Roundup of US Department of Labor and OSHA Updates and Resources

COVID-19 Updates

Protecting Meat Processing and Assembly Line Workers

OSHA released a new video outlining ways employers can protect meat processing and assembly line workers from exposure to the coronavirus.  Click here.

Preventing Unemployment Fraud and Abuse 

The Department has released online resources to prevent unemployment insurance fraud or misuse.  Click here.

COVID-19 Benefit Plans Guidance 

A recent Department of Labor notice, jointly issued with the Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, offers COVID-19 guidance for employee benefit plans.  Click here.

Non-COVID-19 Updates

New Rule on Delivering Retirement Plan Information

The Department published a final rule that modernizes the delivery of retirement plan information while saving workers.  Click here.

Providing Bonuses and Other Incentive-Based Pay

The Department announced a final rule that allows employers to offer bonuses or other incentive-based pay to employees whose hours vary from week to week.  Click here.

Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave Eligibility 

The Department has issued guidance on eligibility for paid leave related to COVID-19.  Click here.

Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act 

The Employment and Training Administration addressed common questions about unemployment benefits under the CARES Act.  Click here.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act 

Find fact sheets, FAQs, posters, webinars and more to help employers comply with the paid leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Click here.