EEOC Releases Its Fiscal Year Report

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its Fiscal Year 2020 Agency Financial Report reviewing the commission’s financial goals and accomplishments. For employers, the news is that the commission established a record in recovery in its court cases. The report says that “A total of 25,925 individuals received approximately $106 million in monetary … Read more

Five Recent Court Cases Affecting Employers

The law keeps changing as courts hand down cases, and employers need to be up-to-date. Three U.S. Supreme Court cases and two federal circuit court cases round out the recent decisions that employers should be aware of. U.S. Supreme Court In Bostock v. Clayton County, the court held that “An employer who fires an individual … Read more

Is the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Right for You?

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The president signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) into law on June 5, 2020. This bill modifies provisions related to the forgiveness of loans made to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was implemented in response to COVID-19. The new law relaxes provisions of the PPP, making it easier for … Read more

OSHA and the CDC Issue Coronavirus Guidelines

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released guidelines for businesses for dealing with the novel coronavirus. The plans are detailed and address different businesses. Employers wanting guidance on reopening can refer to these documents. OSHA OSHA has released a Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 that … Read more

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