This HR Insights piece will provide an overview of how employers can determine when a COVID-19 case is work-related, OSHA requirements for reporting illness and best practices for responding to an employee’s positive COVID-19 test.
On July 21, 2020, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2020-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2021 for purposes of determining affordability of an employer’s plan under the ACA. This ACA Compliance Bulletin describes the adjusted percentages.
Federal agencies released more FAQs regarding COVID-19-related changes for health plans, including the requirement to cover COVID-19-related testing without any cost sharing. This video includes more information.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, states have passed new employee leave laws and issued new regulations and guidance on existing leave laws and programs. This Compliance Bulletin briefly summarizes new state leave rules designed for workers affected by COVID-19. The document has been updated to include measures in Michigan, Chicago, Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle.
On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published additional Q&As addressing the application of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act in COVID-19 workplace situations. This Legal Update discusses the new guidance.
This month's HR Brief explores how to prepare for a second wave of COVID-19 and provides guidance for determining whether a COVID-19 infection is work related.
The U.S. Department of Labor has created an online tool to help workers determine whether they qualify for paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This Legal Update video describes the tool.
The IRS has issued proposed regulations under a portion of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that eliminated the employer deduction for certain employee transportation benefits, beginning after Dec. 31, 2017. This Legal Update video summarizes the proposed regulations.
This HR Insights article explores how learning and development efforts can help reengage employees—especially as the coronavirus abruptly shifted many employees to a remote work setting.
As organizations complete post-coronavirus planning, benefits can be leveraged as an attractive offering for both current and prospective employees. Learn more with this Benefits Insights article.
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