COVID-19 HR Information

COVID-19 HR Information

Human Resources Help for Small and Mid Size Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

The Latest COVID-19 News

Regulations are currently changing hourly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MyHRConcierge is keeping our business partners and clients informed with our updated news feed. Browse the latest articles below.

5 HR Trends to Monitor in 2021

The Landscape Of HR Looks Different COVID-19 affected nearly every workplace function last year, and that influence will linger into 2021 and beyond.

2021 ACA Reporting Deadlines

2021 ACA Reporting Deadlines Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting under Section 6055 and Section 6056 for the 2020 calendar year is due in early 2021.

PPP Reopened and Second Draw To Come

Paycheck Protection Program Reopened The Paycheck Protection Program is reopened with over $284B in funds available for new loans. For new borrowers,

Trump Signs Stimulus Bill Act Into Law

Stimulus Bill Includes Ban on Surprise Medical Bills On Dec. 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 into law. The

Will the FFCRA be extended or not?

As of now, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) paid-leave requirements will expire on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA provided paid sick

Emergency Use COVID-19 Vaccination Begins

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Begins Following Emergency Use Authorization by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency

FFCRA Questions Keep Coming

​The questions keep coming, as more workers continue to be exposed or diagnosed.  Though it seems that COVID-19 has been top of mind for su

IRS Relief for 2020 ACA Reporting

Details on IRS Transition Relief for 2020 ACA Reporting On Oct. 2, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-76 to: Extend the due d

Time Tracking in the Time of COVID-19

Tracking Employee Accuracy is a Priority in the Wake of COVID-19 Keeping track of employee productivity has always been important, but it’s even

COVID-19 Infographic: Pandemic Fatigue

Click the graphic below to enlarge and print the following infographic. The supporting article can be found here.     For more information c

Growing Tired of The Pandemic

Combating Pandemic Fatigue An unintentional phenomenon is on the rise—pandemic fatigue. Many people are tired of staying at home and want to be

DOL Revises FFCRA Regulations

DOL Revises FFCRA Regulations in Response to Court Decision The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued revisions to regulations that implement the

What Records To Keep – FFCRA

What records do I need to keep when my employee takes paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave? Regardless of whether you grant or deny a

Form I-9 Extended Another 30 days!

Form I-9 Requirements FlexibilityExtended Past August 18 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

DOL Reveals Revised FMLA forms

The Department of Labor (DOL) revised Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms this summer. Extensive changes have been made that require more s

CDC Says: Isolate When…

CDC GUIDANCE FOR ISOLATINGWHEN INFECTED WITH COVID-19 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends isolation to separate people inf

More Relief in Executive Order By Trump

President Trump Signs Executive Order on Pandemic Relief President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order and three memorandums to address pa

Remote I-9 Verification Date Now Aug. 19

Remote Verification of Form I-9 Documents Extended to Aug. 19 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the exemption for the

Who Should Continue to Work From Home?

Deciding Who Should Continue to Work From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic As businesses across the country continue reopening and the threat of a se

COVID-19 Forces HR To Adjust

5 Ways COVID-19 Is Reshaping HR The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the entire world, it seems. With fluctuating infection rates and confl

Screening Employees Upon Entry to Work

How to Screen Employees and What to Do With a Positive Screen As coronavirus cases rise in at least 40 states, many governors have instituted executiv

New Q&As on COVID-19 Workplace Laws

DOL Releases More Q&As on Workplace Laws and COVID-19 Pandemic On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the agency’s p

Mandatory Masking for Some Workers

Masking: The COVID-19 Protection Mandate Businesses are trying to prepare and adjust as a growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks a

Is this COVID-19 Case Work-related?

How to Determine Whether a COVID-19 Case Is Work-related The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created massive change and concern for employers and

COVID-19: DOL Helpful FFCRA Tool

DOL Launches Employee Tool for Assessing FFCRA Leave Eligibility The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has created an online tool to help workers determi

EEOC Issued More COVID-19 Guidance

EEOC issues further Return-to-Work Guidance New Answers to Current Questions regarding return to work and COVID-19 On June 11, 2020, the Equal Employm

SBA Releases EZ Forgiveness Application

The SBA’s Streamlined Loan Forgiveness Application The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Treasury recently released a streamlined

Can You Legally Monitor Remote Workers?

The Legal Considerations of Monitoring Remote Workers Employers need to consider the legal implications of monitoring remote employees and consult leg

Pros & Cons of Remote Employees

Monitoring Remote Workers Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, more employees are working remotely than ever before. And, even as businesses be

A Second Wave? Prepare Your Business

Preparing for a Second Wave of COVID-19 Cases Even as stay-at-home orders and restrictions are lifted, daily operations won’t be business-as-usu

Recruiting Post-Coronavirus

Recruiting Post-Coronavirus Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their post-coronavirus plans. W

Conducting a Remote Layoff

Considerations For Conducting A Remote Layoff Conducting a layoff is never easy—and conducting a layoff virtually adds new challenges for employ

After COVID-19: The Payroll Landscape

Webinar On-Demand: The New Regulatory Landscape in 2020 The coronavirus outbreak has created many new challenges to the payroll tax business and opera

The Mental Side of COVID-19

Dealing with COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. According

On The Road Again… Or Are We?

Business Travel After COVID-19 Travel—for both business and leisure—worldwide has virtually come to a standstill during the coronavirus pa

EEOC Updates for COVID-19 and the ADA

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA On May 7, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers

PDF Download: Return to Work Action Plan

Coronavirus Back to Work Action Plan for Small to Mid Sized Businesses As you navigate your way back and mitigate the risks of your return, this work

Moving Forward Together After COVID-19

What does Working After COVID-19 Sheltering Look Like? There was no way to predict the change in the workplace landscape that would take place mid-Mar

COVID-19 Reality: Furlough vs. Layoff

The Difference Between a Furlough and a Layoff The last thing employees and employers want is lost jobs. It means financial uncertainty for everyone i

What’s Next? The Road Back to Business

Reopening a Business After the Coronavirus Shutdown As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have an unprecedented effect on daily life, ma
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