IRS Issues Employer Guidance for Reporting 2021 FFCRA Leave Wages

2021-09-14T02:51:48+00:00

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IRS Issues Employer Guidance for Reporting 2021 FFCRA Leave Wages2021-09-14T02:51:48+00:00

Protecting Employees From Coronavirus Delta Variant

2021-09-02T20:34:11+00:00

The Delta variant has quickly become the dominant strain of the coronavirus in the United States. Delta—which can cause a more severe form of COVID-19—spreads more efficiently than the original coronavirus strain that sparked the pandemic in 2020. Faster transmission means greater concerns for employers, especially those with unvaccinated workers. This article provides guidance to [...]

Protecting Employees From Coronavirus Delta Variant2021-09-02T20:34:11+00:00

5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 2022

2021-09-02T20:21:41+00:00

For the past two decades, health costs have increased each year. This happens for a variety of reasons, such as inflation or, say, a global pandemic. With that in mind, employers can bank on prices going up in 2022. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, medical costs are projected to increase 6.5% in 2022. This [...]

5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefits Costs in 20222021-09-02T20:21:41+00:00

What the Delta Variant Means for Return-to-Work Mask Policies

2021-09-02T14:06:51+00:00

With a growing percentage of the United States population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, many localities and, in turn, employers, have eased mask mandates and policies. However, due to the spread of an emerging variant of coronavirus known as Delta, these policies may still need updating, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has [...]

What the Delta Variant Means for Return-to-Work Mask Policies2021-09-02T14:06:51+00:00

The Delta Variant and Return-to-Work COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

2021-09-02T14:07:27+00:00

As the highly contagious and transmissible Delta variant spreads across the United States and the numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise, many organizations are taking action to protect employees. In some cases, they are mandating that employees get vaccinated before returning to the workplace or encouraging them to do so. For some employers, these [...]

The Delta Variant and Return-to-Work COVID-19 Vaccination Policies2021-09-02T14:07:27+00:00

Implementing Delta Variant Prevention Strategies Based on Local Transmission and Vaccination Coverage

2021-09-02T14:08:03+00:00

The widespread availability and administration of COVID-19 vaccines have changed the trajectory of the pandemic in the United States. However, vaccination coverage varies across the United States, and transmission risk remains considerable in areas with low vaccination rates. The emergence of more transmissible variants—including Delta—increases the urgency to expand vaccination coverage and for organizations to [...]

Implementing Delta Variant Prevention Strategies Based on Local Transmission and Vaccination Coverage2021-09-02T14:08:03+00:00

COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings

2021-09-02T14:08:57+00:00

COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings Office building employers, owners and managers can take proactive measures to create a safe and healthy workplace for employees, clients and other guests. This article shares COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Protect Employees Employers should consider the following steps to protect their employees [...]

COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings2021-09-02T14:08:57+00:00

Preventing Cyberattacks on Remote Employees

2021-04-06T03:08:13+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has solidified remote work as a new operational standard. Employers should expect this trend to only grow in the future. In fact, many major companies, such as Twitter and Microsoft, have indicated that remote work will be an indefinite option for their employees. While this is exciting in many ways, remote work [...]

Preventing Cyberattacks on Remote Employees2021-04-06T03:08:13+00:00

Preparing HR for Future Health Crises

2021-04-06T03:08:38+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic was a wake-up call for HR departments in 2020. Suddenly, employees were looking to HR teams for guidance in areas not typically considered their responsibility. This was a turning point for many workplaces—now, HR is expected to understand public health challenges swiftly and manage them efficiently. This article outlines four ways HR [...]

Preparing HR for Future Health Crises2021-04-06T03:08:38+00:00

Preparing for Power Outages

2021-04-06T03:09:04+00:00

Power outages are an unfortunate reality and often strike fast and unexpectedly, leaving employees looking for answers. Often a result of extreme winter or other severe weather, a power outage can leave a workplace without the heat or lights on, and the impact can extend to employees’ homes—and their personal safety. Employee relations are critical [...]

Preparing for Power Outages2021-04-06T03:09:04+00:00
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