Employee Benefits

Covid Vaccine

December 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, COVID-19, EEOC, Employer Liability, Employer Policies, GINA, Title VIIMany Americans have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine since the pandemic began. Employers must strike the balance of maintaining workplace health and safety with considering the individual circumstances of various employees. Below we cover crucial information for

New-COVID-relief-bill

Michels & Hanley CPAs, LLP COVID-19 –12.21.20 | Client Alert Congress leaders announced Sunday night that they reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.One of the biggest questions from small business owners who received PPP funds has (or is expected to) been answered. The provision, part of

Michels & Hanley CPAs, LLP COVID-19 –Paycheck Protection Program: Round 2 for Small Businesses 12.18.20 | Client Alert  Earlier this month, a group of lawmakers revealed the framework for a $908 billion COVID economic relief plan (Senate “Gang of 8” Proposal), which designates $300 billion for support of small businesses,

Remote worker rules

Multi-State Rules for Remote EmployeesPublished on November 17, 2020Paul L. Scrom Jr., Esq.Partner at Jules Halpern Associates LLC  Many employers have switched their employees to remote work with no foreseeable return date in sight. More than ever, employees are being hired to be permanent remote employees. Those remote employees can work

HR, Human Resources

EEOC Updates – Return to Work IssuesSeptember 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | COVID-19, EEOC, Employee Relations, Employment Law, Human Resources, ManagementOn September 8, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published updated guidance for employers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.Requesting Information from EmployeesEmployers are permitted to ask why an employee has been absent from work and