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New 2022 EEO “Know Your Rights” Poster Free to Download
On October 20, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) quietly released a new final “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster. Click here. The poster summarizes the EEO laws and explains how employees or applicants can file a complaint if they believe that they have experienced discrimination. The new ...
Florida Minimum Wage will increase to $11.00 per hour on September 30, 2022
Effective September 30, 2022, the Florida minimum wage will increase from $10.00 to $11.00 per hour. Additionally, the minimum wage for tipped employees will increase by $1.00 to at least $7.98 per hour, in addition to tips. The next minimum wage increase is set for September 30, 2023. In 2020, Florida voters approved a state......
Conciliation Agreements: What are the EEOC Requirements?
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigates charges of unlawful discrimination and conducts an investigation into the allegations and the employer’s response. After assessing the evidence, the EEOC sometimes issues a Letter of Determination that there is reasonable cause to believe that a company discriminated against the ...
Are Union Election Petitions Increasing in early 2022?
Yes. According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), during the first six months of fiscal year 2022 (October 1–March 31), union representation petitions filed at the NLRB have increased 57%—up to 1,174 from 748 during the first half of FY2021. At the same time, unfair labor practice charges have increased 14%—from 7,255 to 8,254.......
Form I9 Audits – What you need to know
The I-9 Form is a legally required document for new hires. It is used by employers to prove an individual is legally eligible for employment in the United States. The form is legally required by the U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). The current form is 2 pages long; employees and employers complete their......
ConsultStu is a Qualified Independent Third Party for Publix Immigration Reviews
ConsultStu is a qualified independent third party that can complete your Publix required Immigration Review and Audit, whether it is your first one, or the annual compliance re-certification. Since 2018, we have worked with many companies from various industries to complete their mandatory annual Immigration Law Certification. We have worked with c...
2021 EEO-1 Reporting Set to Open April 12, 2022
The 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is tentatively scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022. The tentative deadline to file the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Report is Tuesday, May 17th, 2022. Updates regarding the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will be posted to the EEO-1 website as it becomes available. The Filer......
HR Checklist for 2022
Time to check in on your HR fitness for 2022. Now that we have closed out 2021, and started 2022, the human resources and payroll departments need to take some important January actions to ensure a smooth transition into 2022. We have a 10 point HR checklist to help your company get up to date......
Remote I9 Document Review Approved thru April 2022
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced that it has extended its temporary policy allowing employers to inspect Form I-9 documents virtually through April 30, 2022. This policy has been extended a dozen times since it was originally issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If your business continues to operate remo...
How to Create an Account with CONNECT
Are you a Florida employer in need of a CONNECT account? CONNECT is Florida’s Reemployment Assistance claims system. All Florida employers should set up an account to login and see their claims and questionnaires in one place.  You will be able to respond online to all inq...
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