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PER Human Resources – August 2021

 

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Want to know the latest buzz in the HR arena? Professional Employer Resources has a world of information in our newsletter. Not only is it fun, but it’s also resourceful! Including, important changes to federal and state employment practices.

Eighty-five percent (85%) of all employment lawsuits can be prevented!


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Top Challenges for Employers and HR Professionals in a post-COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever impacted how we work. For the foreseeable future, organizations will be establishing new ways of working while grappling with the new norms shaping their day-to-day. Along the way, there will also be challenges to manage.

Read on for the top 5 challenges employers and HR professionals will be coping with in a post-COVID-19 world.


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Question: Are there signs an employee is about to quit their job?

Read on to learn the 13 most common behaviors.

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FEDERAL UPDATES
Court Holds that In-flight Meal Periods for Security Officers Are Not Compensable

EEOC Updates Guidance on LGBTQ+ Discrimination and Harassment

STATE UPDATES
CALIFORNIA:
Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Prepare to Protect Workers from Unhealthy Air due to Wildfire Smoke

California Supreme Court Mandates Use of Regular Rate of Pay in Calculating Meal and Rest Period Premiums

City of Los Angeles Requires Vaccine Leave for Employees

LOUISIANA:
Louisiana Now Requires Employers Provide Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy

NEW HAMPSHIRE:
New Hampshire Adopts Paid Leave Program

OREGON:
Oregon Temporarily Allows Vaccine Incentives and Hiring Bonuses

PENNSYLVANIA:
Pennsylvania Law Requires Employees Are Compensated for Time Spent in Security Screenings


Copyright © 2021 ePlace Solutions, Inc., All rights reserved.

This information is provided by ePlace Solutions, Inc. which is solely responsible for its content. ePlace Solutions, Inc. is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional services. Federal and state laws are more complex than presented here. This information is simplified for the sake of brevity and is not a substitute for legal advice. ePlace Solutions, Inc. disclaims any liability, loss or risk incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents of this information.

 

PER Human Resources – July 2021

 

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Want to know the latest buzz in the HR arena? Professional Employer Resources has a world of information in our newsletter. Not only is it fun, but it’s also resourceful! Including, important changes to federal and state employment practices.

Eighty-five percent (85%) of all employment lawsuits can be prevented!


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Cal OSHA Revises its Emergency Temporary Standard in Response to the Loosening of Public Health Restrictions

Review and understand the

  • 9 main changes
  • 8 requirements remaining in place and
  • 7 other changes

to the Cal OSHA revised the Emergency Temporary Standard.


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Question: Are there any warning signs someone who may commit an act of workplace violence would exhibit?

YES! Read on to learn more…

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STATE UPDATES
COLORADO:
Colorado Employers Must Pay-Out Vacation Upon Separation from Employment

CONNECTICUT:
Connecticut Adds Protections for Breastfeeding Workers

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

New Connecticut Law Allows Employees Unpaid Time Off for Voting

FLORIDA:
Florida Bans Proof of Vaccination in Order to Enter a Business

MAINE:
Maine Expands State FMLA to Allow Leave for Care of Grandchildren

MONTANA:
New Montana Law Protects Off-Duty Use of Marijuana

NEVADA:
Alert: Nevada Enacts Right to Return to Work Law for Workers Laid Off Due to COVID-19


Copyright © 2021 ePlace Solutions, Inc., All rights reserved.

This information is provided by ePlace Solutions, Inc. which is solely responsible for its content. ePlace Solutions, Inc. is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional services. Federal and state laws are more complex than presented here. This information is simplified for the sake of brevity and is not a substitute for legal advice. ePlace Solutions, Inc. disclaims any liability, loss or risk incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents of this information.

PER Human Resources – June 2021

 

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Want to know the latest buzz in the HR arena? Professional Employer Resources has a world of information in our newsletter. Not only is it fun, but it’s also resourceful! Including, important changes to federal and state employment practices.

Eighty-five percent (85%) of all employment lawsuits can be prevented!


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EEOC Updates Its Guidance on Vaccinations

On May 28, 2021, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced updated and expanded guidelines concerning Covid-19 vaccination requirements and incentives for employees.

Employers can now require all employees entering the workplace to be vaccinated, so long as 2 requirements are met.


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MYTH: “HR only cares about compliance, not people.”

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7ccdcf21 aa63 47aa ab88 5985faa95ee8FEDERAL UPDATES
Department of Labor Repeals Trump-Era Independent Contractor RulesFederal Contractor Minimum Wage Raised to $15.00

OSHA Changes Position on Recordability of Adverse Reactions from Vaccines

Same-Sex Harassment Definition is Broadened by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

STATE UPDATES

ALABAMA:
Alabama Legalizes Medical Marijuana with Wide Discretion for Employers

MICHIGAN:
MIOSHA Amends COVID-19 Emergency Rules

MONTANA:
Montana Makes Vaccine Status a Protected Class

NEW YORK:
NYC Creates BIPA-Like Requirements for Retail and Hospitality Businesses

RHODE ISLAND:
Rhode Island Enacts $15 Minimum Wage Law

VIRGINIA:
Virginia Enacts New Overtime Wage Laws

WASHINGTON:
Washington Passes 2 New Laws to Prepare for the Next Pandemic


Copyright © 2021 ePlace Solutions, Inc., All rights reserved.

This information is provided by ePlace Solutions, Inc. which is solely responsible for its content. ePlace Solutions, Inc. is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional services. Federal and state laws are more complex than presented here. This information is simplified for the sake of brevity and is not a substitute for legal advice. ePlace Solutions, Inc. disclaims any liability, loss or risk incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents of this information.

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