DHS Extends Form I-9 Flexibilities

On October 11th, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it is extending updated flexibilities for Form I-9 due to the continued safety precautions related to COVID-19 until July 31st, 2023. Background Federal law requires every employer that recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the United States…

Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

President Trump issued an executive order on August 8, 2020 allowing employers to defer employee’s social security taxes for certain employees for the period beginning September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2020-65 providing additional guidance on August 28, 2020. The executive order defers…

The ABC’s of HR

This comprehensive glossary of human resource (HR) terms defines words and phrases frequently used by HR professionals. – A – Ability: A competence to perform an observable behavior or a behavior that results in an observable product. Action item: Specific activity initiated to achieve an objective. Adaptive device: Any tool that facilitates greater efficiency by…