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
24 05, 2018

Is Your Workplace Sun Safe? Being OSHA Compliant

2019-05-08T15:21:54-04:00

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and Skin Cancer is an important topic that needs to be talked about more. But why are WE talking about it and what does it have to do with Human Resources? It has a lot to do with Human Resources because it significantly affects employers who, primarily, are in [...]

Is Your Workplace Sun Safe? Being OSHA Compliant2019-05-08T15:21:54-04:00
14 12, 2017

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year

2019-05-08T15:18:24-04:00

With a new year comes new employment laws, so it’s a good time for small businesses to tackle an HR cleanup of all employee 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, but also to avoid [...]

A Small Business HR Cleanup Checklist for the New Year2019-05-08T15:18:24-04:00
12 09, 2017

When the Weather Outside is Frightful – How to Keep Your Employees Safe

2019-05-05T16:19:39-04:00

With the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and as Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida, the safety of millions of Americans is in question. Conducting business during times of inclement weather, whether extreme temperatures, snow storms, flooding and/or natural disasters, can be a challenge for employers. Balancing employee safety and the needs of your business [...]

When the Weather Outside is Frightful – How to Keep Your Employees Safe2019-05-05T16:19:39-04:00
6 09, 2017

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace

2018-05-09T19:44:32-04:00

With Hurricane Irma set for a landfall in Florida, South Carolina or North Carolina, it is important for employers to be prepared and make sure that employees know what to expect when it comes to inclement weather situations before, during and after the storm.  Employers can do this by having an Inclement Weather Policy, Communication [...]

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace2018-05-09T19:44:32-04:00
5 05, 2017

What is Sexual Harassment?

2017-10-31T11:07:07-04:00

Deanna Arnold, PHR, SHRM-CP of Employers Advantage LLC wrote an article in the April 2017 issue of Lake Norman Woman Magazine on the topic of Sexual Harassment.  This topic is important for both employees and employers to be aware of and be sure that they do what is necessary to prevent and stop Sexual Harassment in the [...]

What is Sexual Harassment?2017-10-31T11:07:07-04:00
11 04, 2017

Important Steps to Consider Before You Terminate An Employee

2017-10-31T11:56:25-04:00

Although terminating an employee isn’t something most managers want to do, sometimes it has to happen. For both new managers and more experienced ones, it’s imperative to cover all of your bases in order to prevent liability to the company, avoid a hit to the rest of the team's morale, prevent customers and clients from [...]

Important Steps to Consider Before You Terminate An Employee2017-10-31T11:56:25-04:00
14 03, 2017

HR Spring Cleaning: What You Need to Know

2017-10-31T12:04:29-04:00

By: Lindsay Coobs Just like with Spring house cleaning, your HR and employment related documents need periodic attention and can greatly benefit from Spring cleaning as well. Employers are aware of the importance of creating and maintaining employment records for its employees. However, what is often left out of the conversation is the need to [...]

HR Spring Cleaning: What You Need to Know2017-10-31T12:04:29-04:00