Latest Updates

 

New York City Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Private Employers

1.5.22

 

Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID Tests

1.10.22

 

Legal Update NYC Employers Must Allow Leave for Child Vaccination

12.24.21

 

415600 DOJ Answers Common Questions About COVID-19 and the ADA

1.6.22

 

Washington Infectious Contagious Disease Reporting

12.8.21

 

Legal Update – Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers Blocked Nationwide

12.13.21

 

Legal Update – Supreme Court Upholds New York Vaccine Mandate for Health Care

12.14.21

 

Legal Update – OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS

12.20.21

 

Legal Update – EEOC Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 and ADA Disability

12.15.21

 

Legal Update – Court Reinstates OSHA Vaccination Mandate for Private Employers

12.20.21

 

HR Insights – COVID-19 Vaccine Accommodation Requests

12.14.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – State Laws Restricting COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Passports

12.20.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – EEOC Issues FAQs on COVID-19 As A Disability Under the ADA

12.14.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – EEOC Adds FAQs Addressing ADA Disability to COVID-19 Guidance

12.15.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing ETS Policy Requirements for Employers

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS Recordkeeping Requirements

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS Face Covering Requirements

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS Determination of Employee Vaccine Status

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS – Determining the Number of Employees

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing ETS Paid Time Requirements

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS Frequently Asked Questions

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – COVID-19 Testing for Employees Not Fully Vaccinated Under the ETS

12.20.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS Recordkeeping Requirements

11.9.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA COVID-19 ETS Face Covering Requirements

11.9.21

 

News Brief – White House Tells Businesses to Proceed with Vaccination Mandate Despite Court-ordered Stay

11.9.21

 

Legal Update – Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Extends Stay of OSHA ETS

11.15.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – Paid Employee Leave Required Under Vaccination ETS

11.17.21

 

News Brief – Combined OSHA ETS Lawsuits Sent to 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

11.17.21

 

Legal Update – Court Grants Religious Businesses Exemptions from Title VII for Sex-Based Employment Policies

11.17.21

 

News Brief – OSHA Suspends Implementation and Enforcement of the Vaccination and Testing ETS

11.17.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – EEOC Adds FAQs Addressing Retaliation to COVID-19 Guidance

11.18.21

 

Legal Update – EEOC Issues Guidance on Retaliation and Interference During the COVID-19 Pandemic

11.18.21

 

News Brief – CDC Expands COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility to All Adults

11.22.21

 

News Brief – Supreme Court Won’t Stop Vaccine Mandate for Maine’s Health Care Workers

10.20.21

 

News Brief – OSHA Warns Several States to Adopt a COVID-19 Health Care ETS

10.21.21

 

News Brief – OSHA Submits Draft of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate ETS to the OMB

10.13.21

 

Legal Update Texas – New Order Prohibits Employers from Enforcing Vaccine Mandates

10.15.21

 

Legal Update – Impact of the HIPAA Privacy Rule on COVID-19 Vaccine Inquiries

10.12.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – EEOC Adds FAQs Addressing Religious Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Under Title VII

10.25.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – Cal-OSHA Amends Notice and Reporting Requirements for COVID-19

10.18.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – New York HERO Act Workplace COVID-19 Rules Updated

9.29.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – COVID19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractor and Subcontractors

10.7.21

 

News Brief – States Threaten to Challenge OSHA Vaccine Mandate

9.29.21

 

News Brief – California Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for Eligible Students

10.4.21

 

Legal Update – Massachusetts Passes COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law

10.4.21

 

Legal Update – FAQs Address COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage and Premium Discounts

10.6.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

10.6.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – Clarifying Guidance on COBRA Deadline Extension Relief

10.7.21

 

News Brief – EEOC Files First COVID-19 ADA Accommodation Lawsuit

9.21.21

 

In the Know – IRS Issues Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit FAQs

9.21.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

9.21.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – Premium Surcharges for Non-Vaccinated Individuals

9.15.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – Oregon OSHA Amends COVID-19 Workplace Standard

9.21.21

 

News Brief – President Biden to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for Federal Employees and Large Employers

9.9.21

 

News Brief – Los Angeles Unified School District Mandates Vaccines for Students Ages 12 and Older

9.10.21

 

Legal Update – OSHA to Mandate Vaccine and Testing Temporary Standard for COVID-19

9.10.21

 

