On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which extends tax credits for private employers with 499 or fewer U.S. employees that voluntarily decide to provide emergency paid sick and/or family leave according to the otherwise-expired standards in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA).
Employers need to prepare for how this version will impact their company and employees when it comes to providing sick leave and emergency paid leave. Learn how this new FFCRA should be implemented to avoid discriminatory Practiced when providing paid leave, testing for COVID-19 and having vaccination programs.
Areas covered during this session:
- What are the specific requirements under the new FFCRA?
- What is the effective and expiration date of this new FFCRA?
- What are the requirements that impact the paid sick leave
- What are the Reasons Employees Can Use Paid Sick or Family Leave
- Eliminating Initial Unpaid Period of Emergency Family Leave
- Employers who provide the paid leave will get tax credits
- Can employees who are eligible get paid sick leave when they get vaccinated?
- How can Employers mitigate the new FFCRA and communicate guidelines effectively to employees?
- Can employers provide EPSL but not EFML?
- How will the new FFCRA integrate or conflict with the DOL Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Why should you attend this training?
The new H.R. 1319 regulation has different components that are pertinent to the workplace. Learn how proper implementation will avoid violations. It is critical to know what components have continued, eliminated and new requirement to be able to communicate with employees effectively to provide a safe workplace.
This course will benefit:
- All Employers with less than 500 employees
- Business Owners with less than 500 employees
- Company Leadership
- Compliance professionals
- Payroll Administrators
- HR Professionals
- Leave Administrators
- Employers in all industries
- Small Business Owners
- Company Leadership
Margie Faulk is a senior level human resources professional with over 15 years of HR management and compliance experience. A current Compliance Advisor for HR Compliance Solutions, LLC, Margie, has worked as an HR Compliance advisor for major corporations and small businesses in the small, large, private, public and Non-profit sectors.
Margie has provided small to large businesses with risk management strategies that protect companies and reduces potential workplace fines and penalties from violation of employment regulations. Margie is bilingual (Spanish) fluent and Bi-cultural.
Margie’s area of expertise includes Criminal Background Screening Policies and auditing, I-9 document correction and storage compliance, Immigration compliance, employee handbook development, policy development, sexual harassment investigations/certified training, SOX regulations, payroll compliance, compliance consulting, monitoring US-based federal, state and local regulations, employee relations issues, internal investigations, HR management, compliance consulting, internal/external audits, and performance management.
Margie is a speaker and accomplished trainer and has created and presented compliance seminars/webinars for over 16 US and International compliance institutes. Margie has testified as a compliance subject matter expert (SME) for several regulatory agencies and against regulatory agencies, thank goodness not on the same day. Margie offers compliance training to HR professionals, business owners, and leadership to ensure compliance with workplace and regulations.
Margie’s unique training philosophy includes providing free customized tools for all attendees. These tools are customized and have been proven to be part an effective risk management strategy. Some of the customized tools include the I-9 Self Audit. Correction and Storage program, Ban the Box Decision Matrix Policy that Employers can provide in a dispute for allegations, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Compliance Guide, Drug-Free Workplace Volatile Termination E-Book and other compliance program tools when attendees register and attend Margie’s trainings.
Margie holds professional human resources certification (PHR) from the HR Certification Institution (HRCI) and SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resources Management. Margie is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE).