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COVID-19: OSHA Offers Guidance To Employers and Employees in New FAQs

COVID-19: OSHA Offers Guidance To Employers and Employees in New FAQs On July 2, 2020, OSHA published Frequently Asked Questions[1] on COVID-19 topics.  OSHA updated previous guidance and incorporated guidance from other federal agencies.  The FAQs provide links to employment-related resources involving workplace safety and health topics, including COVID-19 issues. ...

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Application For Loan Forgiveness

      PPP Loan Forgiveness Application For Loan Forgiveness The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPF”), augmenting the Paycheck Protection Program Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (“PPP”) provides businesses more time and flexibility on the PPP loan repayment terms.  The U.S. Treasury, through the...

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The Civil Rights Act:  Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Today That Under Federal Law Employers Cannot Discriminate Against Homosexual or Transgender Employees

The Civil Rights Act:  Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Today That Under Federal Law Employers Cannot Discriminate Against Homosexual or Transgender Employees   The United States Supreme Court ruled today that under Federal Law employers cannot discriminate against an individual based on that employee’s sex.  The Court interpreted the 1964 Civil...

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Calculating Overtime Under The Fluctuating Workweek Method: Important Changes for Employers

Calculating Overtime Under The Fluctuating Workweek Method: Important Changes for Employers Employers typically have to pay non-exempt employees overtime at one and a half times an employee’s regular rate of pay; however, some states allow employers to use the fluctuating workweek method and pay overtime at only one-half of an employee’s regular rate for all hours worked over 40 in...

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Deadline for Employers to Use New I-9

  Deadline for Employers to Use New I-9 The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a new I-9 Form for employment eligibility verification. Employers must use this form starting no later than May 1, 2020 for all new employees and reverifications. Stop using prior versions of the form (i.e. Form...

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