Expanded Wage Replacement Entitlements for California Employees

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As schools and childcare facilities announce they will remain closed through the summer months, the California legislature is considering an amendment to the state’s Paid Family Leave program to allow employees to obtain income replacement under the unemployment insurance code for COVID-caused school closures.

March 2019: Electronic PDF

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March 2019 Employment Practices Compliance Managing ever-expanding state and local paid family and sick leave mandates, training supervisors and managers on FMLA and ADA requirements, handling difficult accommodation requests, and … Read More

The CEO’s Desk: Compliance – Possible

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Compliance: Possible By Terri L. Rhodes, CLMS, CCMP, CPDM, MBA CEO DMEC Today’s workplace is unprecedented in its fragmented landscape for managing employee time off. We have mandated leaves of … Read More

Compliance Makeover: Exceeding ADA Requirements

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Going “Above & Beyond”: Exceeding ADA Requirements Without Getting Burned By Francis Alvarez, JD Principal, National Coordinator of Disability, Leave & Health Management Practice Jackson Lewis PC Despite Americans with … Read More

Section 503 and Inclusive Workplace Planning

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Employing People with Disabilities Online Tool Helps Build a Diverse Workforce If your organization wants the business benefits of including people with disabilities in the workplace, you have a valuable … Read More

Compliance Memos: September 2016

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Proliferating Local Paid Sick Leave, Other Protections Chicago requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees effective July 1, 2017. One leave hour is accrued per 40 hours worked, … Read More

Compliance Memos: May 2016

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HHS Announces HIPAA Audits: Watch for Email Notices To assess employer compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the Department of … Read More

Compliance Memos: March 2016

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9th Circuit: Deadlines Can’t Fall on Weekends In Legras v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, the insurer was not allowed to strictly limit appeal of a plan decision to 180 days. … Read More