States are expanding workers’ compensation coverage for COVID-19
Here’s a snapshot of the major acts and agencies as of now to monitor as you move forward in this COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial wellness programs are more important than ever. Why? Because happy employees create happy customers – in fact, according to Gallup, organizations that excel in engaging their employees achieve average earnings-per-share growth that is more than four times that of their competitors. Meanwhile, researchers are telling us that financial stress has emerged as the number […]
Top compliance challenges to prepare for now
In response to a federal court ruling back in August, the DOL has announced some regulation changes to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The biggest update involves a new definition of what constitutes a healthcare provider. Two new provisions The FFCRA allows employers to exempt certain healthcare workers from taking leave under the […]
It’s been six months since the coronavirus pandemic brought life — and business — as we know it to a grinding halt. Employers were forced to adapt overnight, moving office operations into workers’ homes. Almost everything about remote work was a challenge, from technology issues to parents preoccupied with children at home. Many companies and […]
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on September 8 posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (WYSK).” The Commission’s guide incorporates up-to-date information from other EEOC resources to address common questions from employers, advocates and workers about how COVID-19-related issues […]
Firms rate their health insurers for quality, value. Most employers are not satisfied with their health plan.
To show interest in a promotion, most employees would apply for the job. But one worker claimed to have experienced sex discrimination, which discouraged her from applying for a promotion. Here’s a breakdown of the recent case. Deterred from applying Sarah Hernandez worked at several Walmart stores in Illinois. She was a good employee and […]