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OSHA: Protocol & Procedures for Reporting a Fatality or Severe Injury in the Workplace

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Click here for the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA’s) guidance on protocol and procedure for reporting serious injury or a fatality in the workplace …

OSHA: New Poster (Guidance) on Preventing Heat Illness at Work

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Click here to view the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) new poster on preventing heat illness in the workplace …

Paycheck Protection Program Closed to New Applications

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The Payment Protection Program (PPP), the federal program designed to help keep small businesses open during the COVID-19 pandemic, closed to new applications on Friday, May 28, 2021. And though the program has closed, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has another month to process applications. About HRWS HR Workplace Services, Inc. (HRWS) partners with the…

HRWS: EEOC Provides Q&As on Employer Incentives for COVID-19 Voluntary Vaccinations (Under ADA & GINA)

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently answered questions regarding employer incentives for COVID-19 Voluntary Vaccinations under ADA and Gina. They are as follows (from EEOC.gov): ADA:  Employer Incentives for Voluntary COVID-19 Vaccinations 1.  Under the ADA, may an employer offer an incentive to employees to voluntarily provide documentation or other confirmation that they received…

HRWS (Chart): Tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from Mar. to Apr. 2021

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Click the link below to view the HR Workplace Services (HRWS) Chart, tracking Unemployment Rate Changes from March to April 2021 (statistically significant states): HRWS Unemployment Chart Mar. to Apr. 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…

OSHA: Prevention – Workers in the Heat

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Click here to read the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) guidance for employers and employees, regarding the prevention of heat-related issues for those working in high temperatures.

HRWS: DOJ Announces COVID-19 Fraud Task Force

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On Monday, May 17, 2021, Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the formation of a COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force. The Task Force will include U.S. Attorneys, the FBI, the National Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force, the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Homeland Security, the Small…

OSHA: Heat-Related Illness & First Aid – Workers in the Heat

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Click here to read the Occupational Safety andHealth Administration’s (OSHA’s) guidance for employers and employees, regarding the planning and supervision of workers performing in the heat.

2022 HSA & HDHP CONTRIBUTIONS + OUT-OF-POCKET LIMITS

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On May, 10, 2021, the IRS released HSA contribution limits for 2022. Self-only coverage is raised by $50 and family coverage is raised by $100. The annual limit on HSA contributions will be $3,650 for self-only and $7,300 for family coverage. Click Here to View Chart The HHS’s annual out-of-pocket limits are higher than those…

HRWS: Friday Deadline for Employers to Download Historic E-Verify Records

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Employers looking to download E-Verify records that are more than 10 years old must do so by Friday, May 14, 2021. For more information and guidance on downloading the Historic Records Report, see the fact sheet (PDF) and instructions for downloading (PDF). Employers are required to record the E-Verify case verification number on the corresponding Form I-9, Employment Eligibility…

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