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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Basics

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) of 2020 required employers with less than 500 employees to provide emergency paid leave to those unable to come to work due to a COVID-19 qualifying event. A tax credit was provided for these employers to claim against amounts paid

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Managing COVID in The Workplace

Employers are grappling with how to manage COVID in the workplace. How do we keep our employees safe?  Can we require vaccines? Can we share vaccination status of employees with co-workers and customers? What if we have employees who repeatedly call out because they’ve been exposed to

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Build the Person. Build the Organization. Grow the Leader!

CEO, author, and HR professional…Tracee Hunt has over 25 years of experience in the field of Human Resources across various economic sectors and she serves on several boards. After the ability to reframe her thinking, Tracee overcame the childhood trauma she suppressed for years and motivated herself

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Coordinating Workers’ Comp, FMLA & ADA

When an employee is injured at work, employers recognize that they have to comply with workers’ compensation rules. However, many employers don’t realize that in addition to workers’ compensation, other laws, Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may also come into

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ADA Accommodations – Title I

Title I of ADA prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against individuals with disabilities with respect to hiring, promotion, discharge, training and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. With respect to an individual, the ADA defines a disability as (A) a physical or

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Training Requirements

In addition to your general employee training, there may be specific training obligations that are mandatory at a state, county, and/or federal level. Let’s look at what some of those required training programs might be. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Training – Because of the

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Personal Liability in Employment

Personal liability is when a civil action is brought against a person in an individual capacity. For employment concerns, an owner, supervisor or manager, or someone in a decision-making capacity, can be sued personally in addition to or in place of the company. This means their personal

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