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President Biden Issues Executive Order on Workplace Safety

During the first week of his presidency, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. issued several executive orders, ranging from coronavirus, to immigration, to climate change.  None of this came as a surprise, but one in particular should be on every employers' radar screen. On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety, which requires the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to take "swift action" to protect all U.S. workplaces from the COVID-19 pandemic by: Read more

How Fraudsters Target Payroll Employees

Since our last blog about the increase in cyber-attacks on employers through phishing, vishing (voice phishing), and smishing (text phishing), we've received a number of inquiries about how unsuspecting employees get tricked and what to do to prevent it. Read more

IRS Modifies Guidance on 2020 Payroll Tax Deferral Extending Repayment Period

Yesterday the IRS released Notice 2021-11 addressing how employers who elected to defer certain employees' taxes can withhold and pay the deferred taxes throughout 2021 instead of just the first four months of the year.   Read more

COVID-19 Litigation in 2021: COVID-19 Sick Leave Class Actions Are Here

With the start of the new year, we all want to forget about everything that 2020 and COVID-19 imposed on us.  Walmart, Inc., however, is facing a class action lawsuit related to COVID-19 sick pay that is sure to extend well into 2021 and beyond.   Read more

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