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New California Requirements for COVID Paid Sick Leave

March 25, 2021

New California Requirements for COVID Paid Sick Leave   California employers with more than 25 employees now need to give all employees a new bank of 2 weeks of California COVID paid sick leave (“CA COVID PSL”), even if employees previously used paid COVID leave in 2020. This is a complicated law that puts a…

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Welcome, Townies!

March 23, 2021

Welcome, Townies! We’re glad you found us! Use the links below to claim your free resources from the HR experts at CEDR HR Solutions. Download Your Free Corrective Action Form Build protections against potential employment lawsuits for your practice by documenting employee performance and behavioral issues as they arise. Download your Free Corrective Action Form…

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FFCRA Updates in the American Rescue Plan

March 16, 2021

FFCRA Updates in the American Rescue Plan   The new stimulus package, signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, includes changes to the COVID paid leave benefits originally passed in 2020 under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). Please pay attention to our updates as they arrive over the next few weeks. The…

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What Do I Say to Patients Who Ask About My Team’s Vaccination Status?

February 11, 2021

What Do I Say to Patients Who Ask About My Team’s Vaccination Status? From CEDR CEO & Founder Paul Edwards: As vaccinations continue to be distributed to more and more members of the American workforce, one of the recurring questions we are getting in the CEDR Solution Center concerns how to respond to patients who…

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Can I Require My Employees to Get Vaccinated?

February 9, 2021

Can I Make Vaccines Mandatory for My Employees?   With Covid vaccines now being distributed to priority individuals across the U.S., it is as important as ever that employers understand their rights and obligations surrounding vaccines. Of course, everyone is anxious to return to “business as usual” as soon as possible, so it’s no surprise…

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Elon Musk’s Favorite Behavioral Interview Question

February 8, 2021

Elon Musk Shares His Favorite Behavioral Interview Question and Science Tells Us Why It Works Image Credit: “Elon Musk at TED 2017” by jurvetson is licensed under CC BY 2.0 During a talk at the 2017 World Government Summit, none other than Elon Musk — the SpaceX and Tesla CEO and stock market manipulating wunderkind —…

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New York COVID Sick Leave Is Now Even More Complicated

February 4, 2021

New York Emergency Sick Leave Is Now Even More Complicated… As of January 1, 2021, New York employers now have five different paid leave requirements to manage when it comes to any given COVID-related absence:  New York COVID Paid Sick Leave (NY COVID PSL),  Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA),  New York Paid Sick Leave…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance and FAQ

December 29, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Guidance and FAQ   Update: March 19, 2021 The new stimulus package, signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, includes new changes to the COVID paid leave benefits under the FFCRA. Here are the key points you need to know: Providing FFCRA paid leave continues to be voluntary FFCRA…

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Setting Overtime Exemption and Bonuses for Office Managers

December 21, 2020

Office Managers: Overtime Exemption and Bonuses   I wanted to share a couple of insights about Office Managers (OMs) when it comes to salary and bonus structures. The first part of this perspective is all about HR compliance. The second offers up a number of components that you should keep in mind before implementing a…

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Best Time and Attendance Tracking Software

December 2, 2020

From Our CEO: This Timekeeping Software Will Save You Money (Seriously)     This post is a little bit different than my usual HR advice, but I recently opened up access to another piece of software inside our free HR VaultⓇ — our secure employee management and document storage and sharing software — and I…