Employers should follow these tips to comply with federal antidiscrimination and accommodation laws and protect the privacy of employee medical information in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New federal, state and local employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2022, covering topics such as minimum wage, discrimination, employee leaves, payroll and health care benefits. Employers should review these developments and make any needed updates to policies and procedures.
XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer address mental health issues in the workplace.
Employee wellness programs are typically used to prevent illness by motivating employees to adopt and maintain healthful behaviors. An employer creating or managing an employee wellness program has many legal and internal considerations to take into account, such as what the program will include and how laws such as the ADA and ACA will affect the program.
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