Minimum Wage Increases – January 1, 2020


The following states have announced new minimum wage rates for 2020, with an effective date of January 1, 2020, unless stated otherwise: Alaska: $10.19. Connecticut: $12 as of September 1, 2020. District of Columbia: $15 as of July 1, 2020. Oregon: $12 as of July 1, 2020.

2020 Year-End Compliance Review Webinar


2020 has left a lasting affect on the United States, and the world. AccuSource recently hosted a webinar to highlight recent legislation and regulations that continue to shape compliance in employment screening.


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4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020


A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. New HR Compliance Changes for 2020. New I-9 Form for 2020. On January 31, 2020, the U.S. 31, 2020. New 2020 Form W-4.

Was Data Privacy Written in the Stars for 2020?

Ultimate Software

If you believe in horoscopes , the year 2020 was predicted to be “quite challenging, especially health-wise, but also financially, with obstacles, impediments, and unpredictable situations, which will mainly occur during the first half of the year.”. Compliance data compliance data privacy

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Confidently Address the Unique Compliance Challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly transformed how people interact, transact, and do business. Download Gallagher’s COVID-19 Compliance Guidebook for important considerations and legal compliance issues surrounding employer-provided benefits during this global pandemic.

How Compliance Technology Helps Employees, Compliance Managers, and the Board

360 factors

Compliance management technology is not just a tool that helps the compliance team within the bank – the technology helps the whole organization in different ways and ensures that compliance continuously improves. Compliance is the responsibility of everyone within the bank.

Background Check Compliance: 2020’s Year In Review

Sterling Check

Compliance is always a top consideration for an effective background check program. That’s not to say, however, that there haven’t been some important developments in compliance for 2020. FCRA Compliance. That case was followed in May 2020 by Walker v.

How Compliance Technology Helps Uphold Core SOX Compliance Principles

360 factors

Much has been written about SOX compliance and there are many dedicated SOX compliance management tools that businesses can use. What is often overlooked in this conversation is how the goals of SOX compliance and compliance technology overlap.

A Look Back at 2020 U.S. Compliance


While news of the COVID-19 pandemic and related legislation dominated headlines in 2020, lawmakers and regulators in the U.S. The post A Look Back at 2020 U.S. Compliance appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight

Federal Contract Compliance Manual Updates for 2020

Berkshire Associates

The agency recently updated its Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM). This manual provides guidance to OFCCP's compliance officers for conducting compliance evaluations and complaint investigations. It is also available to federal contractors to offer compliance assistance.

Federal FMLA Compliance: A Step-by-Step Guide

The federal FMLA requires employers to provide job-protected, unpaid leave for qualifying reasons. While complying with the requirements can be challenging, it is essential to avoid penalties. This guide outlines a step-wise approach to getting it right.

How Compliance is Changing in 2020

Berkshire Associates

Compensation Compliance OFCCPOne of the world’s most recognizable companies is potentially facing a class-action lawsuit. Several women employed by The Walt Disney Co. are pursuing a claim that the company has violated California’s Fair Pay Act.

IRS: Final 2020 ACA Compliance Forms Now Available | BerniePortal


The IRS recently issued final versions of the 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms, which include 1094-C and 1095-C. What should employers know about this important component of healthcare compliance reporting? Healthcare HR

OFCCP Seeks Comments on Proposed Compliance Evaluation Procedure Rule


The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is seeking feedback on a proposed rule that will make clear the agency’s procedures during compliance evaluations. The proposed rule is not the only announcement made by OFCCP little more than a week into 2020.

Survey: Employers & Employees Share 2020 Compliance Trepidation


It’s no secret that compliance and labor law issues aren’t among the favorite topics for business owners—but they are among the most important. Since we’re in the business of making work easier, we’d like to be that solid source to help make compliance easier as well.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

The Importance of Enabling Streamlined Compliance Monitoring and Testing

360 factors

Compliance monitoring and testing enables organizations to detect potential issues and vulnerabilities in the risk and compliance management framework of the organization. A look at the workflow shines a light on how difficult the process can become for risk and compliance teams.

