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If you’re finding it difficult to hire employees, you’re not alone. Bloomberg reports that many small businesses are struggling to find people who currently want to work—in fact, 42% say they have jobs they can’t fill. The number of people quitting jobs right now is also higher...

We recommend having five separate files for each employee, as outlined below: I-9 file: Keep all Form I-9s in a separate master file or three-ring binder. Medical file: This file should contain everything related to an employee’s medical history, including health insurance enrollment forms. It’s...

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open—the collection had been delayed because of COVID-19. Employers that are required to file have until Monday, July 19, 2021, to submit both years of data. Pay data is...

We’ll be reopening our office this summer and may celebrate the occasion with an outdoor “welcome back” party for employees. We’d be sure to follow social distancing guidelines. Would we be required to pay employees who attend?   Answer from Emily, SPHR: It depends. You are not required...