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Vaccinated Foreign Travelers Permitted to Enter U.S. as of November 8, 2021

Author: hrwsAdmin


All COVID-19-vaccinated foreign travelers will be permitted to enter the United States, beginning November 8, 2021. It applies to both international air, land and sea travel. Land and sea travelers will be asked to provide vaccination status to Customs and Border Protection, while air travelers will be required to provide proof of vaccination as well…

OSHA: Workplace Safety Drivers’ Guide

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Click here to view the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s employer guidance document on keeping drivers safe at the workplace …

OSHA: 10 Hour & 30 Hour Cards

Author: hrwsAdmin


Click here to view the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (10-hour and 30-hour card) outreach training programs …

HRWS (Chart): Tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from July to August 2021

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Click the link below to view the HR Workplace Services (HRWS) Chart, tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from July to August 2021 (statistically significant states): HRWS Unemployment Chart July-August 2021 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 and HR concerns,…

DOL: Work Opportunity Tax Credit – Employers’ Quick Reference Guide

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Click here to read the Department of Labor’s Work Opportunity Tax Credit – Employers’ Quick Reference Guide …

U.S. Extends Travel Restrictions at Canada, Mexico Borders

Author: hrwsAdmin


The U.S. has extended its restrictions at its land borders with Canada and Mexico (through October 21, 2021) that bar nonessential travel such as tourism by foreigners – this, despite Canada’s recent (Aug. 9, 2021) action to open its border to vaccinated Americans. Nearly all foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. by air will need…

DOL: Final Rule for FLSA Joint Employer Status

Author: hrwsAdmin


Click here to read the Department of Labor’s final, Joint Employer Status rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) …

HRWS: Cap Raised to $2M on SBA Disaster Relief Loans

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After President Biden lifted a $500,000 cap on disaster relief loans on Thursday, small businesses may now borrow up to $2M from the federal government to help the weather the pandemic. Also eligible are those who already took smaller Economic Disaster Loans. However, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will not approve any requests for more…

DOL: Annual Update to Minimum Hourly Wage Rate for Federal Contract Workers

Author: Michael Rosenthal


Click here to read the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) annual update to the current minimum hourly wage rate for federal contract workers …

DOL & Mexico Renew Agreement to Protect Rights of Mexican, Hispanic Workers

Author: hrwsAdmin


Click here to read about the renewed agreement between the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Mexican Government to protect the rights of Mexican, Hispanic Workers …

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