webinar photoKeeping up with the employment law changes under the Biden Administration can be a challenge. Members of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. and Marks Gray, P.A.’s legal teams will host a virtual one-hour session to help business owners, human resource professionals, and in-house counsel understand what these changes mean for employers now, and how to prepare for what might be on the horizon. Click here to download the program brochure.

Program Overview

Guest speaker Giselle Carson, an immigration and compliance attorney with the Marks Gray law firm in Jacksonville, will kick-off the session. She will provide an update on H1B caps, travel bans and consulate processing, as well as I-9 flexibility.

Next, Employee Benefits Attorney David Ledermann will provide an overview on COBRA changes. These include the new federal COBRA subsidy under the American Rescue Plan Act and related notice requirements, interaction with the extended time periods previously granted relating to the pandemic-related national emergency, potential subsequent availability of special enrollment rights in the Health Insurance Marketplace, and considerations relative to Florida’s mini-COBRA law.


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One of the most searched topics on this blog has been OSHA, even though we haven’t covered OSHA very often.  Since a lot of you are concerned about OSHA issues, however, we wanted to point out a new OSHA web tool the Department of Labor is offering.

The OSHA Recordkeeping Advisor is designed to

Generally, all employers with more than 10 employees must maintain the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300) and Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A).

There are limited exceptions for employers in certain “specific low hazard” industries; however, all employers, regardless of size or exemption, must report