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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates It appears that mandating COVID-19 vaccinations just isn’t going to meet legal muster, with the lone exception being the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that mandates employers...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

We don’t have quite as many updates this time which is a gift in and of itself. The COVID-19 vaccine mandates continue to ping pong their way in and out of our lives. Stayed,...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Earlier this week, the EEOC updated its What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation...

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Coronavirus and Leave Updates

Coronavirus and Leave Updates

U.S. Federal Updates President Biden’s Executive Order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors with a covered contract to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has essentially...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

Who else can’t believe that it’s almost Thanksgiving? 2021 has been a major improvement over 2020, but we still have a long way to go. 2022 will be even better. We would like to...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates National Paid Leave This has become quite the rollercoaster. Apparently, federal Paid Leave is back in President Biden’s Build Back Better spending bill. So...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates National Paid Leave Well, it appears our dreams of a nationwide paid leave program have been dashed...for now. We’ll see what happens in the future. There...

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California EDD Announces 2022 Changes

California EDD Announces 2022 Changes

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced that the 2022 employee contribution rate for State Disability Insurance (SDI) will decrease to 1.1%. The...

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COVID-19 and State Updates

COVID-19 and State Updates

U.S. Federal Update National Paid Family Leave? Could it be? National Paid Family Leave...finally? The Build Back Better Act (part of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation...

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COVID-19 and State Updates

COVID-19 and State Updates

U.S. Federal Update Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) The Treasury Department and the IRS worked together to issue Notice 2021-53 which provides guidance for...

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COVID-19 and State Updates

COVID-19 and State Updates

There’s a lot to get to this time around - things don’t seem to be slowing down one bit. To begin with, we wanted to update you on some of the COVID-19 paid sick leave ordinances...

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