Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 19, 2020. This new legislation will provide paid time off for employees impacted by the COVID-19 virus. The time off provided by the Families First Act comes in two distinct forms: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Paid FMLA.

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Minimizing Compliance Risk

Minimizing Compliance Risk

One of the most underappreciated benefits of a Workforce Management System is the reduction of compliance risk. Compliance is challenging for organizations since requirements grow more complex and numerous each year. In the midst of this complexity, many organizations remain unaware of the requirements and underestimate the cost of noncompliance.

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Navigating the New Overtime Rules

Navigating the New Overtime Rules

As we saw in our last post, The Department of Labor’s overtime requirements will change January 1, 2020. Employees whose annual salary falls between the old level of $23,660 and the new threshold of $35,568 per year, will need to either be reclassified as non-exempt...

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New Overtime Rules are Coming

New Overtime Rules are Coming

On September 24th the Department of Labor (DOL) announced important changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which will go into effect January 1, 2020.  It is estimated that these changes will impact more than 1.3 million American workers, so there is a...

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Get Ready for Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act

Get Ready for Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act

Michigan Paid Medical Leave Law Michigan’s new Paid Medical Leave Law (PMLA) is scheduled to go into effect March 29th. While we are not able to provide you with legal advice regarding the law, we do want to help you think through a few questions so that we can help...

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