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Corporate Services, Inc. News (2020)

OSHA: New Return-To-Work Guidelines

While most employers are in various stages of return-to-work plans, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has just issued a 24-page guide for employers that includes recommendations on workplace accommodations, as well as social distancing and face masks.more

How To Handle - And Prevent - EEOC Complaints

There were 73,000 charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2019, costing employers more than $486 million. In light of the pandemic, these numbers are expected to rise this year, which is not surprising given the top complaints of 2019: retaliation, along with disability and racial discrimination.more

DOL Expands Wage and Hour Investigation, Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced it will hire 55 new investigators and eight additional technicians to assist employers with wage and hour questions and to investigate allegations of employers violating federal work and pay requirements.more

LSAs Can Boost Physical, Financial, and Emotional Wellness

It is a win-win for employers and employees. Letting workers choose their own benefits — with a lifestyle spending account (LSA) — is a way of empowering them and retaining them. For firms, particularly smaller ones, it is also a way they can compete when attracting new talent.more

EEOC: Accommodating At-Risk Workers

As employers direct their remote staff to return to the workplace, many are trying to maneuver through the individual needs of some of their at-risk employees. However, they are not obligated to provide them accommodations unless they pose a direct threat, says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).more

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 18, 2020, blocked the Trump administration's attempt to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States as children from potential removal, and offers them work authorization.more

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