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Healthcare Employer Vaccine Mandate: What Employers Need to Know

Last year, the Biden administration announced an ambitious, two-part plan to boost the vaccination of American workers against COVID-19—the Large Employer and Healthcare Employer Vaccine mandates. The first part of the mandate, issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), applied to companies with over 100 employees. This included an estimated 84 million workers […]

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HR in 2022: Major HR Trends and Topics To Guide Your Year

Like many jobs, the Human Resources profession has undergone major changes in the past decade. That’s not even taking into account how the ongoing pandemic has completely altered every aspect of work life. As we enter the third calendar year of the pandemic, what does 2022 have in store for Human Resources? What important work […]

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Employer Vaccine Mandate: FAQs and What Businesses Should Do to Prepare (UPDATED)

**UPDATE 1/13/2022** After hearing arguments last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccination emergency temporary standard in their decision published today. Justices Neil Gorsuch, Samuel Alito, and Clarence Thomas issued an opinion occurring in the decision while Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan dissented. “Although Congress has indisputably […]

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HR Legislation: Joint Employment, Independent Contractors, Overtime Exemption, and COVID Disability

As a fourth wave of COVID spreads across the country, the Biden administration is working to refine existing COVID legislation, while also passing new measures designed to protect people. The most recent HR legislative updates involve: Protecting COVID long haulers Reexamining overtime exemption requirements Rescinding Trump era employment policies Take a deeper dive into these […]

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The American Rescue Plan Act: What Employers Need to Know

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed and passed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. The legislation allocates $1.9 trillion in relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including additional and extended relief for workers.  The ARPA is the latest COVID relief effort put forth on the Federal level. Just as with previous COVID-related legislation, Netchex is committed to keeping clients up-to-date […]

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What Employers and Employees Need to Know About the Payroll Tax Deferral

There has been a great deal of uncertainty in recent weeks surrounding President Trump’s Memorandum on payroll taxes issued earlier this month (on August 8). Meant as economic relief during COVID-19, the Memorandum allows employers to defer withholding, deposit, and payment of the employee’s portion of the Social Security tax (6.2%) through the end of […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Extended For a Final Time

**UPDATED 7/6/2020** In a somewhat surprising move from the Senate late last week, the Paycheck Protection Program has been extended again for an additional five weeks. This latest extension of the popular relief program gives small businesses through August 8 to apply for the loan. The legislation passed quickly through the House and was signed […]

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