Taking Advantage of FFCRA Tax Credits in 2021
At the final hour in December of 2020, the U.S. Congress passed a law extending tax benefits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to March 31, 2021. The tax benefit is a deduction against the employer’s FICA obligations when the employer pays out sick leave to employees due to coronavirus reasons through March... Read more »
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California Supreme Court Rules That ABC Test Applies Retroactively
On January 14, the California Supreme Court held in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International that the ABC test set forth in the 2018 Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court case will be applied retroactively. The case involved a group of janitors who sued a three-tier business model franchise company alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors... Read more »
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How HR Can Address Employee Anxiety After Unrest at the Capitol
Many of us saw the events at the Capitol on January 6 unfold live. And if we didn’t see it live, we’ve certainly learned about it since. On top of a stressful election period, economic uncertainty, and a raging pandemic, we are all feeling a little worn down and anxious. Employers Council has published several... Read more »
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