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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in July: COVID-19 Return to Work Safety and Workers’ Compensation

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Recorded Webinar: COVID-19 Employer Safety Guidelines

Both OSHA and the CDC are mandating that employers take specific and extensive precautions to mitigate against the spread of COVID-19. These mandates will be strictly enforced subjecting employers to significant fines and potential civil damages. To assist employers navigating this safety minefield, Guardian HR has teamed up with Trivent Safety Consulting to answer some …

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June 2020 Important Employment Updates!

Here is an important look-back of June’s “Greatest Hits” of Employment Updates: California Mask Mandate (CA Mask Mandate)· Movement surrounding the topic of Juneteenth becoming a recognized holiday Supreme Court Makes Discrimination against LGBTQ Individuals Unconstitutional Guardian HR Covid-19 Safety Training Courses now available online at www.guardian-hr.com: COVID-19: Navigating Employee Issues COVID-19: Workplace Safety for …

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U.S. Supreme Court Makes Discrimination Against LGBTQ Unconstitutional

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia is a consolidated case dealing with discrimination of employees due to sexual orientation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The case was consolidated with Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, a similar case of apparent discrimination due to sexual orientation, but which had created …

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Employee Garnishments and Changes Due to Covid-19

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Three Steps to Avoid Default Judgments Whether in-person or remotely, employers may want to have their garnishment teams consider three steps right now that may defeat aggressive collections lawyers who seek to obtain a default judgment. First, while some garnishments may slow to a trickle or stop altogether, it may be prudent …

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Monthly Compliance Calendar Alert – Keep Your Company Compliant in June: Hours, Classifications, and Payment of Wages

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URGENT: Guardian HR’s Simple Guide to Determine if your Business is Ready to Open

Guardian HR recommends you follow these steps to analyze whether or not your company is prepared to open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides continuing to follow the recommendations issued by state and local health departments when determining the most appropriate actions to take, you should pay particular attention to the five steps listed below: Consider …

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URGENT: COVID-19 Return to Work Checklist Supplement

This alert is a supplement designed to be a part of our previous COVID-19 Return to Work Checklist LAWlert: The health and economic conditions created by the COVID-19 crisis have caused unprecedented disruption in the workforce. Now, as some employers begin to bring employees back to work, they are faced with a new set of challenges. …

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URGENT: Agency Guidance – IRS Notices Announce Increased Flexibility for Certain Plans

Issue Date: May 13, 2020 Our partners at Benefit Comply has put together some crucial information on the IRS’s national response to the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The first notice increases “flexibility with respect to mid-year elections under a §125 cafeteria plan during the calendar year 2020 related to employer-sponsored health coverage, health Flexible Spending Arrangements …

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URGENT CA: Comparison COVID-19 Paid Leave

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] In the face of the COVID-19, Guardian HR wants to keep employers aware of available California leave benefits. What employees are entitled to may be confusing. Below you will find an overview of the different types of CA paid leave and our comparison guidance sheet to determine which paid leave best works for …

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