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.

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

Screening Employees Prior To The Work Day As coronavirus cases rise in at least 40 states, many governors have instituted executive orders requiring t

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. Wear a mask! Businesses are trying to prepare and adjust as a growing number of US states have mandated the

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

As you navigate your way back and mitigate the risks of your return, this work action plan pdf can help to lay out some guidelines and things to consi

Updated Model COBRA Notices & FAQ

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued new model notices for group health plan administrators to use to comply with COBRA notification requirem

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

The Stress Is Real For The Workplace

Employee Stress Surrounding the Coronavirus Pandemic, Easing Into Uncertain Times As the number of confirmed cases  of Coronavirus increases dail

COVID-19 IRS Deadline Extension Form 5500

IRS Extends Deadline for Forms 5500 Due Before July 1, 2020 On April 9, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-23 to extend key tax deadlines for individual

ACA Compliance During COVID-19

The Look-back Measurement Method and COVID-19 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum va

COVID-19: Let There Be Stress!

Easing Employee Stress Surrounding the Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which was first detected in Wuhan, China

COVID-19 IRS Tax Credits Q&A

IRS FAQs: FFCRA Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs

Unwrapping The COVID-19 Stimulus Package

$2 Trillion Stimulus Package Moving Forward as COVID-19 Concern Builds The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a major strain on every aspect of d

INTERVIEW: COVID Questions Part 2

Part two of a few more questions around the topic of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave portion of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. InterviewCO

COVID-19: DOL Updated Poster Released

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded fam

I-9 Flexibility as COVID-19 response

EmployersDepartment of Homeland Security Responds to COVID-19 with I-9 Flexibility in Document Verification On March 20, 2020, the Department of Homel

SPECIAL COVID-19 Support Package

COVID-19 Support Package It is important the employers stay up to date with the ongoing COVID-19 legislation to understand how it affects their busine

COVID-19 Layoffs? Beware of WARN Act

Employers should heed compliance WARN Act will be important during COVID-19 fallout As the COVID-19 quarantines continue, many companies are strugglin
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