The 2020 Compliance Updates Impacting Your Mid-Sized Business

Namely - Talent

ComplianceFrom an influx of gig workers to an increase in pro-employee legislature, employers have to keep up with the growing demands of the ever-changing work landscape.

How Technology Increases the Speed of Compliance Workflows

360 factors

It can be challenging to quantify the extent of improvements a business will observe when implementing compliance technology. A core reason so many experienced people have this view is due to their own experience with compliance management. Compliance Timelines.

2020 HR Compliance Deadlines: 8 Key Dates for HR


Full list of HR 2020 Deadlines. As 2020 begins, most HR departments are focusing on getting — and staying — organized, and keeping up with the many dates and deadlines required to keep their businesses compliant. Use these dates to get started: HR compliance

Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Form I-9 Compliance

HR Counselor's Corner

To view more frequently asked questions about how to stay within I-9 compliance, click here. The post Form I-9 Compliance appeared first on East Coast Risk Management. By The HR Team, East Coast Risk Management.

5 Benefits Compliance Changes in 2020

Corporate Synergies

Employers Beware: Healthcare Regulatory Changes Will Impact Health Benefits in 2020. The post 5 Benefits Compliance Changes in 2020 appeared first on Corporate Synergies. Benefits Employee Benefits Compliance Compliance Infographic

The OFCCP’s Federal Contract Compliance Manual: Update 2020

Berkshire Associates

As per the continued efforts towards transparency of Director Craig Leen’s tenure, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has produced an updated version of the Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM).

Compliance Management and the Concept of Wu Wei

360 factors

What Wu Wei Means for Financial Compliance. Banks and other financial organizations are often seeking to improve compliance management processes. Lapses in compliance management can result in monetary and reputational losses for banks. Compliance Infrastructure Upgrades.

FLSA Deconstructed: Step-by-Step Compliance

With the DOL's final overtime rule effective January 1, 2020, employers should review both existing FLSA rules and the new requirements and implement any necessary changes to comply. Read this white paper for five things every employer needs to know.

New Overtime Rule Compliance Strategies


It’s after January 1, 2020; do you have any “exempt” employees making less than $35,568 per year? Overtime Compliance Strategy #1: Keep existing pay amount, track hours and pay overtime. Overtime Compliance Strategy #2: Reduce current salary amount, track hours, and pay overtime.

Background Check FCRA Compliance for Employers

Accurate Background

One important thing to look for when using a professional background screening company is expertise with compliance. What are Employer Compliance Responsibilities? Professional background screening companies like Accurate have an important role to play in FCRA compliance.

Employer Penalties Increase for Federal Law Violations


15, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its 2020 inflation-adjusted civil monetary penalties that may be assessed on employers for violations of a wide range of federal laws, including: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). What are the 2020 FLSA civil penalties?

Improve your labor law compliance for 2020


Use these resources to help make sure you're up-to-date on posters and record-keeping compliance! This law assures safe and healthy working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and compliance assistance.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

5 Tips for Maintaining Remote Worker Posting Compliance

TalentCulture - Recruiting

A BLS survey (June 2020) found 31 percent of workers were teleworking or working from home. The post 5 Tips for Maintaining Remote Worker Posting Compliance appeared first on TalentCulture. The pivot toward remote work happened suddenly for many.

How Compliance Teams Can Add Value for Financial Organizations in 2021

360 factors

As 2020 ends financial organizations are assessing their compliance management frameworks. This is an exciting new era for compliance management in the financial sector. Improving the Compliance Cost Equation. Ensuring Compliance as the Economy Reopens.

Top 3 COVID-19 Benefits Compliance Considerations

Corporate Synergies

Make sure you – and your employees – understand these top COVID-19 benefits compliance considerations. The post Top 3 COVID-19 Benefits Compliance Considerations appeared first on Corporate Synergies. The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced waves of new regulation.

Our Take: Voter Engagement, the 2020 Election and Healthcare

Corporate Synergies

Early voting in the 2020 election has shattered records, setting a historic pace for voter turnout by the time polls close on. The post Our Take: Voter Engagement, the 2020 Election and Healthcare appeared first on Corporate Synergies.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!