Payroll & Tax Logistics for Remote Workers – Don’t Be Scared!

Isabelle TobeBlog, Compliance / Regulations, HR Management, HR Topics, Talent Management0 Comments

Nine months into the pandemic, around 42% percent of the American workforce was working from home full-time. (Upwork)  And, according to a Gartner survey, 47% of employers will allow employees to work from home full-time after the pandemic. For many, the benefits of eliminating rent costs and providing more flexibility for their employees is enticing enough to make the switch … Read More

Can Employers Require Employees to Get Vaccinated? 

Lesley BrunoBlog, Compliance / Regulations, Health Care, HR Management, HR Topics, Human Capital Management0 Comments

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and if you are a business owner or manager, you should begin to think about how you will approach the vaccine in your workplace.  In mid-December, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance to include what you may and may not do as an employer in terms of requiring or encouraging employees to … Read More

HR Planning for the New Year: Navigating Positive Cases, Quarantines, Mask Mandates, and Vaccine Roll-Outs

Isabelle TobeBlog, Compliance / Regulations, HR Management, HR Topics0 Comments

This year, HR pros around the globe have been running at full speed trying to keep up with the compounding challenges brought on by the pandemic. And, while “planning ahead” may seem impossible these days, we can offer some blueprints for navigating the current and potential COVID challenges we see coming our way in 2021. In preparation for the winter … Read More

Back-to-School: FAQs Regarding Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Isabelle TobeBlog, Compliance / Regulations, HR Management, HR Topics0 Comments

If you have employees who are parents or guardians of school-aged children, you’re probably facing an abundance of new questions now that the school year has begun. Here are some helpful answers to the top questions regarding leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): My employee’s child’s school is operating on an alternate day (or other hybrid-attendance) basis. The … Read More

DOL Adopts New Unpaid Intern Test

Andy LiguoriBlog, Compliance / Regulations0 Comments

Last Friday the Department of Labor (DOL) adopted a new test for unpaid interns. Employers should use this test—called the primary beneficiary test—when determining if a worker can be properly classified as an unpaid intern or if they need to be classified as an employee and paid minimum wage and overtime. The test adopted by the DOL has already been in … Read More