American Society of Employers - ASE Staff
Quick Hits - February 1, 2023

31 January 2023

Quick Hits - February 1, 2023

Author: ASE Staff

Illinois joins states with Paid Sick Leave for any reason: On January 10, 2023, the Paid Leave for All Workers Act (the “Act”), S.B. 208, passed both chambers in the Illinois Legislature, mere days into the new legislative session.

Categories: EverythingPeople
Quick Hits - January 25, 2023

24 January 2023

Quick Hits - January 25, 2023

Author: ASE Staff

Federal Contractors, OFCCP’s Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL) is out:  On January 20, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs published the latest Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for supply & service contractors, which is comprised of 500 federal contractors and subcontractors. 

Quick Hits - January 18, 2023

17 January 2023

Quick Hits - January 18, 2023

Author: ASE Staff

Telehealth flexibility extended two more years: The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 has extended telehealth flexibility for two years. These provisions are now set to expire December 31, 2024, for calendar-year plans.

Quick Hits - January 11, 2023

10 January 2023

Quick Hits - January 11, 2023

Author: ASE Staff

IRS mileage rate is 65.5 cents per mile in 2023:  The rate for business use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck is now 65.5 cents per mile. This represents an increase of 3 cents from the agency’s midyear increase back in June for the second half of 2022, when the IRS set the per mile rate at 62.5 cents.

Quick Hits - December 21, 2022

20 December 2022

Quick Hits - December 21, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Michigan minimum wage could be $13.03 starting February 19th:  In a press release issued December 5, 2022, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity confirmed that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $10.10 on January 1, 2023, and may increase again to $13.03 on February 19, 2023, pending ongoing litigation.

Quick Hits - December 14, 2022

13 December 2022

Quick Hits - December 14, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Are you overwhelmed by email? Join the club.  67% of people feel overwhelmed by their inbox, and 82% say they miss important emails because their inboxes are bogged down, a survey released by email service provider Gated, found. 

Quick Hits - December 7, 2022

6 December 2022

Quick Hits - December 7, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Going Pro Talent Fund Application Period Closes Next Week: If your company is applying for 2023 Michigan Going Pro Talent Funds the application deadline is next week – December 12, 2022. Employers are advised to work with their local Michigan Works office to get some of the $55 million of funds to put toward training current and newly hired employees. ASE’s Principles and Practices of Supervision classes qualify.
Quick Hits - November 30, 2022

29 November 2022

Quick Hits - November 30, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Who’d expect religious discrimination raising its head: Kanye West (who now goes by Ye) and his latest headline-making commentary may be the most public example of the insidious nature of antisemitism — which could be more widespread in recruiting than assumed, data released Nov. 22 by ResumeBuilder shows.

Quick Hits - November 23, 2022

22 November 2022

Quick Hits - November 23, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Congress passes bill voiding NDAs in cases of sexual assault, harassment:  The Speak Out Act would allow those who have experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment in the workplace — and who have signed Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) — to talk about their experiences. The Speak Out Act would render unenforceable workplace pre-dispute non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses involving sexual assault and sexual harassment.  Source:  HR Dive 11/16/22
Quick Hits - November 16, 2022

16 November 2022

Quick Hits - November 16, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Minimum wage increases for 2023:  Minimum wage increases already scheduled for 2023 are found for the following 12 states:

Quick Hits - November 9, 2022

8 November 2022

Quick Hits - November 9, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Are COVID-related absences an issue for your organization? Nearly half of large employers (500 or more employees) surveyed by Mercer say that COVID-related absences and disabilities remain an issue for their organization.

Categories: EverythingPeople
Quick Hits - November 2, 2022

1 November 2022

Quick Hits - November 2, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Allowing or encouraging social media posts leads to cyber risks at work: Tweeting, Instagramming, and even TikToking through the workday has become a common (and even encouraged) practice. But are those seemingly harmless social media habits creating potentially harmful cybersecurity risks?  On average, organizations experience 13 data exposures and risks per employee per day, according to Code42, a risk management platform.

Quick Hits - October 26, 2022

25 October 2022

Quick Hits - October 26, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Daylight Savings Time ends November 6: When clocks are turned back an hour in the early morning on November 6th, workers on the midnight shift at that time will actually work an extra hour.

Quick Hits - October 19, 2022

18 October 2022

Quick Hits - October 19, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Continue using the current I-9 until further notice: Employers should continue using the Form I 9, Employment Eligibility Verification, after its expiration date of Oct. 31, 2022, until further notice. DHS will publish a Federal Register notice to announce the new version of the Form I 9 once it becomes available.  Source:  USCIS 10/12/22

Quick Hits - October 12, 2022

11 October 2022

Quick Hits - October 12, 2022

Author: ASE Staff

Michigan court allows City of Jackson, Michigan to tax remote worker who works for company located in city: The Michigan Court of Appeals held that it was not illegal for the City of Jackson to require a company located there to withhold city income taxes from the pay of an employee working remotely outside the city.

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