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COVID-19 Alert : DOL Releases Updated Poster For Display

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 27, 2020 12:31:31 PM

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 26, 2020 11:09:12 AM

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 18, 2020.

In the coming days and weeks, federal regulatory agencies, including the Department of Labor (DOL) and Health and Human Services (HHS), will provide guidance on how to execute or implement the new requirements. In the meantime, employers and advisors must rely on a good faith interpretation of the act’s text.

We are sharing everything we know below and will not be able to answer follow up questions about the act until agency guidance has been released, which will take some time. We will update the HR Support Center when we have more information, and we encourage you to check there.

Summary
For certain circumstances related to COVID-19, employees will be eligible for:

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4 Tips For Managing A Remote Workforce

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 25, 2020 6:30:00 AM

Due to COVID-19, a remote workforce has become an unexpected reality for many workers and employers. And managing that workforce presents new challenges. 

[In light of the current pandemic, the subsequent health crisis, and the impact on businesses, this August 2018 post has been revised and updated.]

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Topics: workforce management, remote workforce, telecommuting, coronavirus, COVID-19

Small Business Management Amid COVID-19

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In California, businesses of all sizes are being impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent orders from the state government.

While every business and organization is feeling the effects of the virus pandemic, smaller businesses are often hardest hit by the consequences. But there is help.

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Topics: small business, remote workforce, workplace safety, coronavirus, COVID-19

Coronavirus, COVID-19, And HR

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 19, 2020 9:56:34 AM

Navigating the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 on your business functions can be challenging. And the road-map continues to change.

 

Businesses and HR professionals are struggling with compliance challenges and best practices in the face of a novel virus pandemic known as COVID-19.

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Topics: HR compliance, health insurance, workplace safety, coronavirus, COVID-19

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