Earlier in June, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance concerning the use of COVID-19 antibody testing. Relying on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) interim guidelines, the EEOC affirmatively stated employers cannot require COVID-19 antibody testing before permitting employees to reenter the workplace.
As environments around us are changing exponentially, thriving organizations are ones that are able to adapt and be nimble. Being comfortable with change, uncertainty, and ambiguity takes a workforce skilled in learning.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) continues to issue guidance related to the various actions the government has taken intended to ease the blow COVID-19 has struck against the nation’s workforce.
The coronavirus public health emergency has created a number of issues affecting employee benefit plans. Employers are asking numerous questions: What does our health plan have to cover as it relates to coronavirus testing and treatment? Can our employees take a distribution from their retirement plan penalty free to deal with the coronavirus and its […]
Do you learn visually? Or are you better with hearing something explained in depth and then trying it? Or would you rather just figure out how to do something new through trial and error? Or perhaps you’d like to read the user guide and then give it a go?
With the growing concern over coronavirus, last week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released “What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Coronavirus.” The short article notes that the agency’s standard pandemic guidance identifies “relevant established principles and answers questions frequently asked about the workplace during Coronavirus-like events.”
High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) may cover coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and treatment without jeopardizing participants’ eligibility for a health savings account (HSA), according to March 11 guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Many companies provide awards to employees throughout the year as a way to express gratitude for hard work and important contributions as well as to publicly acknowledge the success of teams and individual staff members.
Here in Delaware, most employers are in the midst of a mad dash to get all employees trained on sexual harassment prevention—consistent with House Bill 360—before the deadline for compliance on December 31, 2019. One of the best lessons to incorporate in that training is what topics are and are not appropriate for the workplace. […]
As an HR manager, you’ve likely spent a lot of time putting together your company’s benefits package. You’ve selected exciting new benefits and made sure you have a good balance of health, wellness, and leave packages. But there is a problem: Your employees just do not seem to understand them. How can you make the […]