This week, we look at how employers can make adjustments to their benefits policies to assist employees who want to offer help and support to Ukraine.

War in Ukraine: Offering Support with Benefits Policies

Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine is the biggest thing on everyone’s mind right now. How can employers assist employees who want to help? Employers can consider making adjustments to leave donation, charitable match, and volunteer programs. Attorney Gretchen Harders tells us more about the pathways available to employers and employees.

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Focusing on Compliance on Equal Pay Day

With yesterday marking Equal Pay Day in the United States, now is a good time for employers to refocus on compliance with equal pay laws and regulations. Understanding pay discrepancies that might still exist within job bands based on gender, race, sexual orientation, and other categories protected by law is critical. Learn more about pay equity audits and complying with the latest developments in pay equity laws and regulations in a Deloitte Legal webinar. Or, read more about new equal pay registration certificates that will soon be required for employers in Illinois.

When Might an Employer Question FMLA Certification?   

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) certification of a serious health condition must be complete and sufficient, but sometimes it's neither. Attorney Shira Blank spoke with SHRM about the incomplete, insufficient, and potentially invalid information employers might encounter. Read more.

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COVID-19 WORKFORCE (re)sources
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Considering Tracking Employees in Vehicles? New Jersey Now Requires Employers to Provide Notice
Workforce Bulletin
Adam Forman, Shawndra Jones, Nathaniel Glasser, Ridhi Madia, Matthew Savage Aibel

Attorneys Today Need to Depose Like There’s No Tomorrow
Anthony Argiropoulos, Maximilian Cadmus

Drafting Enforceable Restrictive Covenants and Confidentiality Agreements for Multi-State Employers
Pete Steinmeyer, Kate Rigby, Jeremy Oliver

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