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Year end is officially a few weeks away. As many individuals are looking ahead to much needed vacation time, Vinna Human Resources would like to remind you of some last-minute year end human resource checklist. Getting these items off your to do list will not only help you feel organized into the new year, but some also require attention now.


Compliance is one of the most important HR functions for any company. And since it’s also one of the most tedious and time-consuming undertakings, our compliance specialists are more than happy to take care of it for you.

  • Deliver performance reviews
  • Audit I-9 personnel files
  • Prepare and distribute annual compliance notes to employees
  • Audit your current staffing numbers to determine if your company reaches or exceeds 50 employees and is required to comply with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Review overtime pay final rule for staff with fluctuating workweeks
  • Schedule required compliance training such as COVID-19 workplace safety training
  • Check updated OSHA policies as enforcement policies related to COVID-19 have been revised

General Human Resources

Vinna Human Resources believes that person centered employee management creates good relationships, positive morale and high work performance which allows companies to focus on their business versus personnel issues. As your Human Resources Team, Vinna Human Resources ensures that all these elements are managed and communicated effectively.

  • Complete employee classification reviews
  • Prepare ACA reporting
  • Review employment records
  • Update your employee handbook to include new employment laws, COVID-related policies, telecommuting and more


Employee benefits not only are a fantastic tool to help recruit new staff they can also be one of the most effective ways to keep the staff you already have and make them feel valued and appreciated. Vinna Human Resources will work with you to determine the best scope of benefits that will attract and retain staff, as well as fit your budget and keep you compliant.

  • Complete open enrollment
  • Audit your current staffing numbers to determine if your company reaches or exceeds 50 employees and is required to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) beginning in 2021
  • Review all insurance policies
  • Review healthcare plans against the 2021 employer health plan affordability threshold
  • Review FFCRA and CARES Act for required coverage until the end of the national emergency for COVID-19
  • Review your employee benefits package


This year the government has presented companies with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Outside of the standard payroll requirements for the fourth quarter, there are some reimbursements under CARES and FFCRA that eligible companies should retain before year end. At Vinna Human Resources we believe in the generosity and respect. We also believe in the value of collaboration. That’s why we recommend Anfinson Thompson & Co. for all our clients who are in need of payroll assistance.

  • The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides a retention credit to applicable employers that continued to employ their staff during the pandemic.
  • The federal government reimburses companies who provided paid leave to employees with the coronavirus under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

As we transition to a new year with new policies and employment laws, we encourage you to give us a call with all your human resource questions. We are your resource.

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