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HR Compliance: Resource Center

We understand that you need resources to help you maintain compliance within your Human Resource functions. In an effort to keep you up-to-date on the most recent compliance information, we've put together the following resources that will be of assistance to you. Please check back for future updates and changes!


Employee FFCRA Eligibility Tool


The Department of Labor has a section designated just to COVID-19 with multiple resources:



OSHA Guidance on COVID-19: 





Centers for Disease Control 



World Health Organization  


The most current information on the full response to COVID-19 in Vermont can be found on the  Department of Health website at:   



The National Conference of State Legislatures has also created a dashboard dedicated to individual state  action for COVID-19: 



Society for Human Resources (SHRM) has also created a dashboard for employers with common  questions, news, updates, etc. for COVID-19: 



What does the passing of the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” mean for employers: 
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/senate-passes-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-what- employers-need-to-know 




Available Documents

  • This document contains information on compliance issues employers are facing during this unprecedented time. It goes through some action steps, as well as containing links to information resources. 


  • This document contains information on new coronavirus relief laws as well as actions steps employers should familiarize themselves with. 

  • As things are constantly changing with COVID-19, it is more important than ever to stay up to date on the most current developments.  This document contains resources to help keep you informed during this time.  Stay healthy during this time! 

  • This document contains links to the U.S. Department of Labor, VT's Department of Labor, the IRS and more.

  • The Department of Labor (DOL) has broad authority to investigate or audit an employee benefit plan’s compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Audits are performed by the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).

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