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OSHA Clarifies Employer Reporting of COVID-19 Fatalities and Hospitalizations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published guidance for employers regarding employee in-patient hospitalizations and deaths from work-related cases of COVID-19.

What is Subminimum Wage?

Subminimum wage was created to allow employers to pay certain employees below their state’s mandated minimum wage. Here’s why opponents want to end it.

Employee or Contractor? DOL’s New Proposal May Ease Classification Process in 2021

The DOL has released a proposed rule that adopts an “economic reality” test to make it easier for employers to classify workers as independent contractors.

Federal Benefits Changes to Watch for in 2021

Congress has adjusted federal laws and regulations throughout 2020, which will affect the way SMBs plan and administer a few benefits next year.

House Approves Bill Requiring Accommodations for Pregnant Workers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bipartisan legislation which protects pregnant women against discrimination.

SBA Simplifies PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

A new form aims to deliver financial and administrative relief to smaller businesses by streamlining the PPP loan forgiveness process.

Download These Free “Vote” Icons and Avatars

Empower your employees to vote. Check out our free avatars and share them with your staff to use as profile pictures on social media pages, Slack, email accounts, and more.

Paid Parental Leave for Some Federal Employees Start Oct. 1

The Federal Employee Paid Leave Act gives workers up to 12 weeks of paid time off for the birth, adoption, or placement of a new child.

The Break Room: It’s Election Season, so Here’s 3 Unorthodox Ways to Cut the Tension

You may not be able to run from politics in the office, but here’s how to hide.

IRS Issues Guidance on Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Order

IRS payroll tax deferral started September 1, but is it right for your small business?

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