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CARES Act Authorizes Paycheck Protection Loan Program

The CARES Act provides for loans backed by the SBA to be issued to eligible borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program.

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What Employers Need to Know About Paid Sick And Family/Medical Leave Under FFCRA

What do employers need to know about paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

COVID-19

Mandatory Shut-Down Of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses In PA

Gov. Tom Wolf announced a mandatory shut-down of all non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania effective at 8 p.m. on March 19, 2020.

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PA Unemployment Compensation For Workers Impacted By COVID-19

Those employed in Pennsylvania, who are unable to work because of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus), may be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits.

Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees

New Salary Threshold For Exempt Employees

Effective January 1, 2020, the salary level for an employee to qualify for the white-collar exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act has been raised.

Employee Handbook Mistakes

As a business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. You may have had it drafted by an attorney or perhaps an employee downloaded a template from the internet and adapted it to your situation.

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What Workplace Notices To Employees Are Required?

Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) mandate notices be provided to employees and/or posted in the workplace.

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Does An Employer Have To Pay Hourly Employees For Commuting To Work In A Company Vehicle?

Not necessarily. Two provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), that otherwise appear simple, create confusion.

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Background Investigation of Prospective Executive Hires: a Necessary Evil

What can you do to prevent hiring a harasser? This is the question many companies are asking themselves as each day another member of the “C-suite” is accused of sexual misconduct.

There’s a New I-9 in Town

Starting on September 18, 2017, all employers will be required to have completed a new I-9 Form for every NEW employee. However, you can start using the new form immediately.