Is a Credit Score Check During a Background Check Ethical?
While almost every state considers pre-employment credit checks legal, there is some question about the ethics behind them. Find out more here.
How Often Should a Company Perform Fire and Safety Drills?
Curious to know more about how often a company should practice fire and safety drills? Find out the right schedule and when to refresh this important training.
Feds Enact Workplace Pregnancy Accommodations, Expand Lactation Requirements
Here’s what employers need to know about how to stay compliant with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PFWA) and the PUMP Act.
What’s the Difference Between Exempt Vs. Nonexempt Jobs? A Guide
Are you wondering whether or not an employee is eligible for overtime? It’s essential to understand that your employees aren’t exempt or nonexempt. The job they perform is. This article will help you get it right.
Nursing Mothers in New York Get Additional Workplace Protections
Find out what employers in New York must do to stay in compliance with lactation accommodation requirements.
New York Employers Must Post Salary Ranges in Job Ads in Late 2023
On Dec. 21, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the “New York Pay Transparency Law.” The purpose of the legislation is to eliminate pay disparities and discrimination through the increased transparency of advertising salary ranges. Do you have the processes in place to comply with this law?
Safety In the Workplace: Active Shooter Training
Since active shooters have become a more significant concern, it’s essential that companies address the possibility of a threat head-on. It's a topic most would prefer to ignore, but below we have provided you with information to get you started toward keeping your staff safe.
Understanding the Difference Between Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace
Emotional support animals have a limited number of rights compared to their servicing counterparts. Service animals are allowed to be with their patients in any common areas that anyone else can frequent. We detail the differences for you in this article.
What Is the Interactive Process Under the ADA?
Participation in the interactive process is an important element of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Here are the proper steps for employers to take.
Training Employees to Recognize and Prevent Sexual Harassment
When workers are subjected to sexual harassment, engagement, productivity and morale suffer. It can be a touchy subject, but it's important. Keep reading to learn more about how to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
Training Employees to Recognize and Prevent Discrimination
Discrimination can occur when an employee is subjected to offensive, intimidating, humiliating, or threatening actions or comments based on their protected class. Is discrimination lurking around your business culture?
5 Must-Have Payroll Report Templates to Avoid Audit Nightmares
Your payroll reports serve multiple purposes. They’re worth a lot more to you than simply taking up storage space or checking an administrative to-do box.
Amazon Loses Bid to End Worker Lawsuit Over Work-from-Home Expenses
Some employers are adopting reimbursement policies as a worker benefit. Others must do so because of the laws in their jurisdiction. Do you know where your company fits on the spectrum?
Reinstating Pay and Benefits for Laid Off and Furloughed Employees
If you cut an employees’ pay, or furloughed or laid off employees, keep these things in mind as you begin to re-hire
Everything You Need to Know About Employee Leave of Absence
What is a leave of absence and how is it different than regular PTO days? Get all your questions answered here.
Alternative Payment Methods for Your Remote Team
If your staff is now working remotely due to COVID-19, here’s how to pay employees who normally receive paychecks and pay stubs in person.
The CARES Act: Payroll Implications for Small Employers
The CARES Act delivers massive payroll assistance for SMBs, including paycheck protection loans, loan forgiveness, payroll tax credit, and Social Security tax deferral.
Guidance: What if My Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19?
How employers should respond if an employee tests positive for COVID-19
5 Ways the Biden Administration Could Change Your Workplace
A practical heads-up about what’s in store for business changes...