When COVID-19 first put the country into a state of emergency, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provided employers with time to comply with pandemic-related paid sick leave and paid family leave mandates. During this time, businesses could correct mistakes without facing scrutiny. However, the DOL recently increased its enforcement efforts. DM Payroll Solutions gives […]
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Over the past 50 years, larger employers have been required by the federal government to file an annual EEO-1 report to provide demographic data about their business. Given the unprecedented circumstances the COVID-19 pandemic has recently presented millions of businesses, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced they have delayed the 2020 deadline to […]
To help keep you informed, DM Payroll Solutions has outlined recent FAQ guidance from the Department of Labor (DOL). Explore the commonly asked questions and answers below. Q. How many hours must an employer pay an hourly employee who must work a partial week because the employer’s business has been closed? A. The Fair Labor […]
As the current coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency continues to wage on, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued an update to its guidance regarding handling pandemics within Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guidance was initially issued in 2009 for the H1N1 influenza pandemic, but the updates […]
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on March 18, 2020 which will impact many employers. DM Payroll Solutions has outlined the highlights of the new law below. Emergency Paid Sick Leave Employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to provide paid emergency […]
The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has provided guidance to Michigan employers on ways to avoid potential layoffs related to COVID-19. At this time, employers are strongly urged to place employees on temporary leave and advise the worker they expect to have work available within 120 days as opposed to termination. This option provides […]
As a 401(k) plan sponsor, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of your responsibilities that comes with it – educating employees, staying compliant with regulations, following plan terms, handling participant contributions and much more. With the help of some automation you can ease some of this burden by integrating your payroll and 401(k) […]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline for furnishing 2019 Forms 1095-B and 1095C to its employees from Jan. 31 to March 2. Every year since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement went into effect, the due date has been delayed due to a substantial number of employers, insurers and other providers of health […]
Managing the process of employee benefits administration can be cumbersome, and done via paper forms, extremely overwhelming for most HR departments to handle. That is why many companies today are turning to online solutions that have workflows to reduce the paper shuffling, account for updated regulations and make the whole process more efficient and enjoyable […]
Many employers are aware that the current Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9) expired on August 31, 2019. However, since the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) still has yet to announce a release date for the new Form I-9, employers should continue using the current form until the new version is released.