How do I make a telecommuting policy?

How do I make a telecommuting policy?

Answer from Kara, JD, SPHR: Although some employers will be comfortable sending everyone home with their laptop and saying, go forth and be productive, most will want to be a little more specific. A good telecommuting policy will generally address productivity...

Coronavirus Emergency Loans

Coronavirus Emergency Loans

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a guide to help small businesses and the self employed navigate the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. See how the CARES Act can help you keep workers employed during the economic crisis...

FFCRA Poster Requirements

FFCRA Poster Requirements

COVID-19 Law Update Note: As laws and regulations are changing daily to deal with COVID-19, we expect to update this alert between now and when the email is sent. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Required FFCRA Poster The Department of Labor (DOL) has...

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

Federal Law Alert 3/25/20 COVID-19: April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA Leaves On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020....

Can we reduce pay because of economic slowdown due to COVID-19?

Can we reduce pay because of economic slowdown due to COVID-19?

Answer from Kara, JD, SPHR: You can reduce an employee's rate of pay based on business or economic slowdown, provided that this is not done retroactively. For instance, if you give employees notice that their pay will change on the 10th, and your payroll period runs...

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit – Easing the Burden for Employers

Federal Law Alert 3/25/20 COVID-19: April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA Leaves On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020....