Election Day is Two Weeks Away!

Election Day is just two weeks away. With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to remind everyone about voting leave laws, poll hours, etc.

Voting hours generally now extend well beyond the normal workday; therefore, most employees should be able to vote before or after their scheduled …read more…

Key Definitions to Help You Understand the ADA

From the Pros at the 24-Hour HR Support Center

If you hadn’t engaged with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) before the pandemic, you probably have by now. The ADA comes up a lot these days, both with respect to confidentiality of medical information (like employee temperatures) as well as …read more…

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…