On January 6, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) updated the rules for classifying employees vs. independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These rules go into effect on March 8, 2021. Here are the highlights of the new rule.
On December 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed a bill that provided additional government funding and continued pandemic economic relief. The bill included an expansion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and an extension to the refundable employer payroll tax credit for paid sick and family leave through March 2021, but it did not extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Recruiting for your company requires time, resources, and a specific set of skills. Oftentimes, companies choose to take on recruiting and hiring functions in-house. This approach works sometimes, however, there are times when you should consider outsourcing.
President Trump Signs a Massive 2.3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief and Government Funding Bill into Law
The bill provides economic relief in response to the pandemic but it does not extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Here is a summary of some of the major workplace provisions.