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Category: Compliance

01/10/2024
Employers, get ready for upcoming challenges in classifying workers as independent contractors due to significant changes by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The Biden administration has officially revoked a rule that eased the classification…
11/30/2023
The Achilles Group recognizes the intricacies involved in compliance with FMLA regulations and aims to shed light on recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) opinion letters addressing two critical issues: the use of intermittent leave…
11/10/2023
The topic of compensation for a worker that travels is complex. It’s important for employers and employees to be aware of the specific laws and regulations governing overtime pay in the relevant jurisdiction, as these…
11/10/2023
Of particular interest to employers are the increased regulations concerning employer monitoring outlined in Section 6 of the Executive Order. This section instructs the Secretary of Labor to develop and publish principles and best practices…
09/27/2023
In this discussion, we will delve into four of the most costly overtime pay pitfalls that employers should be vigilant about, offering insights on how to avoid them. …
08/09/2023
Conducting an I-9 self-audit is a proactive measure that your business can take to ensure compliance with employment eligibility verification regulations in the United States. Performing periodic self-audits of I-9 records will help protect…
03/21/2023
  Navigating the employment guidelines around the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) can be complex and require expert guidance. This is because the specifics of what constitutes a reasonable accommodation can vary depending on the…
03/01/2023
Today, there are more employers hiring remote workers than ever before.  For context, 4% of jobs were hiring for permanently remote positions before the pandemic.  Now, that number has rapidly grown to 36% by the…
11/01/2022
Client Alert Covered employers must replace the “EEO is the Law” poster with the new “Know your Rights” poster and place it in a conspicuous location in the workplace where notices to applicants and employees…
10/25/2022
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced plans on October 13, 2022, to make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.Why it’s important for your business:…