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Is Paid Leave For COVID-19 Still Required?

As Covid-19 becomes less prevalent across the country, states and localities are backing off employers’ requirements to provide their employees with paid leave if they have COVID-19 or symptoms.…

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Creating An Employee Handbook For Your Small Business

If you're currently running a business, one of the most important aspects to consider is what your rules, policies, and expectations are. You wear many hats, and setting expectations through word-of-mouth or meetings simply doesn’t cut it when managing employees effectively.…

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Retirement Savings Plans Are Now Required In Colorado

As of January 1st, 2023, employees in California whose employers do not offer retirement plans now have access to an optional retirement savings plan. This plan will be a state-facilitated retirement savings program through the Colorado SecureSavings Program.…

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Paid Leave For Any Reason In Illinois Starting 2024

The Illinois legislature passed the Paid Leave for All Workers (PLFAW) Act on January 10th, 2023. The passing of this law makes Illinois the third state in the U.S. to require private employers to provide earned paid leave to employees to be used for any reason.…

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Guidelines Announced By NIOSH For The Safety Of Temporary Workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a set of best practices to better protect temporary workers on the job. The mission of NIOSH is to develop new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice.…

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Re-Evaluate Your COVID-19 Policies As The Newest Variant Makes Its Presence

As we all began to have high hopes that COVID-19 could be over, a new variant has become prominent in the United States. XBB. 1.5. variant, or the so-called “Kraken” variant, has been circulating in many countries and has quickly become the newest dominant COVID-19 strain in the U.S.…

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Violating Labor Laws Can Have A High Price Tag

With 2023 in full swing, business owners are still trying to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – hiring, recruiting, retaining employees, and more. However, employers may be so eager to get employees to work for them, they may be disregarding the potential cost of labor law violations.…

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How To Maintain Workplace Compliance

Whether you need to follow legal regulations or simply have company rules, workplace compliance requirements are crucial for any small business. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to get employees on the same page.…