White Paper: OSHA Vaccine Mandate

Affinity HR Group

On November 6, 2021, the 5th US Court of Appeals issued an injunction based on a legal challenge filed in its courts. ” Therefore, OSHA has currently suspended such activities while this and several other legal challenges work their way through the various court systems. Notice.

Responsibilities of the DOL

HR Daily Advisor

Established in 1913, the Department of Labor (DOL) has legal responsibility over matters related to employment. On their website today, they state their mission [i] : “To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.”. These laws affect millions of workers throughout the country.

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HR Consulting in Boston

Genesis HR Solutions

Most small and midsize businesses want to stay compliant, but the truth is, it’s harder than it seems. If you’re looking to gain more knowledge on the topic, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will look at the following: What is HR compliance?

Recordkeeping: What you must keep – and for how long

HR Morning

The trouble with recordkeeping at a lot of companies: You don’t know how complete your records are until you get involved in litigation or an audit. To be on the safe side, many employment law attorneys recommend you keep everything for at least five to seven years after an employee has left. That’s sound advice — if you’ve got the storage and personnel to keep track of all those docs for that long. Dates and hours of FMLA leave. Copies of the company’s FMLA policy.

HR Compliance: What Every Business Owner Should Know

Genesis HR Solutions

Most small and midsize businesses want to stay compliant, but the truth is, it’s harder than it seems. If you’re looking to gain more knowledge on the topic, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will look at the following: What is HR compliance?

Key considerations before moving to a long-term hybrid work model

Business Management Daily

Last year, many companies allowed employees to work from home for the first time. While vaccines are becoming more widely available, not everyone is eager to return to the office for business as usual. Wage and Labor Laws. This will save you and the candidates time.

my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more

Ask a Manager

In 2020, my workplace had a restructure and layoffs due to the pandemic. My then-boss was essentially demoted to my level and we now share the same title. This person is very lovely, and sometimes the feedback they have really does help me.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government. Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

As I built the EffortlessHR platform – a Human Resource Information System – I kept being asked several questions: Why do I need to …. What this really told me was that most companies without a HR Department had no idea how the number of their employees impact which law/regulation they needed to follow and understand. Federal Income Tax Withholding – Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government.

A Healthy Revolution

Thrive Global

First, let me start off by saying that all that have been impacted and will be impacted by COVID-19 are forever in my thoughts. As we all know, the way we go about life is changing as a result of COVID-19. We are seeing a rise in the value of cleaning services and supplies.

WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

What is the oddest job in America? It might be the folks who blur to the naughty bits on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid. From The Seattle Times : “This is a totally weird work environment,” said Shaun O’Steen, the 45-year-old leader of the team, which calls itself the Blur Man Group. “I What We Can Learn From the U.S. via Suzanne Lucas, the Evil HR Lady, at Inc.

WIRTW #449 (the “do-over” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Whether you are left or right, blue or red, liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, it’s hard to argue that the first 28 days of POTUS 45 have been anything other than a dumpster fire. It culminated over the past 48 hours with Trump’s bizarre press conference , and withdrawal of his nominee for Labor Secretary, Andy Puzder. He nominated someone eminently qualified to run the Department of Labor. Alexander Acosta will become the next Secretary of Labor.

Which Employer Mandates Are on Trump’s Chopping Block?

HR Daily Advisor

Employers can expect some relief from federal requirements under the Trump administration, especially those put in place under President Obama. New pay reporting requirements and the overtime rules almost certainly are doomed, as are new requirements for contractors, attorneys from Fortney & Scott predicted during a recent webinar. Republicans’ 52–48 position in the Senate also bodes well for Trump’s nominees. Puzder’s reach also may go beyond the U.S.

Accommodating essential staff through COVID-19

Business Management Daily

Accommodating essential staff during the COVID-19 national emergency is your most pressing challenge now, and in the weeks to come. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has reportedly already received thousands of employee complaints.

WIRTW #453 (the “Oxford comma” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Who knew that the l’il ol’ Oxford comma was so controversial? I would have never dreamed that yesterday’s post on the importance of its omission in a wage/statute would generate so much feedback, or that people feel so passionately about its use or non-use. To gauge exactly how you feel about the Oxford comma, I’ve designed a quick, one-question survey. Take a moment, and click “yes” or “no” on whether one should use the Oxford comma when writing.