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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“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. […]
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 […]
How do leaders tackle the holidays in 2020? 2020 has been tough, and many employees are feeling overwhelmed and disconnected this holiday season. This year, more than ever before, employers should repeatedly connect with their employees throughout the holiday season. According to a recent article from the Society for Human Resource Management, “A report from […]
What are the federal workplace bathroom laws? Who uses which bathroom? How many bathrooms must the company provide? Can the company dictate who uses which? Although the transgendered are a small percentage of the population, as a group they are more open about their status than ever before. Proactive employers will have a plan in […]
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