As businesses are increasingly focused on reopening and rebuilding, it’s important to also stay on top of non-COVID-related regulatory and legislative matters to ensure continued compliance. This update covers issues involving wage-hour leave, employer leave policies, gag clause prohibition and more.
Wage-Hour Leave, A Tangled Web | Learn More
Two recent pronouncements from the Department of Labor (DOL) provide a bit of guidance as employers try to work through the implications of a remote or partially remote workforce.
Challenges Continue to Employer Leave Policies | Learn More
A recent court of appeals decision returns to the jury the determination of whether short term USERRA leave is comparable to jury duty and other types of leave.
Gag Clause Prohibition Compliance Attestation | Learn More
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 prohibits gag clauses. This provision took effect December 27, 2020, and regulations still have not been issued.
Air Ambulance Reporting | Learn More
Air ambulance reporting was set to begin March of 2023.
Tax Form Electronic Filing Expanded | Learn More
Final regulations were published on February 24, 2023, requiring a significant change to when certain tax forms must be filed electronically.
Bloomington and St. Paul Amend Sick and Safe Leave Ordinances | Learn More
In June 2022, Bloomington enacted an Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance that will take effect on July 1, 2023. St. Paul’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance has been in effect since 2017.