by John Heveron The US Department of Labor has proposed changing how workers get classified as employees or independent contractors again. Changes under the Trump administration made it easier for businesses and nonprofits to classify workers as independent contractors by
Have you submitted your letter of assurance for the Public Health Workforce funding? Due February 25 (updated)!
In November, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that ACL would receive $150 million to expand the public health workforce within underserved communities including the aging and disability networks. Funding will be awarded to 11 grantee networks, including Centers for Independent Living
What is the role of the board?
Question: My board chair is questioning a recent decision I made about a staff member’s performance. I thought supervising staff was my job. Can she, for example, tell me I have to reinstate him after I fired him? Answer: This
Ok, we sometimes must provide paid leave — did we get it right?
BlueAvacado.org is a top notch website for non-profit executive directors and board members. In this post Mike Bishop summarizes the requirements and when they were/are in effect. (Reprinted in whole.) Ask Rita: FFCRA Paid Leaves 2021—Help! by Mike Bishop J.D.
Employee Retention Tax Credits are available Even If You Got PPP Loan(s)
This credit just got a whole lot better so don’t stop reading because you decided this credit was not valuable for you. First, if you have not applied for your PPP loan, projections are that that money will run out
Can we require staff to get tested for COVID-19? Take the COVID-19 vaccine?
As is so often the case, the answer is, “It depends.” Here are some of the issues to consider. Williams Mullen of jdsupra.com stated: Quote: While the EEOC and the CDC have not specifically stated that employers may mandate vaccination,
What are some interview questions for candidates for the Executive Director position?
We are seeing a lot of Executive Director positions open up as the Baby Boomers retire. Here are some potential questions for the interview, and a few tips as well. Interview Questions for candidates for Executive Director Tell us a
Tips for bringing a new CIL ED on board
I would probably customize a training plan based on what the new executive director already knows. If s/he has worked for a center in the past, s/he may not need history and philosophy but might need board and finance training.
Affirmative Action — a twist on Consumer Control
Embed from Getty Images You already know that your center is required to be consumer controlled. This means that a majority of staff AND management staff must be persons with disabilities, and that a majority of board members must be
Are your paying your consumer as an employee or a contractor?
The center has some odd jobs around the place — lawn mowing, cleaning, maybe web development or support of the Facebook page. Some centers pay consumers as peer support mentors. Is it okay to hire a consumer to do