 Needed?

It is always a good idea to review your Employee Handbook annually to ensure policies and practices are aligned and remain applicable.  With the Covid-19 pandemic shifting many practices, employers are encouraged to consider a few key...

CDC Reduces Quarantine for Travel

CDC Reduces Quarantine for Travel

On December 2, 2020, the CDC announced new guidelines for domestic travel and revised its quarantine recommendations.  Below outlines the reduced quarantine options:  Under the new guidelines: ∙  If an individual has been exposed to the virus and...

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