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  • (from Society of Human Resources Management) I n response to the recent nationwide uptick in coronavirus cases, health care associations are calling on employers to require inoculation. More than 50 health care associations ...

  • (from NBC) T he rate of nearsightedness in children more than doubled during the pandemic, according to researchers who analyzed eye test data from nearly 2,000 Hong Kong school-age children.  “Our study showed that less ...

  • (from U.S. Department of Education) T he U.S. Department of Education released the “Return to School Roadmap,” a resource to support students, schools, educators and communities as they prepare to return to in-person learning ...

  • (from Inside Higher Ed) Three-quarters of college and university business officers express confidence in their institution's financial stability over the next decade, according to t he   2021 Survey of College and University ...

  • (from the Journal of Accountancy) In 11 questions and answers, the IRS on Monday gave additional guidance to employers, health insurers and plan administrators on how to provide laid-off employees temporary assistance paying ...

  • (from CNN) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday changed its masking recommendations as the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread. The agency now recommends that people in areas with ...

  • (from Inside Higher Ed) Colleges and universities have largely returned to in-person tours this summer, but at many institutions, the tours are smaller and more personalized. With fewer people in a group and limited exposure ...

  • (from the Los Angeles Times) An appeals court last Friday ruled that California state leaders violated the rights of parents by forcing private schools to stay closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the court essentially ...

  • (from CUPA-HR) On July 20, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a Q&A resource that clarifies how OCR interprets schools’ existing obligations under the 2020 amendments to Title IX. The ...

  • (From Venable LLP) On July 16, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2021-30, which provides an updated statement of the correction programs under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS).  The updates reflect a ...