Announce your company's post-coronavirus reopening and return to work action plan to employees with this sample email template.
Use this guidance from the White House's Guidelines for Opening Up America Again to learn more about guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools and homes.
On May 8, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it will not collect EEO-1, EEO-3 or EEO-5 reports in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This Legal Update provides more information.
Conducting a layoff is never easy—and conducting a layoff virtually adds new challenges for employers. This HR Insights article provides a general overview of how to conduct a remote layoff.
The coronavirus pandemic and its disease, COVID-19, have disrupted HR departments across the country. Now might seem like the ideal time for hiring since millions of Americans are out of work. But pre-employment screening is slowing down the process.
Employers seeking ways to help their employees during the coronavirus pandemic may consider implementing an employee leave-sharing program. This Compliance Overview examines leave-sharing programs and their legal implications.
On May 12, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-29, which provides temporary flexibility for mid-year election changes under a Section 125 cafeteria plan during calendar year 2020. This Legal Update provides a brief summary of this relief.
On May 12, 2020, the IRS announced more options with respect to unused amounts in health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs). These options allow employers to permit an extended period for incurring health FSA or DCAP expenses and health FSA carryovers of up to $550. This Legal Update summarizes the new options.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued new guidance regarding the Payment Protection Program (PPP), established to offset the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This new guidance from the SBA concerns employees who refuse to return to work after a business reopens.
This Benefits Insights article provides a brief overview of how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected health savings accounts.
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