Measuring Worker Temperatures Could Lead To Wage And Hour Claims

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Questions about Covid-19 challenges in the workplace? Contact Leslie Moody at lmoore@precisionstaffing.net By J. Hagood Tighe on 4.13.20 Employers could face potential wage and hour claims under federal and state law if they do not compensate employees for time spent having their body temperatures checked. While federal COVID-19 guidance allows employers to measure employees’ body… Read more »

Cloth Face Coverings At Work: Are They Personal Protective Equipment, And Who Pays For Them?

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Have questions about COVID-19 challenges in the workplace? Contact Leslie at lmoore@precisionstaffing.net Legal Alert by Todd Logsdon of Fisher & Phillips  4.8.20 The CDC recently recommended the use of homemade cloth face coverings in public settings, which raised many questions among in the workplace law community. The two most common questions: Are these DIY cloth… Read more »

Top 10 Things Employers Need to Know About DOL’s New COVID-19 Rules

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4.2.20 By: Fisher Phillips LLP For resources on managing COVID-19 in the workplace contact Leslie at lmoore@precisionstaffing.net The U.S. Department of Labor issued a new rule yesterday to regulate the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) and the paid leave programs that just became law on April 1, 2020. We’ve digested the 124-page document and… Read more »

DOL Issues Guidance on FFCRA’s Paid Parental Leave Requirements

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Do you have questions related to managing workforce amid COVID-19 pandemic? Email Leslie at lmoore@precisionstaffing.net   By: Allen Smith, J.D. March 29, 2020 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) answered key questions about Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) leave in updated guidance issued March 26 and revised again March 28 about the Families… Read more »

House Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill Aiding Employers and Workers

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Contact Leslie Moody for insight on how Central Kentucky employers are managing workforce challenges during COVID-19 pandemic lmoore@precisionstaffing.net   By: Lisa Nagele-Piazza, J.D., SHRM-SCP, March 27th 2020 The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the third and largest coronavirus relief package on March 27 to help struggling businesses and displaced workers during the pandemic. The… Read more »

COVID-19 & Manufacturing – Immediate Best Practices

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The Society of Human Resource Management in conjunction with the National Association of Manufacturers provided a useful webcast regarding best practices in Manufacturing and Distribution amid COVID-19. This webcast is now on-demand (link below). Here are some important insights addressed in the webcast: -How do you maintain privacy of an exposed person yet still address… Read more »

Congress Finalizes COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Act: Prepare To Provide Paid Sick Leave And FMLA

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3.18.20 https://www.fisherphillips.com/resources-alerts-congress-finalizes-covid-19-coronavirus-response-act The Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act today, an economic stimulus plan aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Americans and introducing paid sick leave and an expanded family and medical leave act to the nation’s employers. An earlier version of this Act (H.R. 6201) was previously passed… Read more »

Comprehensive And Updated FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Comprehensive And Updated FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus 3.3.20 LAST UPDATED: March 9, 2020 https://www.fisherphillips.com/resources-alerts-comprehensive-faqs-for-employers-on-the-covid?click_source=sitepilot06!6110!a29kYW5pZWxAcHJlY2lzaW9uc3RhZmZpbmcubmV0 Fisher Phillips has assembled a cross-disciplinary taskforce of attorneys across the country to address the many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The COVID-19 Taskforce has created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document,… Read more »

Attracting and Retaining Talent in a Full Employment Market

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Published January 23, 2020 at https://smileypete.com/business/attracting-and-retaining-talent-full-employment-market/ Leslie Moody is the business development manager for Precision Staffing, Inc., a staffing and recruiting firm serving Central Kentucky for 40 years. She has also served on the board of directors for the Bluegrass Society of Human Resource Management for five years, including as the 2019 president. Here she… Read more »

Pay Data Collection May Just Be A One-Time Predicament

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Pay Data Collection May Just Be A One-Time Predicament Original Article here: https://www.fisherphillips.com/resources-alerts-pay-data-collection-may-just-be-a Citing the high burden on employers and the unproven usefulness of the program, the EEOC announced today that it will halt further collection of pay data during future EEO-1 reporting cycles. While you still need to turn over compensation information from both… Read more »