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Posts Tagged ‘Compliance’

Congress Enacts Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 20, 2020

Guest blog originally published by NFP Mid-Atlantic. Congress Enacts Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Including Paid Sick Leave, Expanded FMLA Protections and Mandated COVID-19 Health Insurance Coverage On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the president signed HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the FFCRA), which contains several different...

Virginia’s New Wage Statement Requirements for 2020

January 16, 2020

Did you know as of January 1st this year, Virginia employers are required to provide employees with an itemized wage statement “each regular pay date”? Prior to 2020, employers were only required to provide wage statements upon request. Virginia Code § 40.1-29 has been amended to require nearly all...

How to Avoid a Compliance Nightmare with the Gig Workforce

May 10, 2017

Gig what? The gig economy has a few monikers: shared economy, human cloud, contingent digital workforce, on-demand workforce. All these names apply to a growing type of work relationship characterized by its nature. The human cloud amounts to an abundance of work that is short term in nature and...

The DC Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act Review

February 17, 2017

On February 14, 2017, the Mayor of The District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, did not veto The DC Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 and allowed the bill to pass without her signature. The Washington Business Journal reports, “in a letter to Council Chairman Phil Mendelson on Wednesday, Bowser...

FMLA Review: Best Practices for Key Employees

July 13, 2015

The regulations covering FMLA are extensive. For employers it’s critical that the staff tasked with administering FMLA understand their responsibilities. There are features of FMLA that are easier to negotiate, such as duration and what forms to use. On the other hand, there are elements of FMLA law that...

Department Review: Making the Most of Your HR Function

June 15, 2015

At Helios we work with many organizations to conduct effectiveness and compliance audits of their HR Department, which includes a set of interviews with executive team members and employees at all levels of the organization.  One of the first questions that we always ask of all interviewees is, “in...

Can Your Employee Decline Family and Medical Leave? Solving Common Compliance Problems      

May 28, 2014

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) turned 20 last year, celebrating two decades of providing employees with much needed job protection.  For employers, the story is a little more complicated as many still struggle to understand the ever-evolving regulations and stay on top of court precedents. Compliance in...

Key Components of Talent Acquisition vs. Recruiting

February 28, 2014

Surviving an OFCCP Audit

October 26, 2011

Are you concerned you may be selected for an OFCCP compliance audit?  Do you know how to prepare your organization?  What will the audit journey look like?   What will happen if the OFCCP comes onsite? If so, you don’t want to miss WTPF’s Program on Surviving an OFCCP Audit!...