Tag: HR compliance

COVID Vaccines: When is Employee’s Vaccination Status HIPAA-protected?

Whether an employee’s COVID-19 vaccination status is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been (or should be) on the minds of all HR personnel as of late. That’s especially true as we await the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) impending rule that will likely require employers with 100 or more employees […]

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HR Compliance Checklist for Hiring Online Talent

Hiring online staff can be challenging but also rewarding. Use these best practices to avoid future HR challenges, maintain compliance, and ensure your workforce is moving in the right direction.

How to prepare for heightened immigration enforcement

by Elaine C. Young The employment-based immigration bar is bracing for heightened worksite enforcement from the Trump administration. To be sure, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) engaged in plenty of worksite enforcement during the Obama years. But the sentiment among the immigration bar, as we review updated policy memoranda and attend conferences at which […]