Entries by ManagEase

What Does the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Mean for Employers?

APPLIES TO All Employers with fewer than 500 Employees EFFECTIVE April 2, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Beginning April 2, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will require employers to provide protected paid leave and paid sick leave to employees through December 31, 2020. First, the FFCRA’s Emergency Family and Medical […]

EEOC Ends EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Component; 2019 Filing Timeline Still Up in the Air

APPLIES TO All Employers EFFECTIVE February 10, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 For the last two years, employers subject to EEO-1 reporting had to notate compensation information and submit pay data alongside demographic data. This February, a D.C. district court recently approved the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) request to consider its 2017 […]

California: Clarification on Defining Exempt Managerial Duties

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE December 18, 2019 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In The Safeway Wage and Hour Cases, the California Court of Appeal revisited how to determine whether a manager’s duties qualify as exempt or nonexempt. Generally, the court identified two types of work that each qualify as exempt […]

California: Settlement Agreements with Staffing Agencies Don’t Necessarily Cover Staffing Clients

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE February 6, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In Grande v. Eisenhower Medical Ctr., the California Court of Appeal stated that an employee’s settlement of a wage and hour claim with a staffing agency does not prevent the employee from later suing the staffing agency’s client […]

California: Employers Must Pay for Screening Time

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE February 13, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In Frlekin v. Apple, Inc., the California Supreme Court stated that employers must pay employees for time spent undergoing security checks before exiting the workplace. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to decide […]

Colorado: Emergency Temporary Paid Sick Leave Relief Enacted for Select Industries

APPLIES TO Employers of CO Employees in Select Industries EFFECTIVE March 11, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 On March 10, 2020, the Colorado Governor instructed the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to issue emergency regulations implementing mandatory paid sick leave for employers in the following industries: leisure and hospitality; food services; child […]

Colorado: Add New Vacation Pay Requirements to the List of Wage and Hour Changes

APPLIES TO All Employers with CO Employees EFFECTIVE December 15, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In addition to the bevy of wage and hour changes we previously reported on, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (DLE) adopted its proposed rule concerning vacation pay. Generally speaking, Colorado employers have been required to pay […]

Maryland: Despite a Veto, Statewide Ban-the-Box Comes Into Play

APPLIES TO All Maryland Employers with 15+ Employees EFFECTIVE February 29, 2020 QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Despite being previously vetoed by Governor Hogan, the Criminal Records Screening Act went into effect on February 29, 2020, because of state legislation that overrode the governor’s veto on January 30, 2020. The Act implements statewide ban-the-box […]