COVID-19 Law Update for March 30, 2020

(from the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Since the enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on March 18, new information and guidance has been released every few days, though still much slower than employers would like. We have summarized what we believe to …read more…

COVID-19: April 1 Effective Date for FFCRA Leaves

(from the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020.

Based on the language in the bill, the effective date was widely believed …read more…

Compliance Deadline Reminders: Medicare and ACA Reporting 2020

February 29 – Medicare Reporting

Employers with health plans that include prescription drug coverage for active employees or retirees who are Medicare eligible must report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether or not their prescription drug coverage is creditable each year. The coverage is “creditable” …read more…

New Rule for the Regular Rate of Pay to Determine Overtime

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new Final Rule for the Regular Rate under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Rule became effective on January 15, 2020, and it marks the first significant update to the regulations governing regular rate requirements under the FLSA in more than 50 …read more…