Entries by ManagEase

Speak Out Act Restricts Employer Nondisclosure Agreements

APPLIES TO  All Employers EFFECTIVE TBD    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 On November 16, 2022, Congress passed the Speak Out Act prohibiting employers from forcing victims of sexual harassment and assault to maintain confidentiality in response to alleged abuse. Effective against any claim filed once the President signs the bill, which is expected […]

OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program Expanded

APPLIES TO All Employers Subject to OSHA EFFECTIVE September 15, 2022    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “Severe Violator Enforcement Program” (SVEP) addresses managing employers who are considered to be “severe violators” of safety rules, in part, by including them on a public list and subjecting them […]

OFCCP Announces Changes to Functional Affirmative Action Plans

APPLIES TO Federal Contractors EFFECTIVE September 21, 2022    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced changes to functional Affirmative Action Plans (FAAP). The FAAP program allows federal contractors to create an affirmative action program based on business units, instead of having the program apply to […]

California: COVID-19 Emergency is Ending but Lasting Changes Remain

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in CA EFFECTIVE As Indicated    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Governor Newsome recently announced California’s state of emergency will end February 28, 2023. This timeline was meant to take into account any surge that may occur after the holidays in January and February. Despite the end of […]

Colorado: Additional Guidance for FAMLI Program and Private Plan Option

APPLIES TO All Employers with CO Employees EFFECTIVE January 1, 2024    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Colorado’s state-run Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program, which allows employees to take at least 12 weeks of paid leave for qualifying events and is funded through premiums, received additional clarity and guidance. The most […]

Colorado: Mandatory Retirement Savings Program Coming in 2023

APPLIES TO All CO Employers with 5+ Employees EFFECTIVE  TBD    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In 2023, all Colorado businesses with five or more employees (who have worked for at least 180 days), and who have been in business for two or more years, must register for SecureSavings.  If employers already offer a […]