June Employer Regulatory and Legislative Update | CBIZ, Inc.

As businesses are increasingly focused on reopening and rebuilding, it’s important to stay on top of regulatory and legislative matters to ensure continued compliance. This update covers issues involving the vaccine requirements, pregnancy discrimination, employer tax credits and more. 


 


EEOC Speaks: Can Vaccine be Mandatory? | Learn More

EEO laws do not prevent an employer from requiring all employees physically entering the workplace to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but employers must provide reasonable accommodation for employees unable or unwilling to obtain the vaccine due to disability or religious objections.

Pregnancy Discrimination: Take it seriously | Learn More

EEOC has settled a lawsuit it filed against an employer that discriminated against a pregnant employee, in violation Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

Advance Payment of Employer Tax Credits | Learn More

Employers can file IRS Form 7200 for advance payment of the COBRA premium subsidy and the emergency paid sick leave and emergency paid family leave tax credits under the American Rescue Plan Act.

DOL Celebrates First Annual Mental Health Day | Learn More

DOL offers resources to employers, including a webcast and an online self-compliance tool to assess plans under the new mental health parity comparative analysis requirements.

Massachusetts Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund | Learn More

The Massachusetts state legislature has passed a law establishing a COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund to reimburse eligible employers for providing employees with COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave.

Paid Vaccine Leave Comes to LA County | Learn More

Los Angeles County Board has enacted an ordinance, retroactive to January 1, 2021 in effect until August 31, 2021, making paid vaccine leave available to employees working in the unincorporated areas of the county.  

NYC Joins the Growing Chorus for Mandated Retirement Savings | Learn More

The NY State Legislature is considering passage of a bill that would require employers to automatically enroll covered employees in an automatic IRA.

June Employer Regulatory and Legislative Update | CBIZ, Inc.https://www.cbiz.com/Portals/0/BiReskinImages/Hero Images/hero_image_3.jpg?ver=2020-11-24-160620-267As businesses are increasingly focused on reopening and rebuilding, it’s important to stay on top of regulatory and legislative matters to ensure continued compliance. This update covers issues involving the vaccine requirements, pregnancy discrimination, employer tax credits and more. 2021-06-08T16:00:00-05:00As businesses are increasingly focused on reopening and rebuilding, it’s important to stay on top of regulatory and legislative matters to ensure continued compliance. This update covers issues involving the vaccine requirements, pregnancy discrimination, employer tax credits and more. Regulatory, Compliance, & LegislativeEmployee Benefits ComplianceAccelerated RecoveryCOVID-19Yes