Maine Publishes Rules for Earned Paid Leave Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2021

After a public comment period, Maine has now published rules for “An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave” which takes effect next year.

This law requires employers with more than 10 employees in Maine for more than 120 days in any calendar year to provide paid time off. Seasonal industries …read more…

As Schools Reopen, U.S. Department of Labor Answers Questions about Eligibility for Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act





Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools.

This guidance explains eligibility …read more…

Harassment Prevention Considerations with a Remote Workforce

(from the Pros at the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Using videoconferencing apps for meetings can make for a more productive and engaging time than group discussions over the phone, but there are also some risks to consider.


When working from home, the desire to work in comfortable clothes …read more…

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of LGBTQ Employment Protections

(from the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that employers may not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment. This decision affects all employers with 15 or more employees.

The decision was a response to three separate cases, all …read more…