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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compels employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who need it. These accommodations can be straightforward and may include installing a wheelchair ramp or adding text-to-voice software on a computer. In many cases, the accommodation needed for an employee to...

New coronavirus relief laws include a number of changes for health plans and health insurance issuers, including a requirement to cover COVID-19 testing without any deductibles or other cost-sharing. Federal agencies released FAQs regarding these coronavirus-related changes. This Compliance Bulletin contains the FAQs.     Download the complete "Agency...

On April 1, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) published its 2020 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC). The new criteria supersede all previous iterations. The OOSC is intended to identify critical safety violations and provide guidelines for officers to use when conducting a roadside safety inspection...

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted on March 27, 2020, provides federal funding to expand the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Under this law, virtually all types of workers, even those who otherwise...

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued temporary regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA created new employer requirements to provide paid sick leave and partially compensated, expanded FMLA leave for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The regulations include...

CARES Act - Infographic This infographic provides an overview of changes to employer-sponsored benefits due to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Download "CARES Act Infographic" | | In the Know: CARES Act - Small Business Loan Overview Among other provisions, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and...