There were no doubt big changes in 2020 and 2021 with the way we work. Many employees are still dealing with remote work, managing children’s school schedules, or returning to the workplace. With these changing times, employers should consider new benefit offerings to attract and retain employees.
Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the final version H.R.6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. On Wednesday (March 18) the U.S. Senate passed the bill and the President signed it. The legislation will extend assistance to individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The bill will become effective on April 2, 2020.
The end of the year is a great time to audit and organize your organization before launching into the new year. One thing to audit going into 2020 is the exempt status of your employees. The change to the FLSA exempt status salary threshold will be effective on January 1, 2020. FLSA status is just one of the things included in our End of Year Checklist.