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CDC: Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirements for Air Passengers Entering U.S.

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Click here to view the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) expanded requirements for negative COVID-19 testing for air travelers entering the U.S. …

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HRWS: DOL Announces OSHA’s Annual Civil Penalty Adjustments

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On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release announcing their Annual Adjustments to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Civil Penalties. Both “less than serious” and “serious” violations are increasing. Less than serious violations will rise from $13,494 to $13,653 per instance. While, in cases of willful or…

IRS: Eligible PPP Expenses, Now Deductible

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Click here to read the Internal Revenue Services’ (IRS’) guidance on eligible, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) deductible expenses …

IRS: Standard Mileage Rates Announced for 2021

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Click here to read the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) official announcement of 2021 standard mileage rates …

HRWS: U.S. to Require UK Travelers to Test Negative for COVID-19

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As of December 25, 2020, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requiring British airline passengers to receive a negative COVID-19 prior to boarding their flight to the States. The U.S. in now the latest country to announce similar restrictions because of a new coronavirus variant spreading in Britain. The order specifies…

HRWS (Chart): Tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from October to November 2020

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Click the link below to view the HR Workplace Services (HRWS) Chart, tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from October to November 2020 (statistically significant states): HRWS Unemployment Chart October to November 2020 About HRWS HR Workplace Services, Inc. (HRWS) partners with the nation’s top insurance brokers and agencies providing their clients with best-in-class services for support…

HRWS: Mexico Raises Minimum Wage

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On 12/16/20, Mexico’s National Minimum Wage Commission (CONASAMI) announced the Country’s minimum wage would increase to $141.70 pesos per day, up $10.46 pesos. The change becomes effective January 1, 2021. In addition, the CONASAMI increased the minimum wage for the Free Economic Zone of the Northern Border to $213.39 Mexican pesos per day, also effective…

OSHA: Implements Inspection Program to Target Highest Injury and Illness Workplaces

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Click here to view the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA’s) new inspection program instituted to target workplaces with the highest injury and illness rates …

IRS: How to Report Nonemployee Compensation & Backup Withholding

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Click here to read the new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Tip: How to report nonemployee compensation and backup withholding …

DOL (Video): 5 Tips to Protect Workers During the Holidays

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Click the link below to watch the Department of Labor (DOL) video: 5 Tips to Protect Workers During the Holidays  

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