Entries by Inspiring HR

Labor Law Updates for March 2021

INFINITI HR is happy to provide Monthly State Law Updates as a service to our subscribers. These briefs provide a general description and are not meant to be all inclusive of compliance requirements. This list is not inclusive of all legislative changes for employers across the U.S. Changes may have been addressed in previous updates, […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – March 2021 Changes

As we shared with our readers previously, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expired on December 31, 2020 – and with it, the obligation for covered employers to provide emergency paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave. Shortly before the end of 2020, Congress extended the tax credit that accompanied use of FFCRA to […]

“We Want Four Day Work Weeks!”

Let’s be honest, don’t we ALL look forward to holiday weekends when the day off falls on either side of the weekends or our typical days off? And yet, the work gets done. Upon economic recovery from COVID-19, working less hours overall may not be a good long term strategy, but it raises a question […]

Successfully Responding to a DOL Audit

In the wake of COVID-19, will there will be an increase of audits by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to ensure decisions and actions made by employers adjusting to COVID were lawful? Only time will tell, but INFINITI HR and our partners at Inspiring HR wants you to be prepared.  See our quick reference […]

Labor Law Updates for February 2021

These briefs provide a general description and are not meant to be all inclusive of compliance requirements. This list is not inclusive of all legislative changes for employers across the U.S. Changes may have been addressed in previous updates, which can be accessed from our blog. Employers are encouraged to work with their Inspiring HR […]

The Professional Employer Organization for Franchises®, INFINITI HR Sponsors IFA 2021 Annual Convention February 16- 25, 2021

BURTONSVILLE, MD – See INFINITI HR, the Professional Employer Organization for Franchises®, ignite innovation and prepare for a year of explosive growth at the International Franchise Association (IFA) Virtual Annual Convention. IFA’s Virtual Annual Convention will be live February 16-18 and February 23-25 with more than 190 educational and networking sessions and 10 general sessions […]

No. You May NOT Wear PJ’s To The Team’s Video Conference.

POLICY FROM MANAGEMENT: “WEAR CLOTHES TO WORK.  THANK YOU.” As the pandemic continues, so does the need for more structured guidance for your ever-growing remote workforce. Dressing down with all-day lounge wear, gym wear and pajamas is becoming a new norm for home office attire as the pandemic rolls into months of not reporting to […]

What You Need to Know About Recruiting and Hiring Remote Workers

“Remote employees. Distributed workforce. Telecommuting. Work from home. A virtual job. Work from anywhere.” These terms, like many other words, have a broader impact and a new meaning for people this year. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of companies with employees who worked either 100% or partially remote had been growing significantly in […]

Leading with Purpose: Management’s Role in Acclimating New Employees

“In teaching others, we teach ourselves.” Employees are willing to listen to senior leaders and commit to and strive for business success. Organizations have a unique opportunity to reach out and engage all employees more fully in driving business results. Those that promote meaningful and systemic dialogue with their employees create a partnership for success. […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Mandate Ends 12/31/2020

Under the recently signed Consolidated Appropriations Act, employers are no longer required to provide FFCRA leave after December 31, 2020. However, if employers choose to continue to provide paid leave under the terms of the FFCRA in 2021, they may continue to take the available tax credits through March 31, 2021. We recommend that employers quickly but […]