Reform, compliance and regulation are impacting businesses like never before. Employers need guidance and support to identify and manage the risks their businesses face. Our Compliance and Workplace Solutions team is there to support you as a complement to your in-house or retained counsel by providing practical guidance when difficult decisions need to be made.
We help you stay on top of all the trends and innovations in benefits, business insurance and human resources. This can include: compliance with new and changing regulations, fiduciary responsibility as a retirement plan sponsor, employment practices liability claims avoidance, affirmative action and contract compliance, as well as many other areas.
You will sleep better at night knowing our team of experts understand the employment laws and regulations impacting your business. Not only do we help you solve your problems, we also make sure we share our knowledge and resources with you so you have the tools and information necessary to move forward with confidence, prepared for any challenges you might face. Services provided include:
Tornadoes. Blizzards. Hail storms. Ice storms. Bad weather is just, well, bad. Not only is it annoying but it can really affect an organization's ability to function, especially if the workplace can’t open or employees can't get to it. But bad weather may not mean that payroll concerns stop being an issue.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has been busy bringing a number of changes into the new year. On September 24, 2019, the DOL issued its final rule increasing the minimum salary threshold for the so-called white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). More recently, the DOL issued a final rule revising its regulations concerning the regular rate of pay and t a final rule interpreting joint employer status under the FLSA.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed almost thirty years ago, was the first comprehensive federal law that addressed the needs of individuals with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination in employment, communications, public services and public accommodations. Modeled in large part after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I of the ADA generally prohibited discrimination against employees with disabilities but also imposed additional obligations for employers to provide reasonable accommodations for their employees with disabilities.
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