Connecticut Paid Family Leave, Coming in 2021

Patriot Software

Starting January 1, 2021, employers whose employees work in the state must begin handling Connecticut paid family leave contributions. The post Connecticut Paid Family Leave, Coming in 2021 appeared first on Payroll Tips, Training, and News.

Work Permits for Salvadoran TPS Beneficiaries Extended to 2021

SHRM Resources

Editor's Note: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Nov. 1 that in addition to El Salvador, employment authorization will be extended for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries from Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan.


OFCCP Extends TRICARE Until 2021

Berkshire Associates

The freeze has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021. On May 18 th , the Department of Labor issued a press announcement about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive. The Directive extends the enforcement moratorium related to Affirmative Action obligations of TRICARE providers for 2 years. The original extension was set to end in May 2019. The extension also applies to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program (VAHBP) providers. Affirmative Action


What Will HR Look Like in 2021?


HROS surveyed over 500 professionals from 36 different countries on their HR strategies and expectations looking ahead to 2021. Of those who didn’t have it already, 48 percent said they’d implement analytics software by 2021. HROS respondents predicted that recruiting would be less impactful to business goals by 2021, while they expected the impact of talent initiatives like learning and development to increase. What does the future hold for HR?

DOL’s FMLA Forms Now Sporting 2021 Expiration Date

HR Daily Advisor

The new forms, available on the DOL website , are identical to the old forms except they now carry an August 31, 2021, expiration date. The post DOL’s FMLA Forms Now Sporting 2021 Expiration Date appeared first on HR Daily Advisor. The U.S.

Top 5 Big Data Predictions by 2021

G2 Crowd

The world of big data is expected to reach an an astonishing 163 zettabytes, or 163 trillion gigabytes by 2025. Curious about how large one zettabyte is? It could store roughly 2 billion years worth of music. Technology

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A Look At The Role Of CHRO In 2021

HR C-Suite

Role of chief human resource officers is rapidly evolving. In the near future, they will be expected to drive organizational and business impact and be strategic thinking experts rather than administrative managers.


Tech Leaders Look To IoT, AI & Robotics To Fuel Growth Through 2021


30% of tech leaders globally predict blockchain will disrupt their businesses by 2021. 26% of global tech leaders say e-Commerce apps and platforms will be the most disruptive new business model in their countries by 2021. by 2021. by 2021.

Postcard from the Future: A CHRO in 2021


Imagine someone who leads a high-impact HR organization in the year 2021: The CHRO—or perhaps her title is Chief Employee Experience Officer or Chief People Officer—connects to an earnings call to help the CEO explain how new people programs drove the latest uptick in profitability. The post Postcard from the Future: A CHRO in 2021 appeared first on Workday Blog. We often talk about the future, but how often do we describe it?


OFCCP to Withdraw Authority Over TRICARE Employers

The OutSolve Blog

TRICARE providers continue to have a temporary moratorium on compliance reviews until May 7, 2021

Surprise, Surprise, Warren Buffett Was Right: Machine-Managed Investment Is A BetterBet

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Low-cost automated index funds are poised to overtake active asset management in the United States by 2021, disrupting a decades-old system. As a result, many professionals who advise clients on their investments will be made redundant, not able to justify the fees they charge

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Recessionary Resilience

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Two thirds of economists predict the US will enter a recession by 2021. As a business leader, there are some crucial areas to consider that will set you up for success during these leaner times


New Massachusetts Paid Leave Regulations Released


But while the program’s benefits won’t be available until 2021, the first employer requirements take effect this summer. Newly released paid leave regulations will soon make waves with Bay State residents and employers alike.


The State Of The LIBOR Transition: How Financial Services Firms Are Fairing

Forbes Leadership Strategy

With the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) set to be phased out at the end of 2021, financial services firms need to make sure they are prepared for the transition.

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H-1B Visa Lottery System Reversed

SHRM Resources

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that based on public feedback, it has decided to postpone the implementation of the electronic registration requirement until the fiscal year (FY) 2021 filing period, according to the final rule issued today.

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Harassment training deadline extended, and why it doesn’t matter

Civility Partners

You may have heard the news – California has extended its harassment prevention training deadline for employers with 5+ employees from January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2021.

EEOC to Ratchet Up Scrutiny of Gig Economy Employers

TLNT: The Business of HR

This week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for fiscal years 2017–2021, setting out its priorities and strategies for the near term.

Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified


Under the new law, all employees — supervisory and nonsupervisory — must be trained by January 1, 2021. SB 778 allows those employers who trained employees in 2018 to maintain their two-year cycle and still comply with the new January 1, 2021, deadline.

Reminder: New California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadlines


However, on August 30 of this year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 778 , which extends this training deadline from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2021. Your training deadline depends on when you last trained employees.

EEOC Updates Strategic Enforcement Plan

Berkshire Associates

In mid-October, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (also known as SEP) for Fiscal Year 2017 through 2021.

