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How to Prepare Your Employees for a Sudden Return to Work

Returning to work post-pandemic can affect your staff's physical and mental wellbeing. Here's how to support your employees as they transition back to in-person working.

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Payroll Tax Penalties Small Businesses Should Know About

Here are penalties your small business might face for failing to comply with payroll tax laws — along with waivers and technology for avoiding them.

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USA Today

President Biden announces $1.8 trillion paid leave plan for families

Under President Joe Biden’s proposal, American workers would receive at least 12 weeks of paid leave to bond with a new child, care for sick relatives, deal with deployment, heal from serious illness, or recover from the death of a loved one. Workers would earn 2/3rds of their pay, while lower wage earners could receive up to 80% of their pay.

Reuters

Consumer confidence hits 14-month high

A new survey from The Conference Board found that United States consumer confidence hit a 14-month high in April, as increasing rates of vaccination and money from fiscal stimulus programs supported the reopening of businesses and drove up demand.

CNBC

Fed continues to hold interest rates at low levels

The Federal Reserve declined to raise interest rates this week, despite signs that the economy’s recovery is accelerating.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that the recovery is “uneven and far from complete” and brushed aside concerns of rising inflation to keep short-term interest rates near 0%.

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The Ultimate ZIP File for Hiring and Onboarding

Access the most important resources for anyone managing hiring and...

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5 Ways the Biden Administration Could Change Your Workplace

A practical heads-up about what’s in store for business changes...

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Checklist for HR Managers

Learn how to make DEI real in your place of...

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Cascading Goals

Align each employee’s work to your company’s larger vision....