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Quarterly Compliance Update

At USI, we’re dedicated to helping you stay abreast of fast-changing legislative and regulatory developments and guidance related to health and welfare plans that could impact your business. USI's national Employee Benefits Compliance team shares the Compliance Updates that have occurred over the past quarter.

Are you ready for the February 1 OSHA recordkeeping deadline?

It’s that time of year again when employers subject to OSHA’s recordkeeping rule are required to post a signed copy of their Form 300A in a location accessible to employees by February 1. Despite this annual obligation, many employers continue to make common recordkeeping mistakes, some of which potentially affect OSHA compliance. With the deadline looming, we’re reviewing Form 300A and related aspects of the recordkeeping rule to help you avoid some of the most common mistakes.

Updated FAQs address FFCRA expiration

On December 31, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) added two new FAQs related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Questions 104 and 105 address the three-month voluntary extension of FFCRA leave into 2021, and clarify payment of leave taken during 2020. Download USI’s latest Compliance Update for more information.