October 2021 Staffing Compliance Digest
Welcome to the Staffing Compliance Digest! This regular update contains the latest news about federal and state compliance rules and regulations that are relevant to staffing firms.* If you’re concerned about keeping your company compliant, keep reading or click below to scroll down to an update that’s relevant to your business.
- Notable Compliance News and Resources
- ICYMI: What’s Recently Gone into Effect
- Coming Soon: What to Prepare for in the Coming Months
- Bullhorn Product Compliance Spotlight
Notable Compliance News and Resources
Report: 46% of Firms to Require Vaccinations:
About half of companies plan vaccine mandates, according to a survey by Gartner mandates are legally permissible. It is anticipated that more firms will likely institute mandates by the end of the year.
Webinar: ACA Compliance Panel: Lessons Learned From Five Years of Employer Mandate Enforcement:
The American Staffing Association recently held a webinar on key takeaways for ACA compliance. Watch it here. Note: Must be an ASA member to watch. “In this webinar, Marco Nunez of Essential StaffCARE moderates a panel discussion—including such topics as who is considered an applicable large employer, which employees are eligible, whether new hires are considered full-time or variable hour, how quickly an offer of coverage needs to be made, who gets a 1095-C form, and what the penalties are for failing to provide employee notifications or IRS reporting.”
Guide: Top Compliance Considerations for the Entire Recruitment Process:
Here are some considerations to keep in mind as you build and develop your compliance strategy, from winning new clients to recruiting and engaging with candidates to billing/invoicing and paying workers. Plus, learn how Bullhorn can assist with your overall compliance strategy, including how Bullhorn’s team of experts works to help your firm stay up-to-date on the latest regulatory updates.
ICYMI: What’s Recently Gone into Effect
The following regulations and laws have gone into effect as of October 2021. Source: SHRM
- Connecticut Limits Age Information on Employment Applications
- Connecticut Strengthens Lactation Accommodation Requirements
- District of Columbia Family and Medical Leave Act Employee Eligibility Requirements Temporarily Amended
- Florida Requires New Hire Reporting of Independent Contractors
- Montana Revises Independent Contractor Certifications
- Nevada Bans Salary History Inquiries, Requires Pay Range Disclosure
- Nevada Requires Posting on Job Training or Employment Programs
- Washington Amends Quarterly Unemployment Reporting and Penalty Provisions
Coming Soon: What to Prepare for in the Coming Months
The following will be taking effect in the coming months. Source: SHRM
- 2021 Laws and Amendments Coming Up:
- Minimum Wage increases in January 2022:
- Virginia Minimum Wage Increases to $11.00
- Arizona Minimum Wage Increases to $12.80
- Missouri Minimum Wage Increases to $11.15
- Delaware Minimum Wage Increases to $10.50
- New Jersey Minimum Wage Increases to $13.00
- Illinois Minimum Wage Increases to $12.00
- Denver, Colorado, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.87
- Michigan Minimum Wage Increases to $9.87
Bullhorn Product Compliance Spotlight: Bullhorn Onboarding365
Meet government, client, and agency compliance standards with the ability to customize forms and workflows, automate form population, and keep required forms up-to-date. Built-in I-9 and E-Verify, plus 95+ other standard documents, help you manage onboarding requirements all in one platform. With secure access and standardized compliance, you can be fully audit-ready to meet USCIS standards.
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