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CA Launches COVID-19 Compliance Portal for Employers

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Click here to view the State of California’s new COVID-19 compliance website & portal for employers …

DOT: COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan

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Click here to read the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) guidance on COVID-19 workplace safety …

White House: PPP Rule Changes Made to Reach Smallest Businesses

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February 22, 2021, the White House announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in an effort to reach additional minority-owned and smaller-sized businesses that may have been unable to access loans under the original parameters. The new rules, beginning Wednesday, February 24, 2021, allow small businesses with fewer than 20 employees an exclusive, two-week…

CDC: Winter Safety Tips

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Click here to read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) press release offering winter safety tips …

CDC: Guidance on Health & Safety for Specific Occupations

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Click here to view the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance on health and safety steps for specific occupations …

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DOL: 28 States Receive Funding to Combat Unemployment Insurance Fraud/Identity Theft

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Click here to view the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) announcement of additional funding to 28 states and territories to combat unemployment, insurance fraud and identity theft …

HRWS: Coachella, CA – Nation’s First City to Authorize Farm Workers Hero Pay

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On February 10, 2021, the Coachella City Council (CA), approved instituting Hero Pay for farm workers, becoming the first city in the Nation to do so. With Hero Pay, employers are required to pay an extra $4 per hour to their employees for no less than the next 120 days. The emergency ordinance also includes…

CMS: Avoiding COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

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Click the link below to read the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) alert on how to avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams … COVID-19, Vaccine-Scams

DOT: Random Drug & Alcohol Testing Rates for Employees in 2021

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Click here to view the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) random drug and alcohol testing rates (in 2021) for employees …

DOL: Program Allowing Employers to Self-Report Min. Wage & Overtime Violations, Ends

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Click here to read the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) news release regarding the termination of the program allowing employers to self-report federal minimum wage and overtime violations …

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