July 2021

State Updates

 

Massachusetts employers must provide up to 40 hours of COVID- 19 emergency paid sick leave

06/03/21

Massachusetts has established a statewide mandate for employers to temporarily provide employees up to 40 hours of COVID-19 Massachusetts emergency paid sick leave (MA EPSL) when they are unable to work due to specific qualifying reasons related to the pandemic.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1031)/Comments (0)/
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ADP in action: COBRA subsidy under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

06/03/21

Thanks to a variety of reasons, including the widely available vaccine supply and the ARPA, which has brought much-needed financial relief to everyone impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, America is recovering.

One important part of this stimulus bill is a 100% federal-financed COBRA insurance premium subsidy, positively impacting those who lost health coverage due to an involuntary termination of employment or a reduction in hours.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1025)/Comments (0)/
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COVID-19 Vaccination proof: What's allowed?

06/03/21

As more employers bring employees back to the workplace and navigate new CDC guidance on mask-wearing, they may have questions about whether they can ask about an employee or applicant's COVID-19 vaccination status. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about vaccination inquiries.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1299)/Comments (0)/
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Parts of new Tipped-employee rule took effect April 30

06/03/21

The Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule that will further delay some changes to tipped employee regulations, but other changes will go into effect on April 30, 2021.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1072)/Comments (0)/
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DOL withdraws new independent contractor test

06/03/21

The Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule that withdraws changes to the test for determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The changes were scheduled to take effect May 7, 2021.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1048)/Comments (0)/
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DOL updates guidance on wage & hour issues related to pandemic

06/03/21

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its guidance on certain wage and hour issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1074)/Comments (0)/
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Nevada issues COVID-19 vaccine guidance

06/03/21

The Nevada Office of the Commissioner of Labor issued guidance on whether employees should receive pay for the time they spend receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (893)/Comments (0)/
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Washington expands eligibility for paid family leave during COVID-19

06/03/21

The State of Washington has enacted legislation (House Bill 1073) that expands employee eligibility for the state's paid family and medical leave program. House Bill 1073 is effective immediately.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (981)/Comments (0)/
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Washington enacts voluntary PPE protections

06/03/21

The state of Washington has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 5254) that requires certain employers to accommodate an employee's voluntary usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) during a public health emergency. Senate Bill 5254 is effective immediately.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (927)/Comments (0)/
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Washington enacts temporary worker safety rules

06/03/21

The State of Washington has enacted legislation (House Bill 1206) that requires staffing agencies and employers to follow certain communication and safety protocols for temporary workers. House Bill 1206 takes effect on July 25, 2021.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (920)/Comments (0)/
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