Civil unrest can create unique challenges for businesses. Specifically, business owners face the risk of vandalism, stolen or damaged goods and extensive property damage. With this in mind, it’s crucial to take steps to mitigate the risk of potential damages to your business during periods of civil unrest.
Payroll management is a key component of a company's relationship with employees. Sustaining your workforce depends on it and mistakes can jeopardize that relationship.
[This article was originally published on January 10, 2017 and has been updated and revised.]
Payroll management is one of the consistent responsibilities and challenges for every business. HR and payroll staff must be aware of the continual changes in rules and regulations, any new and updated forms, and the multiple layers of compliance that is required at the federal, state and local levels.
You may have heard about the new law regarding Independent Contractors and the ABC test that helps determine employee vs independent contractor status. California Assembly Bill 5 (also known as CA AB 5) was signed into law in September 2019, implementing a new test all employers must use to determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the California Labor Code. The law may impact who you cover under your workers’ compensation policy.
While the bill is effective January 1, 2020, the part that affects workers’ comp coverage goes into effect July 1, 2020.
Can employers test employees for COVID-19? Until recently, this was a debatable question in regards to discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In a recent update to its core employer guidance on COVID-19, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) confirmed that employers can test their workers for COVID-19 before allowing them to enter the worksite.
Re-opening your business and allowing employees back onsite involves more than making an announcement. There are many HR management tasks and best practices to implement.
Primarily, there will be changes in company policies in regards to most every aspect of day-to-day operations of many businesses.