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#WorkforceWednesday: DOL Electronic Notices Guidance, EEO-1 Reporting Delayed, CA COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

It’s #WorkforceWednesday! This week, some practical updates on posting requirements, reporting deadlines, and new COVID-19 leave in California.

DOL Guidance on Posting Notices for the Remote Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on posting requirements for employees working remotely. Though the guidance applies only to federal notices for fully remote workplaces, it contains helpful direction for employers about posting federal, state, and local notices for hybrid workforces. Click for more.

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Delayed

This year, the submission window for 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 data has been delayed and will open April 26, 2021, and close on July 19, 2021. This year’s submission window extends the data collection period from 10 weeks to 12 weeks to provide employers additional time to file. At the state level, today is the first annual deadline for California employers with 100 or more employees nationwide to report pay and demographic data to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

California Enacts New COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

As of March 29, full-time California employees are entitled to up to 80 hours of supplemental paid sick leave related to COVID-19. The new law applies to businesses with over 25 employees for time off related to COVID-19 quarantines, caregiving, and vaccinations. Here’s more.

 

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George Carroll Whipple III, Epstein Becker Green, Workforce Management Lawyer, Hiring Matters Attorney
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GEORGE CARROLL WHIPPLE, III, is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He hosts the firm's innovative weekly video program, Employment Law This Week.

Mr. Whipple:

  • Counsels employers on workplace issues, including hiring and promotion, firing and discipline, wage and hour, and the implementation of employment policies, to ensure compliance with federal and state laws

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