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...

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...

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...

URGENT CA: Comparison COVID-19 Paid Leave

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...

URGENT CA: COVID-19 Worker’s Compensation

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order (EO) creating a rebuttable presumption of worker’s compensation coverage for employees who were directed to work outside the home from March 17 until approximately July 5 and have tested positive for COVID-19....

URGENT: EEOC Won’t Collect Employer EEO-1 Data in 2020 Due to Coronavirus

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on May 7 that it will delay until March 2021 collection of EEO-1 Component 1 information—which asks for the number of employees who work for a covered business sorted by job category, race, ethnicity and...