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27 03, 2020

New Economic Stimulus Bill Could Spell Some Relief for Small Businesses

2020-03-27T09:48:54-04:00

As we all continue to deal with the impact of the pandemic known as the Coronavirus (Covid 19), there could be some relief on the way. As our government continues to search for solutions to help redirect a struggling economy, there has been a tentative agreement reached that would provide financial support for individuals and [...]

New Economic Stimulus Bill Could Spell Some Relief for Small Businesses2020-03-27T09:48:54-04:00
25 03, 2020

New Guidance in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

2020-03-25T18:26:45-04:00

Late on March 24, 2020, The Department of Labor (DOL) issued some guidance around the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that was placed into law on March 18, 2020.  See our article here related to the details of the law as it was enacted.  Since then, there has been a lot of confusion and [...]

New Guidance in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act2020-03-25T18:26:45-04:00
19 03, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act is now a Law – What Your Small Business Needs to Know

2020-03-19T12:12:49-04:00

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is now a Law as signed by President Donald Trump on the evening of Wednesday March 18, 2020. The Law, however, did not pass as originally written and passed by the House on March 14th.  Our article related to the original act can be found here.  There are some [...]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act is now a Law – What Your Small Business Needs to Know2020-03-19T12:12:49-04:00
16 03, 2020

Small Businesses Prepare for Paid Sick Leave Requirements

2020-03-16T18:33:28-04:00

March 16, 2020 - In response to the coronavirus pandemic and impact on employees and employers across the country, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) is expected to pass sometime today or tomorrow.  This Bill is significant for small businesses and has a number of emergency Acts that will make some small business [...]

Small Businesses Prepare for Paid Sick Leave Requirements2020-03-16T18:33:28-04:00
3 03, 2020

Accountability Is Not A Bad Word

2020-03-16T18:31:41-04:00

Accountability is not a bad word, it’s a conversation. Regularly we get calls from managers and small business owners that may want to fire someone or they aren't sure what to do because they believe that the employee isn’t doing what they think they are supposed to be doing.  The first question we ask is.... [...]

Accountability Is Not A Bad Word2020-03-16T18:31:41-04:00
5 02, 2020

The Importance of (and Respect for) PTO

2020-02-05T15:44:58-05:00

The fact that paid time off (PTO) is a hallmark of the modern workforce and is a central component of a high-caliber benefits plan is nothing new. Employers have long understood the need for employees to take time away from work environments such as the office, construction site, classroom, retail shop or hospital floor. Therefore, it has [...]

The Importance of (and Respect for) PTO2020-02-05T15:44:58-05:00
5 02, 2020

Goal Setting for Better Employee Performance Reviews and Management

2020-02-05T15:18:10-05:00

Traditionally, both employees and managers faced employee performance reviews with more trepidation than anticipation. No matter how well they perform, most employees dislike feeling judged. On the other side of the table, managers may not like delivering judgments that might upset and alienate their team. Mostly, the measures used in the past to check performance appeared subjective [...]

Goal Setting for Better Employee Performance Reviews and Management2020-02-05T15:18:10-05:00
13 01, 2020

Employment & Other Changes to Expect in 2020

2020-01-13T11:02:23-05:00

With every new year comes new and changing regulations for employers to keep up with both at the Federal and State levels.  These changes impact companies of all sizes, particularly multi-state employers and remote workforces. This can make it difficult to keep up with which ones apply to your company.  That’s where we come in. [...]

Employment & Other Changes to Expect in 20202020-01-13T11:02:23-05:00
12 12, 2019

Your 2019 HR Audit Checklist

2019-12-19T13:56:33-05:00

With the New Year fast approaching, you can expect new employment laws, so it’s a good time for small businesses to jump start the cleanup of your HR files and make sure your compliance is in line. Not only is it smart to keep your employee records straight for your company’s own use and benefit, [...]

Your 2019 HR Audit Checklist2019-12-19T13:56:33-05:00
12 11, 2019

An HR Guide to Keep the Holiday Season Merry

2019-11-12T15:01:11-05:00

Beginning with fall festivals and ending after New Year's Day, companies often use the holiday season as an opportunity to boost morale and make sure employees feel valued. At the same time, well seasoned managers understand the importance of implementing human resources policies that will help preserve the positive aspects of this time of year [...]

An HR Guide to Keep the Holiday Season Merry2019-11-12T15:01:11-05:00