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Top 5 Considerations for Your COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

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Oct

Top 5 Considerations for Your COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the United States again. After the excitement of restrictions being lifted and vaccinations becoming more widespread, this has a lot of Americans feeling very let down. It’s also led to a shift. The Biden administration has recently mandated vaccinations for all federal workers and contractors, and states like California and New ...

Can a Business Require Proof of Vaccination?

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Jun

Can a Business Require Proof of Vaccination?

At Payroll Medics, Covid-19 compliance has been a topic of conversation with other business leaders. We wanted to answer two of the most asked questions. Can a business require employees to show proof they are vaccinated against Covid-19?                                                                 and If the employee is not vaccinated or refuses to show proof of vaccination can the business ...

Wearing Masks in the Workplace – Does Anything Go?

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Mar

Wearing Masks in the Workplace – Does Anything Go?

Masks in the workplace are now commonplace and, in many jurisdictions, required by law. But, should employers monitor the masks being worn by their employees if they are being used to espouse their beliefs for or against political or social causes? If employees show up with masks that contain language or symbols such as “MAGA,” ...

5 Reasons to Include Mental Health Benefits in Your Plan

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Jan

5 Reasons to Include Mental Health Benefits in Your Plan

Now that it’s 2021, all the problems of 2020 are solved…right? We wish. The past 12 months have brought to light just how important mental health is, in addition to physical health, which is why some organizations may consider including mental health benefits in their plans. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more ...

6 COVID-19 Work Trends to Watch for in 2021

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Dec

6 COVID-19 Work Trends to Watch for in 2021

It may be too early, or perhaps too hopeful, to refer to a “post-COVID-19” world just yet, but we’re going to! COVID-19 has changed the ways in which nearly all organizations operate, and many of these changes will be long lasting. So, we’ve compiled a list of the top post-COVID-19 work trends to watch for ...

How to Plan a Fun (and Safe) Holiday Party 2020 Style

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Nov

How to Plan a Fun (and Safe) Holiday Party 2020 Style

2020 has been…a year. And while it’s certainly been a trying 12 months, there’s still reason to have a holiday party “2020 style.” COVID-19 has changed the way in which employers and employees interact, which means holiday parties may look a bit different this year. Employers in some states may be able to have in-person ...

US DOL Launches Employee Tool for Determining FFCRA Leave

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Sep

US DOL Launches Employee Tool for Determining FFCRA Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has created an online tool to help workers determine whether they qualify for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The tool poses questions to help employees assess whether their employers are subject to the paid leave provisions of the FFCRA. Then, for employees whose employers ...

Telecommuting Prep Checklist

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Jul

Telecommuting Prep Checklist

With employees to work from home, the list of to-dos for implementing a strategy can seem daunting for many businesses. Fortunately, having the necessary steps together in a single list can pave the way for companies to effectively deploy their telecommuting options. Is Telecommuting Required or Requested? The first step in developing a telecommuting strategy ...

COVID-19 Essential Employee Authorization – Travel

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Apr

COVID-19 Essential Employee Authorization – Travel

As cities, states and the federal government take increasingly aggressive moves to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, a shelter-in-place order and its many exceptions for “essential” activities are becoming familiar to millions of Americans across the country. Payroll Medics is supporting our clients offering a “COVID-19 Essential Employee Authorization” template. This is for employers ...

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