Legal Update – IRS Issues Employer Guidance for Reporting 2021 FFCRA Leave

9.10.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

9.8.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – OSHA Updates Mitigation and Prevention Guidance for COVID-19

8.16.21

 

Legal Update – COBRA Subsidy Notice Due by Sept. 15 (Sooner for Some)

8.24.21

 

Legal Update – Agencies Issue No Surprises Act and Transparency Rule FAQs

8.24.21

 

Legal Update – OSHA Updates Guidance for Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

8.13.21

 

Legal Update – Federal Workers and Contractors Must Attest to Vaccination Status

8.4.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

8.16.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – DOJ and DHHS Issue Guidance on Long COVID and Federal Laws

8.4.21

 

News Brief – President Biden Extends Pause on Federal Student Loan Payments and Interest

8.10.21

 

News Brief – CDC Issues New Targeted Eviction Moratorium

8.4.21

 

Legal Update – OSHA Will Not Amend COVID-19 Healthcare ETS After CDC Reversed Face Mask Guidance

8.6.21

 

Legal Update NV – Recalling Hospitality and Travel Employees Affected by COVID-19

7.6.21

 

Legal Update FL – Law Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine Passports for Business Patrons

7.6.21

 

Legal Update CA – Los Angeles Employers Must Provide Leave for Vaccination

7.6.21

 

Legal Update – OSHA Revises Its COVID-19 National Emphasis Program

7.9.21

 

Legal Update – IRS Extends Deadline for COVID-19 Employee Leave Donations

7.6.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

7.14.21

 

Compliance Bulletin – New York HERO Act Workplace COVID-19 Rules Updated, Delayed

7.8.21

 

Legal Update – Recalling Service Workers Laid Off Due to COVID-19 in Connecticut

7.20.21

 

Legal Update – IRS – FFCRA Leave Credits Apply for COVID-19 Immunization of Others

7.30.21

 

Legal Update – Hawaii Prohibits Employees to Download COVID-19 Tracing Apps

7.22.21

 

Additional IRS QAs on American Rescue Plans COBRA Subsidy

7.26.21

 

Legal Update – IRS Issues New FAQs on Tax Credits for FFCRA Leave

2.1.21

 

Legal Update – Executive Order Issued to Strengthen the ACA

1.29.21

 

Legal Update – Exchange Special Enrollment Provided Due to COVID

1.29.21

 

News Brief – President Biden Issues Executive Actions Addressing Health Care Access

1.28.21

 

HR Compliance Bulletin – States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

1.27.21

 

News Brief – Biden Extends Eviction Moratorium and Student Loan Forbearance

1.21.21

 

News Brief – Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Stimulus Stimulus

1.15.21

 

Legal Update – DOL To Accept Telemedicine as In-person visit for FMLA Purposes

12.29.20

 

Legal Update – Congress Passes Surprise Medical Bill Ban as Part of Stimulus Bill

12.28.20

 

Understanding the 900B Stimulus Package

1.4.21

 

Legal Update – Temporary Special Rules for Health and Dependent Care FSAs

12.27.20

 

Legal Update – Stimulus Bill Extends FFCRA Tax Credits but Not Leave Mandate

12.28.20

 

Comparing the Two Major COVID-19 Stimulus Packages Infographic

1.4.21

 

Legal Update – Unused Transportation Benefit May Be Used as Parking Benefit

12.2.20

 

Legal Update – Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage Requirements

11.06.20

 

HHS Renews COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

10.09.20

 

States Update Employee Leave Requirements for Coronavirus

10.07.20

 

States Updates Employee Leave Requirements for Coronavirus

09.25.20

 

California Authorizes Stop-Work Orders and Requires Worker Exposure Notices for COVID-19

09.23.20

 

DOL Updates Q&As on Employee Leave Under the FFCRA

09.22.20

 

California Extends Workers Comp Presumption for COVID-19

09.15.20

 

DOL Revises FFCRA Regulations in Response to Court Decision

09.14.20

 

CA Mandates COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave for Workers

09.13.20

 

EEOC Adds 18 New FAQs on Coronavirus and ADA

09.09.20

 

DOL FAQs on FFCRA Leave

09.01.20

 

IRS Issues Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferment Presidential Order

08.31.20

 

DOL Issues FAQs on FFCRA Leave and Return to School

08.28.20

 

States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

08.26.20

 

DOL Guidance on Tracking Hours of Work for Remote Employees

08.24.20

 

