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.
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.
Two things are eminently clear as the 2020 election season ramps up: (1) Everyone has an opinion, and (2) they aren’t shy about sharing it.
What can a medieval English friar teach businesses about decision-making and problem-solving? Perhaps quite a bit.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) clarified the effect of President Donald Trump’s recent order that authorized additional funding for unemployment benefits. However, it’s unclear how long the funds will last.
When someone orders us to do something, it’s human nature to want to resist. It’s as true for kids being told to eat their broccoli or a smoker being told to quit as it is for employees being ordered to change the way they perform their work.
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.
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 […]
I get it. My last name is Kim. My appearance, as those of you who haven’t met me can tell by my photo, confirms it. It’s obvious I’m Asian-American and particularly of Korean descent. So I get why everyone assumes I’ve seen Parasite, the South Korean film that rode a wave of critical accolades to […]
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.