Update on Vaccination Requirements

Update on Vaccination Requirements

Summary of President Biden’s Executive Order On September 9, President Biden issued a stunning and far-reaching executive order related to the continual COVID pandemic. While the current buzz is related to vaccination of healthcare workers, the Order actually...
GUIDELINES FOR VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

GUIDELINES FOR VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

Currently, the only known facts are the COVID-19 vaccines have demonstrated high efficacy at preventing severe and symptomatic COVID-19.  Although early studies seem to demonstrate more positive information, there is limited data on how much the vaccines might reduce...
EMPLOYEE RETENTION TAX CREDIT

EMPLOYEE RETENTION TAX CREDIT

An Often Overlooked Source of Business Relief The employee retention tax credit (ERTC or ERC) was initially a part of the 2020 CARES legislation.  Several limitations in eligibility made this benefit an unlikely evaluated source of economic relief in the COVID crisis....
MANAGING EMPLOYEES AFTER COVID VACCINATION

MANAGING EMPLOYEES AFTER COVID VACCINATION

As many healthcare workers are getting vaccinated, it is important to understand how signs and symptoms related to the vaccination must be evaluated against the signs and symptoms of COVID infection. It is important to not unnecessarily burden your operations by...
FFCRA: EMPLOYEE PAID LEAVE RIGHT

FFCRA: EMPLOYEE PAID LEAVE RIGHT

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Generally, the Act provides that employees of covered...
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RULINGS ON PAID LEAVE UNDER FFCRA

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RULINGS ON PAID LEAVE UNDER FFCRA

On September 11, the DOL issued new rulings that change several points in the Sick Pay and FMLA extension benefits available under FFCRA – in some cases invalidating what the original law said. Four main issues were clarified or changed. Work Availability The DOL...