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July 2022 HR Newsletter

DOL Reminds Employers to Prioritize Safety for Summer Youth Hires

With summer being a popular season for youth employment, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently reminded employers hiring youth-aged workers to comply with federal child labor laws to ensure these hires have a safe and beneficia...

June 2022 HR Newsletter

HSA/HDHP Limits Increase for 2023

Recently, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2022-24 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2023. The IRS is required to publish these limits by June 1 of each year. The limits include...

May 2022 HR Newsletter

DOJ Issues Guidance on Opioid Addiction and the ADA

On April 5, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can protect individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) and other drug addictions from discrimination.

 

ADA Background

The ADA...

April 2022 HR Newsletter

EEOC Issues FAQs on COVID-19 and Caregiver Discrimination

On March 14, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a ne...

March 2022 HR Newsletter

Understanding the Value of a Learning Culture

As employers evaluate how to combat today’s attraction and retention challenges, learning and development (L&D) efforts are a great way for organizations to find and keep employees. Research found that the majority of employees would stay at an organ...

February 2022 HR Newsletter

OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 ETS, but Not the Proposed Permanent Rule​​​​​​​​​​​

On Jan. 25, 2022, OSHA provided notice that it is withdrawing its COVID-19 vaccination and weekly testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The withdrawal will be effective once the notice is published in the Federal Regist...

January 2022: Stay informed of the latest HR News

5 HR Trends to Monitor in 2022

Many human resources (HR) functions were quickly reimagined in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and HR professionals should continue to expect new challenges in 2022. Here are five HR trends to monitor this upcoming year:

1. Hybrid Workplace Sustainability
Most w...

December 2021: Stay Informed of the Latest HR News

5th Circuit Court of Appeals Extends Stay of OSHA ETS

On Nov. 12, 2021, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (the Court) extended the preliminary stay it ordered for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) vaccine and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS) on Nov...

November 2021: Stay Informed of the Latest HR News

What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Employers

Recently, the White House directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to draft an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for private employers. Soon, employers with 100 or more employees (likely measured companywide, not ...

October 21: Stay Informed of the Latest HR News

OSHA to Mandate Vaccine and Testing Temporary Standard for COVID-19​

On Sept. 9, 2021, President Biden announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing an emergency temporary standard (ETS). The new ETS will require private-sector employers with 100 or ...

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