InConcert with Compliance Newsletter
Past Issues for 2021:
September 2021 – Issue 17
Year-End Checklist, Paid Leave Expiration, and Minimum Wage Connected to Federal Contracts
August 2021 – Issue 16
Payroll Audits, Vaccination Policy, and When to Use State W4s
June 2021 – Issue 15
Vaccination Incentives, ERC Eligibility & CT Wage Range Disclosure
May 2021 – Issue 14
Employee Vaccinations, Mask Policy, & Where and How People Work
April 2021 – Issue 13
COBRA Subsidy Model Notices, Generous Support For SMBs & PTO for Vaccinations w/ TAX CREDIT
March 2021 – Issue 12
Navigating Vaccines & the Workplace, FFCRA Amended & Extended and 100% Subsidized COBRA
February 2021 – Issue 11
PPP for Business with >20 Employees, MA PFML & Expanded Employee Retention Credits
August 2020 – Issue 6
The Executive Order, the Strains of Remote Work and Our Top 5 to Visit SymphonyES.com
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Background The Biden administration called upon OSHA to create a vaccination mandate by use of an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. The issued OSHA standard requires businesses with 100 or more employees to comply with strict vaccination and testing guidelines for...
As the calendar pages fall away, the final quarter of the calendar year is approaching the final month tomake sure everything is addressed properly. Now is the time to assess progress with closing out thepayroll year and to take stock of what still needs to be...
There have been numerous changes to the Employee Retention Credits (ERC) program over the past months. The latest is that the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) terminates ERC employer credits effective September 30, 2021. The problem is that IIJA was not...
President Biden directed OSHA to write a rule requiring employers with at least 100 workers to force employees to get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus-free. Currently, More than 190 million Americans are fully vaccinated… but the White...
Just hours before expiration, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation extending the mandate for state employers to continue providing emergency paid leave related to COVID-19. These COVID-19 paid leave obligations will now continue until April 1, 2022. MA...
There have been recently announced changes to the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave laws. On October 1, 2021, the Department of Family and Medical Leave announced that starting in 2022, the maximum benefit under PFML will increase, yet employer contributions...
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