Tag: HR Resources

Question: We are a federal contractor and maintain an Affirmative Action Plan and file annual employer EEO-1 Annual Reports.  Can you tell us what reporting and records retention requirements there are for veterans, if any, that we should also be providing? Answer:  Your timing is great for this question, as the Department of Labor’s Veterans’…

Question: Does an employee on workers’ compensation need to pay for health benefits while on leave? If so, for how long can she remain on our plan until her plan is terminated and we must offer her COBRA?  Our View:  We recommend that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave be designated to run…

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched I-9 Central, a new online resource center dedicated to  Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This user-friendly, free, and easy-to-use website builds gives employers and employees simple one-click access to resources, tips and guidance to properly complete Form I-9 and better understand the Form I-9 process, including:…

Question:  While the plant was shut down for a week, we paid our employees their accrued vacation in advance of the shutdown for that week.  Subsequently some of the maintenance employees were called into work.  We would like to compensate them with additional pay for the time spent working during their “vacation”; however, we would…

Question: Last week our offices were closed because of the major storm in Connecticut.  The power was out the entire work week. Do we need to pay our employees for the week?  If not, would they be eligible for unemployment compensation? Our View:  When your business closes early or opens late or just closes for…