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COVID-19 Immunity Laws No Free Pass for Employers

Employers may be tempted to view new civil immunity laws in many states as providing protection and certainty against coronavirus-related claims. On closer review, however, the new laws’ limited benefits mean you must keep caution and vigilance as top priorities.

Tips for Reimbursing Employees’ Remote Work Costs

New questions and considerations continue to arise because large portions of the workforce are working remotely. It’s a good time to review what telework costs are reimbursable. As you’ll see, the rules can vary widely by state.

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What Is Earned Wage Access?

Earned wage access (EWA), as the name implies, means giving access to wages earned—in this case, before they would typically be paid out on payday. In other words, it is a way to shorten the gap between the time an employee earns his or her money and the time it is actually in his or […]

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Nicotine Users Need Not Apply

Having a healthy workforce is not only great for your workers, themselves, but it also impacts your bottom-line for a variety of reasons: Reduced absenteeism, higher productivity, reduced healthcare costs, the list is endless! This logic is why one employer is now discriminating against nicotine users during the hiring process.