With the continued threat of COVID and the introduction of the Biden administration into the White House, employers will face a new series of hurdles concerning workplace safety and labor relations in 2021.
As we enter 2021, businesses are hopeful for better times but remain anxious as we face the continuing uncertainty of the global pandemic. A new president sits in the White House and many questions arise about what to expect from the Biden administration.
The year 2020 is now squarely—and finally—behind us, but its impact on many aspects of our lives and livelihoods will continue into 2021 and beyond. Federal tax policy is no exception.
PEOs face unique data challenges at the intersection of employment and privacy law. PEOs process, collect, and maintain worksite employee data for their clients. This includes personnel files, payroll records, timekeeping records, medical and benefits information, and other types of personal information.
The Biden administration’s immigration agenda generally favors immigration and will be a significant change from the prior administration.
With the pandemic raging and power changing hands in Washington, 2021 looks to be a busy year for healthcare policy.
The chances of more retirement legislation in 2021 are significant, in part because there are a number of bipartisan ideas that could find breathing room if consensus on other issues is elusive.
A friend of mine holds an annual friendship brunch on February 14 as an act of appreciation. It is a wonderful tradition, and it has made me realize that Valentine’s Day is more than a Hallmark holiday. We can all take the sentiment of love and appreciation and carry it to many areas in our lives, including our professional lives.
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The new year has brought with it what are bound to be significant changes for our industry and our customers. With the Biden administration now sworn in, and a new Congress operating under Democratic leadership, we have a responsibility to guide the nation’s small and mid-size businesses through the shifts in policy in the months and years ahead.
There is no doubt that 2020 has thrown all of us a worthy challenge of being resilient enough to adapt and overcome.
Even after the pandemic ends, the new normal in the workplace will look much different than it did prior to March 2020. Adjustments made in response to the pandemic can create potential traps for PEOs and their clients under federal, state, and local wage and hour laws.
We can all agree that 2020 has fundamentally changed how and where business can be conducted. One of those changes is in the use of a remote workforce allowing our clients to expand beyond their historical geographic confines of a physical office location.
Before the pandemic, MBA had a typical office environment. COVID changed everything. Since the onset of the pandemic, we have had to deal with all the same obstacles internally that we have helped our clients navigate.
The latest release of the PEO Index reveals the robust recovery of gross domestic product (GDP) from the depths of the COVID shutdown of the economy.
If I only had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that question since last March. In one-on-one calls, in bigger Zoom calls, in every context you can imagine, members are asking. In short, I wish we knew. We are a microcosm of what’s going on in the country—and the world—around us.