It’s to no surprise the impacts of COVID-19 will carry into 2021 (and even the years following). Employers need to be prepared for significant workplace changes and procedures as we near the end of 2020. For example, an increase in demand for delayed procedures and continuing care related to COVID-19 is likely to drive health…

Read More

The 2020 pandemic has changed the way America runs and operates (perhaps forever). Due to the unprecedented economical impact caused by COVID-19, small businesses were especially hit hard. As we near the end of the year, some have remained in survival mode. Although, new studies show that small businesses that are partnered with a PEO…

Read More

The following information is cited by The U.S. Department of Labor: The U.S. Department of Labor announced four new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The (FSLA) is a federal law that establishes rules regarding employees rights such as minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping, and other work-related issues in…

Read More

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Act (PPPFA) On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) of 2020 was signed into law. The PPPFA is intended to correct certain flaws left behind under the CARES Act. Background of the Initial PPP The US Treasury states that the Paycheck Protection Program was created to provide…

Read More

The Pandemic: How It Made Me Fall In Love… All Over Again By BRANDON DEBENEDET For all of our fellow Americans who are out of work and struggling to get by, or have tragically lost someone, our thoughts and prayers are with you through this more than abnormal time.  That being said, we are bombarded…

Read More

Tips For WorkingAt Home COVID-19 has led many companies to enforce that their employees work from home. Although for many, it isn’t all that easy. The following information does not solely apply to employees who are working remote because of Coronavirus; these tips are also applicable for when you are working remote due to an…

Read More

In response to the global pandemic of COVID-19, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced temporary changes/modifications to the I-9 form. “Any employers who were served NOIs by DHS during the month of March 2020 and have not already responded will be granted an automatic extension for 60 days from the effective…

Read More

Effective March 16, 2020. The new Standard Order will change the state’s rules regarding overtime, minimum wage, and working conditions expectations. This new order will include expanding coverage to all employers accepting public entities. This entails that employers in Colorado are now required to provide paid rest breaks, unpaid rest breaks, and to pay overtime…

Read More

In order to keep our clients updated with the latest news about COVID-19, we would like to pass along the following post published by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). This interim guidance explains what is currently known about COVID-19 – the CDC “will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional…

Read More

This first step to protecting yourself is to be informed of the background and nature of the widespread virus. What is the Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that typically cause disease in animal species, although the latest outbreak has made its way to the human population. The newest virus, COVID-19, has become widespread…

Read More