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OSHA on Vaccines and Testing: Employers with 100 or more Employees

Thu November 4, 2021 Business

The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its emergency temporary standard (ETS) on November 4, 2021, addressing COVID-19 vaccinations and testing for larger employers to counter the spread of the coronavirus. The ETS covers any private employer with 100 or more employees. Part-time, full-time, and remote employees are […]

Federal Employment Law Update for Early 2021

Thu May 6, 2021 Business

While there have been many changes and proposed changes to federal employment laws in the first five months of 2021, here are six which all business owners should know.     DOL withdraws Trump-era rule that made it easier to classify gig economy workers as independent contractors instead of employees. On […]

New FFCRA Extension and Expansion Goes Into Effect

Tue April 6, 2021 Business

The mandatory paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expired on December 31, 2020 and was previously extended through March 31, 2021 for those employers who voluntarily chose to provide paid leave benefits to their employees for reasons related to COVID-19. The cost of all qualifying […]