MAJOR wage and hour news in PA! Minimum wage going ??; Proposed salary-level test going ??, and more!

The Employer Handbook

effective January 1, 2021. effective July 1, 2021. Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay. Where do we even begin? Oh, right… The minimum wage is going up! The proposed overtime regulations are going down).

Plan for 2020 Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs)


Under the grace period option, an employee has two and a half months after the end of the plan year to incur eligible expenses — for example, with a plan year ending on December 31, 2020, an employee would have until March 15, 2021 to use funds.

Sonoma Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance


per hour on January 1, 2021 ($15 per hour for large employers and $14 per hour for small employers), and then by $1 each subsequent year until January 1, 2024, at which time the increase will be set according to the Pacific Region Consumer Price Index (CPI).

The ACA individual mandate isn’t dead, it’s moved to the states

Business Management Daily

The first returns are due in 2021. Beginning in 2021, employers must file returns showing their offers of group health insurance to employees.

Voluntary Benefits: More Employers Planning to Offer Student Loan Repayment and Financial Planning

HR Daily Advisor

According to the survey, 8% of employers currently offer student loan consolidation programs, which could increase to 34% by 2021. Similarly, 10% of employers offer student loan refinancing arrangements, which could increase to 35% by 2021.

2020 trends: More employers offering paid parental leave

HR Morning

New York plans to increase coverage to 12 weeks by 2021. Washington DC will offer 8 weeks of paid family leave and Washington state plans to offer 12 weeks of paid family leave, both starting in 2021. Massachusetts’ plan calls for up to 12 weeks for family leave beginning in 2021.

OFCCP Extends TRICARE Moratorium

DCI Consulting

This moratorium has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021; it will also now apply to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program providers. Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive extending the enforcement moratorium relating to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers for two years.


Leap year! How to handle 27 biweekly payrolls in 2020

Business Management Daily

1, 2021, is a holiday. 1 payday back into 2020, you’d still have 27 biweekly pay periods, this time in 2021. Employees paid biweekly are paid 26 times a year. Except when they’re not. And they’re not every 11 or 12 years, when there are 27 biweekly pay periods.

New FMLA forms now available

OmegaHR Solutions

These forms are now good until August 31, 2021. For those of you that use the government provided forms for FMLA designated leave, you may, or may not, have noticed that those forms expired on May 31, 2018. Those forms were temporarily extended.

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Pennsylvania, yes Pennsylvania, announces new overtime rules that are more generous than federal law

The Employer Handbook

1, 2021, followed by $47,892 in 2022, extending overtime eligibility to 370,000 workers and up to 460,000 in four years. L&I set the minimum salary threshold at $45,500, to be phased in over two years beginning in 2021. Image Credit:

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance


On January 15, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 for large employers and by 2021 for smaller employers. Employers with 25 or less employees will be required to pay their workers $15 per hour by July 1, 2021.

New York Paid Family Leave and Its Impact on Small Businesses


The duration of leave and amount of benefits paid will increase annually through January 1, 2021. New York Paid Family Leave (NYPFL) now allows eligible workers to take partially paid leave for up to eight weeks when caretaking. Whether your employee is making room for a new child or needs some time to tend to a loved one, in 2018, NYPFL requires 50% salary continuation up to a maximum weekly benefit amount of $652.96.


NJ Paid Family Leave expanse signed into law


Massachusetts signed the program into law June 2018 with benefits becoming available January 2021 On February 19, 2019, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 3975 to expand New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave program making it one of the most generous in the country.

Join Us in Nashville and Learn How Synovus Bank Transformed With A People-First Communications Approach – November 13, 2019


Location: Kimpton Aertson Hotel | 2021 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203. Date: Wednesday , November 13, 2019. Time: 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Breakfast will be served. Description: Your employees are getting harder and harder to reach. Roughly 50% of the wired workforce is remote, a nd that’s not taking into account traditional desk-less, non-wired workers.

California Individual Mandate Signed into Law

Tango Health

Included within the legislation are employer reporting requirements to report the same information gathered by the IRS to satisfy IRS Code 6055 reporting requirements by March 31 st of every year, beginning in 2021.

Arizona Minimum Wage Update


On January 1, 2021, the Arizona minimum wage will increase each year by the cost of living. The minimum wage is going up in Arizona on January 1, 2019. Under Proposition 206, the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, Arizona minimum wage will increase to $10.50 per hour in 2018; $11.00 per hour in 2019; and $12.00 per hour in 2020. If you’re a business owner in Arizona, you’ll need to update your labor law posters to reflect the increased minimum wage.

New York Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know


December 31, 2021: $15. The New York Labor Commission will increase the minimum wage annually for the rest of New York State starting in 2021 until the minimum wage reaches $15.00. December 31, 2021: $12.50 December 31, 2021: $10.00 December 31, 2021: $12.50