COVID-19 Updates

Emergency Preparedness Plans & Policies

Thursday March 25, 2021 2:00PM ET/ 1:00PM CT/ 11:00AM PT Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March of 2020, the world has reconsidered what it means to be prepared for Emergencies. From Pandemics, fires, and supply shortages to severe weather and even “Snowmageddons” employers need to be prepared with policies in evacuation plans in place…

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Second Stimulus Bill Passes – What’s Included?

Second Stimulus Bill Passes – What’s Included? After an extended week of negotiations, Congressional Democrat and Republican leaders and the President came to an agreement on the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation. Included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act includes another round of COVID-19 stimulus funding and further relief for taxpayers affected by the COVID-19…

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Answers to Your Questions about Requiring Vaccinations in the Workplace

Answers to Your Questions about Requiring Vaccinations in the Workplace Now that COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available, employers are asking if they can require employees to get vaccinated, and what they can do if workers refuse. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)recently produced new guidance that answers some workplace vaccination questions. Join us for this…

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Employer Compliance During COVID-19 and Beyond

Employer Compliance During COVID-19 and Beyond Complying with the ever-changing business landscape is extremely difficult. As COVID-19 has caused businesses to adjust to a new-normal, they are stretched more than ever before. Our team has focused on what we can do to provide value to business owners through our service offering and technology. We are…

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Changes to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Changes to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Without an extension, the end of the leaves allowed under FFCRA is right around the corner (12/31/2020).  Regardless, there is still time for employees to apply for the leaves that are allowed for COVID-19.  Over the last few weeks, some of the rules surrounding the leaves…

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How Companies are Helping Working Parents During COVID-19

How Companies are Helping Working Parents During COVID-19 Schools are back in session….or are they? Parents are dealing with numerous issues when it comes to kids going back to school. It is not uncommon right now for schools to require virtual education several days a week instead of full-time onsite. So, how do working parents…

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What Businesses Need to Know About the SECURE Act

What Businesses Need to Know About the Secure Act The IRS has finally issued guidance that answers numerous questions about how employers should implement the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, signed into law last December. The intent of the SECURE Act is to expand retirement plan coverage for U.S. workers. On…

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The President’s Recent Executive Orders – How do they impact your business?

The President’s Recent Executive Orders – How do they impact your business? On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed a series of executive memorandums and an executive order to address issues left unresolved by the congressional failure to agree on additional bipartisan stimulus legislation. While three of the executive actions are not tax-related — addressing…

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COVID-19 Response in Payroll Update

We are happy to announce the availability of our COVID-19 Assistance module in our Payentry® payroll software. Please watch this demonstration to learn more about the additional features related to the recent legislation. Watch Here You can find additional information about the software update on our webhelp site. Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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An Executive Order to Provide Assistance to Employees During Pandemic

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Orders that extended assistance to many Americans impacted by the Coronavirus. President Trump directed the Treasury Department to allow deferral of the 6.2% Social Security tax on wages for employees making less than $104,000 a year. That suspension would last from September 1 through December 31,…

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The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act of 2020: Revised Rules Surrounding PPP Loan Forgiveness

The recently passed Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 will amend key provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program related to PPP Loan Forgiveness and supersede some of the rules and guidelines that were put in place following the CARES Act. This session will go over the changes and new exceptions allowed under the law.…

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COVID-19 Response in Payroll

We are happy to announce the availability of our COVID-19 Assistance module in our Payentry® payroll software. Please watch this demonstration to learn more about the additional features related to the recent legislation. Watch Here You can find additional information about the software update on our webhelp site. Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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Tips for Making Remote Teams Successful

As the coronavirus continues to spread through the U.S, many employers are considering telling or have already told their employees to work from home. However, there are technological, process, security and workers’ compensation employers must keep in mind to support remote work. Also, how do you keep your culture alive and employees engaged? Watch Here…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Legislation

Our Sr. VP of HR Services, Cathy Graham, shares information about the recently passed bill, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act legislation, that will impact businesses across the country. We will be sharing the details of the new legislation regarding the emergency FMLA leave, paid sick leave and unemployment insurance stabilization. Watch Here Was this…

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COVID-19 Legislation

Our Sr. VP of HR Services shares information about the recently passed bill that will impact businesses around the country. She shares the details of the new legislation regarding the emergency FMLA leave, paid sick leave and unemployment insurance stabilization. Watch Here Was this Helpful ? yes   no

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COVID-19 Response in Payroll

COVID-19 RESPONSE IN PAYROLL We are happy to announce the availability of our COVID-19 Assistance module in our Payentry® payroll software. You can access the COVID-19 Assistance on your Payentry dashboard by clicking on the COVID-19 Assistance Quick Link.   FFCRA Paid Leave – Amount the company has paid to employees with the FFCRA related…

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New OSHA Poster for your workplace

New OSHA Poster for your workplace The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new poster listing steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus. The poster highlights 10 infection prevention measures every employer can implement to protect workers’ safety and health during the…

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COVID-19: Electronically Share This Poster with Employees

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Notice/Poster Now Available  As promised, the Department of Labor has released the notice/poster that employers should use to notify each employee of their rights under this new law.  This notice should be given to all of your employees including full-time, part-time and temporary.    The Department of Labor’s website ( https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-poster-questions ) provides additional…

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A Letter from Payentry’s CEO about COVID-19

March 2019 As the CEO of Payentry, I’d like to thank you for allowing us to provide services to your company.  We know the importance of your business operations and we are grateful you have chosen to partner with us. Based on the growing concerns about COVID-19 and having concerns for our employees well-being and…

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State Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19

COVID-19 and State Unemployment Insurance As a result of the current conditions affecting our workforce, Payentry is here to assist you and your employees. State agencies are faced with a new set of challenges. We hope that this list of resources will prove helpful to you. Remember, we are here to help you. Your Payentry…

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Talking to Employees about the Coronavirus

Talking to Employees about the Coronavirus On top of all the other stressors we have in today’s world, now we have a global pandemic. Is this a Netflix series or what? This is a really scary time for many people. As humans, we often focus on the bad things more than the good, the negative…

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