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Workforce Issues and Regulations

Workforce Issues and Regulations

CHWS Releases 2020 Workforce Report

Report addresses population characteristics, health care sector employment by region and sector, graduations and licensure by occupation, trends in RN education, and projected job growth.

June 2, 2020

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Employers Now Banned from Asking Prospective Hires About Salary History

Effective Jan. 6, 2020, employers are prohibited from asking job applicants about their past salary, compensation, or benefits and from relying on salary history to determine pay rates. Employers may ask applicants for their salary expectations for the position, instead of asking what they earned in the past.

January 21, 2020

Workforce Issues and Regulations

State Funding Available for Workforce Development Initiatives

New York State is making available $175 million for workforce development initiatives through a Consolidated Funding Application.

November 6, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

New CMS Resources Promote Cultural Competence in Workforce Development and Service Delivery

The Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office has released issue briefs on developing cultural competence within organizations, leveraging cultural competence to improve worker recruitment and retention, and training culturally competent direct care workers.

October 29, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

New State Law Protects Immigrants in the Workplace

LeadingAge NY’s general counsel provides analysis of law prohibiting employer retaliation.

August 23, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

U.S. DOL Proposes Changes to Regular Rate of Pay for Overtime Purposes

Proposed rule clarifies what benefits, expenses, and perks are included in the definition of “regular rate of pay.”

April 16, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

DOL Drops Proposed Call-in Pay Regulations

Expensive employer mandate on hold, at least for the time being.

March 4, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Federal Tax Law Change Affects Employee Parking

Not-for-profit organizations could be subject to unrelated business income tax.

January 25, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

LeadingAge NY Comments on Revised Call-in Regulations

Despite new exemptions, questions and concerns remain for employers.

January 14, 2019

Workforce Issues and Regulations

Summary of Proposed Call-in Regulations Available

Revised proposal includes exemptions that may be helpful to members.

December 18, 2018
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