There is a growing argument that there should be three types of people considered under COVID-19 protocols: unvaccinated, vaccinated, and previously infected. This argument claims that because they were infected, they have the antibodies similar to vaccinations, and in certain studies, better protected than those who are vaccinated.
As we wait for the OSHA guidance detailing how employers (over 100 in employment) can implement mandated vaccination for employees, employers need to keep in mind how they require vaccination and testing may impact proper pay for non-exempt employees.
TalentLMS, a leading learning management system backed by Epignosis and Workable, released a report which reveals that 72% of tech workers in the U.S. are thinking of quitting their job in the next 12 months. Top reasons include a lack of flexibility and lack of learning and development opportunities.
A new Randstad USA survey found that workers have health and safety concerns around returning to work. The survey revealed three main findings:
With the many interruptions and re-prioritizations being forced upon employers due to COVID-19 for the past 18 months or so, employee development has lagged in many organizations. Employers and employees have had to work through:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Service (HHS) issued additional guidance concerning how HIPAA rules intertwine with the COVID environment. The guidance provides greater clarity to employers as to when HIPAA does and does not apply in various situations. The following is a rundown of the guidance.
ASE is a member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). Recently, the PBSA, along with the HR Research Institute, completed a research report, “Background Screening: Trends in the U.S. and abroad 2021.” Of the responding employers with locations in the U.S., 95% stated that their company does some type of background screening, and 77% of those companies have a documented screening policy.
Monday started the U.S Supreme Court's new year. Though it has some incredibly impactful cases in other areas of the law, it marks the start of this year’s docket looking at four workplace law questions.
As the pandemic continues to unfold, the ability of employers to have a positive impact on employee health and resiliency cannot be understated according to a recent Mercer Survey, Health on Demand.
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