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Compensation & Benefits

Snapshot: Who uses telemedicine most?

Virtual care grew 1.6 times in the last year.

Home, not work, is stressor for remote employees

Work is going just fine for most employees working from home this spring. It’s the “home” part of the equation that’s causing stress.

What if you open and employees won’t return?

Many workers currently sidelined because of the coronavirus pandemic are reluctant to return to work. Each group presents unique challenges for employers that want to get back to business.

Biometrics: I spy with my little eye

You should take this opportunity to reexamine your timekeeping system. Their role has evolved way beyond preventing buddy-punching.

July 2020: Employer’s business tax calendar

Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

IRS grants more health benefits flexibility

The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance that provides health benefits options for employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

DOL rule allows bonuses for fluctuating workweek employees

A new final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor clarifies how employers can offer bonuses and other incentive-based pay to nonexempt workers who receive salaries under the fluctuating workweek method of compensation.

Snapshot: Employers worry about access to childcare this summer

More than three-quarters of employers are concerned that lack of childcare will cause employees to miss work this summer.

Coming to a court near you: covid-19 lawsuits

In just a few weeks, dozens of federal lawsuits have been filed alleging some workplace wrong related to the coronavirus or covid-19.

Next big coronavirus threat: lawsuits against employers

With so many workers unemployed and with little to lose (and a lot to gain), they aren’t being shy about bringing coronavirus legal claims related to workplace safety, wages, leave accommodations and more.