News and Updates
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
On June 25, 2020, you will receive an email with a link to an online survey with instructions to provide the annual SHP counts to the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) – Human Resources Administration (HRA) by October 15, 2020. The counts can be submitted anytime, but no later than this date.
The deadline for employees to complete the SHP training is September 30, 2020. All of the SHP program details, including the Executive Order, the policy and an HR Toolkit, are posted on the DOAS SHP Website.
HRA COVID-19 Response - NEW Workforce Re-Entry Resources
State governments throughout the United States are responding to the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The state of Georgia is no exception to this effort. To assist, the Human Resources Administration has developed a special site.
Most recently there is a new Workforce Re-entry Resources Section. The information available provides agencies with guidelines and resources that may be helpful in responding to issues and questions related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
DHS announces flexibility in requirements related to Form I-9 compliance
Due to precautions being implemented by employers and employees related to physical proximity associated with COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that it will exercise discretion to defer the physical presence requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Employers with employees taking physical proximity precautions due to COVID-19 will not be required to review the employee’s identity and employment authorization documents in the employee’s physical presence. For more details click here