I-9 Forms: DHS Extends Flexibility Regarding In-Person Verification of Required I-9 Documents to July 2023

By Michael L. Dodd, Partner and PIA Association Counsel, Ferrara Fiorenza PC Updated on October 19, 2022 Recently, we reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was requiring employers…

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Paper Supply Chain: A Deeper Look at our October PIPI Data, and the BIG Takeaway

By Dr. Ralph Williams Jr., Associate Professor of Management, Jones College of Business, Middle Tennessee State University and Dr. Richard Tarpey, Assistant Professor of Management, Jones College of Business, Middle…

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Reduce Administrative Burden for Employers Who Provide Health Insurance

By Andrew F. Biernat, Vice President/Strategic Business Advisor, Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy While rising healthcare costs pose challenges for many employers across the nation, another onerous problem exists that gets…

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OSHA Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard In a November 4, 2021, News Release, the United States Department of Labor‘s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced its awaited Emergency…

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Is Working from Home an “Automatic” Reasonable Accommodation?

By Nicholas J. Fiorenza, Managing Partner & PIA Association Counsel, Ferrara Fiorenza PC Navigating through the required interactive process with disabled employees remains one of the most challenging aspects of…

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New Guidance Issued by SBA and Treasury on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

With the need for clarity on Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan forgiveness becoming increasingly important to borrowers and lenders, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”), in consultation with the Treasury Department,…

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