IRS FAQs on COVID-19 Leave-sharing

08.18.20

 

President Trump Orders Payroll Tax Deferment

08.10.20

 

President Trump Signs Executive Orders on Pandemic Relief

08.10.20

 

States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

07.23.20

 

DOL Releases Additional Guidance on Coronavirus and Federal Employment Laws

07.20.20

 

DOL Issues Guidance on FFCRA Leave for Summer Camp Closures

06.26.20

 

States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

06.25.20

 

DOL Releases Employee Tool for FFCRA leave

06.25.20

 

EEOC Expands COVID-19 Return to Work

06.24.20

 

Federal Agencies Issue More FAQs on Coronavirus Related Changes for Health Plans

06.24.20

 

OSHA Guidance for Reopening Nonessential Businesses

06.19.20

 

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

06.17.20

 

States Updates Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus

06.12.20

 

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

06.11.20

 

OSHA FAQs – Face Masks and Respirators in the Workplace

06.10.20

 

Premium Credits Related to COVID-19 ERISA Fiduciary Rules

05.29.20

 

States Update Leave Rules in Response to Coronavirus – Original 3.30.20 Updated

05.27.20

 

New COBRA Notice – Model Election Notice

05.15.20

 

New COBRA Notice – Model General Notices

05.15.20

 

EEOC Delays EEO-1, EEO-3 and EEO-5 Reports Until 2021

05.13.20

 

New COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Mid-year Election Change Rules

05.12.20

 

IRS Provides More Options for Unused Funds in Health FSAs and DCAPs

05.12.20

 

COVID-19’s Impact on Health Savings Accounts

05.11.20

 

COVID-19 California Workers’ Comp Executive Order

05.08.20

 

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

05.07.20

 

CARES Act Allows Tax-free Student Loan Assistance

05.05.20

 

DOL Issues Updated Model COBRA Notices and FAQs

05.01.20

 

COVID-19 Relief Extends Certain Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines

05.01.20

 

IRS Section 139 Qualified Disaster Relief Payments and Coronavirus

04.29.20

 

OSHA guidelines and COVID-19

04.20.20

 

DOL FAQS-Families First Coronavirus Response 4.6.20 UPDATED

04.16.20

 

DOL Issues Corrections to FFCRA Regulations 4.9.20

04.16.20

 

Unemployment Benefits for Coronavirus Under the CARES Act 4.8.20

04.16.20

 

Key HSA Features – 2020 Compliance 4.7.20

04.16.20

 

IRS Extends Deadline for Forms 5500 Due Before July 1, 2020 4.13.20

04.16.20

 

Treasury Secretary Says More Funding Coming for Small Businesses 4.8.20

04.16.20

 

CARES Act Makes Changes for Retirement Plans 4.13.20

04.16.20

 

DOL Regulations for Families First Coronavirus Response Act 4.7.20

04.16.20

 

States Update Employee Leave Requirements for Coronavirus

03.30.20

 

DOL Issues Temporary Nonenforcement Policy for Coronavirus Paid Leave Rules

03.30.20

 

DOL Clarifies Exemptions to Coronavirus Paid Leave Laws

03.30.20

 

Is Coronavirus Covered by Workers Compensation

03.30.20

 

CARES Act Expands Health Coverage Rules

03.30.20

 

I-9 Form In-Person Rule May Be Deferred for Coronavirus

03.30.20

 

Health Plans Must Provide Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing 3.18.20 (Alert)

03.30.20

 

IRS Allows HDHPs To Cover Coronavirus Costs (Newsletter)

03.30.20

 

What to know about coronavirus and employment law (Newsletter-InsWorld Article)

03.30.20

 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Frequently Asked Questions

03.25.20

 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Employee Expanded FML Rights

03.25.20

 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Questions and Answers

03.25.20

 

DOL Outlines Coronavirus Relief Law’s Paid Leave Requirements

03.25.20

 

DOL: New Coronavirus Paid Leave Requirements Take Effect April 1

03.25.20

 

IRS Issues Guidance on Tax Credits for Coronavirus Paid Leave

03.23.20

 

Some States Require Insurance Protections Because of COVID-19

03.23.20

 

HIPAA Privacy Rule and the Coronavirus Outbreak

03.20.20

 

Tax Day Moved to July 15

03.20.20

 

Student Loan Repayment Deferrals Allowed Due to Coronavirus

03.20.20

 

New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave

03.20.20