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March 5, 2020
By Karen McLeese
Updates: Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
The state of Washington enacted a Paid Family and Medical Leave law in 2017. Funding for the law began in 2019 and paid leave benefits began January 1, 2020. The law was amended last year to clarify certain provisions relating to an employee’s ability to supplement PFML benefits, the waiting period, and matters relating to the voluntary plan.
The Plan Document is the Rule Book
A recent IRS Information Letter discusses a situation relating to mid-year election change requested by a plan participant of a dependent care assistance plan, and whether the plan should allow such election change.
Update: EEO-1 Report
A District Court has determined that the collection of Component 2 data, consisting of salary information reported on employees’ W-2, together with hours worked, for EEO-1 reporting purposes for calendar years 2017 and 2018 has been completed. The Court decision does not, however, affect the continued obligation to collect of Component 1 data on the EEO-1 report, which captures employee counts by race and gender.
Potential Impact of Coronavirus on the Workplace
As everyone surely knows as this point, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) could potentially create challenges for employers in the near term. Several federal agencies including the Centers for Disease Control and the DOL’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration have begun issuing guidance for employers. In addition, existing leaves of absence laws, together with internal employment policies, should be reviewed as they relate to absences from work due to care or treatment of a serious health condition.
March 5, 2020
By Philip Noftsinger
CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) Sees Hiring Flatten in February
Phil Noftsinger, Executive Vice President, CBIZ, Inc., discusses small business hiring trends for February 2020 in the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index.
March 5, 2020
Preparing for the Financial Impact from Coronavirus
With the human cost that accompanies the COVID-19 virus, conversations around its financial impact on businesses can be difficult to have. Financial leaders need to be prepared to navigate the COVID-19 virus’ repercussions.
March 3, 2020
Reduce Work Comp Claims with Ergonomics
Health Care workers in assisted living or nursing homes are at a high risk for job-related injuries. Use these tips to discover how your company can utilize ergonomics to lessen workers comp claims.
Protecting Your Company from Employee Raiding
Talent acquisition is becoming more and more aggressive and that means that competitors will come after your top employees. Here are three tactics to defend against employee poaching.
The Campaign and Taxes Part 10: How Much You Would Pay Under the Candidates' Plans
As the Democratic presidential candidate pool narrows, it’s a good time to check in on some of the candidates’ tax proposals. Our analysis breaks down a hypothetical example of how a taxpayer would fare under each proposed tax plan.
Remember This Accounting Change When Buying or Selling a Business
The effects from revenue recognition will be felt far beyond the controller’s office. It may also have an impact on M&A conversations. Here are some points that buyers and sellers should consider.