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Minimum Wage in Canada to be raised April 1, 2023

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On April 1, 2023 the Canadian minimum wage will be raised from $15.55 to $16.65 per hour, to keep pace with inflation. Federally regulated private-sector employers must adjust their payroll information with the new rate to ensure workers and interns are paid correctly as of April 1. Where the provincial or territorial minimum wage rate is higher than the federal…

OSHA: Protection for Tax Law Violation Employee Whistleblowers

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Click here to learn more about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s whistleblower protections for employees who report tax law violations …

IRS: Warning on Employee Retention Credit Claims

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Click here to view the Internal Revenue Service’s warning regarding employee retention credit claims …

DOL: Launch of FMLA Resource Page

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Click here to visit the Department of Labor’s announcement and information regarding the launch of their FMLA resource page …

OSHA: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

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Click here to review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s recommended practices for workplace safety and health programs …

DOJ: Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy for Corporate Criminal Enforcement

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Click here to view the U.S. Department of Justice’s press release on the voluntary self-disclosure policy for corporate criminal enforcement …

OSHA: Workplace Stress and Mental Health Workplace Posters

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Please click the following licks to view and/or download the following workplace posters from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration: Working Together poster. Provides a brief overview of steps employers and workers can take to address stress and mental health in the workplace. Supporting Your Co-Workers poster. Provides concrete tips that people can use to…

DOL: Final Changes to Form 5500

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Click here to read the Department of Labor’s press release regarding final rules on changes to 2023 Form 5500, Form 5500-SF Employee Benefit Plan Reports …

OSHA: Winter Weather Tips

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Click here to view the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s workplace winter weather tips …

Federal Contractor Data Release

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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced an extension for contractors to respond and object to the information to be released of their Federal Contractors’ Type 2 Consolidated EEO-1 Report Data through FOIA requests from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Per the Release… OFCCP is working to expeditiously produce responsive information to CIR…

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