Risk Briefs

EEOC’s new Know Your Rights poster replaces EEO is the Law poster

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">EEOC’s new <em>Know Your Rights</em> poster replaces <em>EEO is the Law</em> poster</span></strong></big>
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a new mandatory workplace poster entitled Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

Florida minimum wage increasing by $1 on September 30th

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida minimum wage increasing by $1 on September 30th</span></strong></big>
In case you forgot, Florida’s minimum wage is increasing by $1 at the end of the month. On September 30, 2022, Florida’s minimum wage will increase to $11 per hour.

New EEOC guidance limits employers’ ability to test employees for COVID-19

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">New EEOC guidance limits employers’ ability to test employees for COVID-19</span></strong></big>
New guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may limit an employer’s ability to test employees for COVID-19 going forward.

DHS proposes Form I-9 overhaul and extends pandemic-related compliance flexibilities

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">DHS proposes Form I-9 overhaul and extends pandemic-related compliance flexibilities</span></strong></big>
The Department of Homeland Security is proposing an overhaul of its Employment Eligibility Verification form a/k/a Form I-9.

Florida’s New Reporting Requirement Forces Businesses to Track Payments to Individual Contractors

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida’s New Reporting Requirement Forces Businesses to Track Payments to Individual Contractors</span></strong></big>
Did you know that Florida businesses must report individual independent contractors who are paid $600 or more in a calendar year?

EEOC Updates COVID Guidance to Address Pandemic-Related Workplace Retaliation

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">EEOC Updates COVID Guidance to Address Pandemic-Related Workplace Retaliation</span></strong></big>
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 technical assistance to address retaliation in pandemic-related employment situations.

OSHA Imposes Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy on Employers with 100+ Employees

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">OSHA Imposes Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy on Employers with 100+ Employees</span></strong></big>
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a new emergency temporary standard to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. How will this affect your workplace?