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New COVID-19 Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors

APPLIES TO Executive Agency Federal Contractors and Subcontractors EFFECTIVE September 24, 2021 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 President Biden recently issued the Path Out of the Pandemic Action Plan, which included vaccination requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors pursuant to Executive Order 14042. The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force recently released Guidance for Federal […]

DOL Issues Final Tips Rule for Civil Money Penalties

APPLIES TO All Employers with Tipped Employees EFFECTIVE November 23, 2021 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently published a Tips Rule addressing civil money penalties (CMPs) for violations (2021 tips rule). In 2020, the DOL published a tips rule that was later partially delayed in 2021 (2020 tips […]

California: October is here! New Laws are Coming!

APPLIES TO As Indicated EFFECTIVE As Indicated QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 October in California means preparing for new laws in 2022. The Governor recently signed a new slate of bills into law. The following is a summary of key rules employers should be aware of.   OCT 5, 2021 | AB 654 – […]

California: Joint Employer Liability Revisited

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE September 10, 2021 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In Medina v. Equilon Enterprises, LLC, the California Court of Appeal applied the Martinez test, for wage and hour purposes, to determine joint employer status (not the Dynamex test which is specific to independent contractors). The Martinez test […]

Connecticut: 2021 Legislative Updates

APPLIES TO As Indicated EFFECTIVE As Indicated QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Salary Wage Range Disclosure. Effective October 1, 2021, employers are required to provide to applicants the wage range for a position upon request or prior to/at the time an offer is made. Additionally, employers must provide wage ranges for an employee’s position […]

Illinois: Different Statute of Limitations for Certain Biometric Privacy Act Provisions

APPLIES TO All Employers with IL Employees EFFECTIVE September 17, 2021 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In Tim v. Black Horse Motor Carriers, Inc., the Illinois First District Appellate Court stated that different statutes of limitation apply to different provisions of the statewide Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Previously, the statewide catch-all five-year statute […]

New York: Model HERO Act Updates Face Covering and Social Distancing Requirements

APPLIES TO All Employers with NY Employees EFFECTIVE September 23, 2021 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Earlier this year, New York state issued the NY HERO Act, which implemented new COVID-19 related safety requirements.  On September 23, 2021, the state Department of Labor further updated the requirements for face coverings and social distancing as […]

October Updates

APPLIES TO Varies EFFECTIVE Varies QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Florida: New Hire and Contractor Reporting Expanded As of October 1, 2021, employers of all sizes are required to report new hires and rehires within 20 days of employment to the State Directory of New Hires, which provides information to the Florida Child Support […]