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NYS DOL Releases Important HERO Act Templates & Standards

5 Lessons for Better HR, Part 2: Defining Roles & Expectations | Unfiltered HR

Five Lessons for Better HR, Part 1: What is Better HR? | Unfiltered HR

NY Marijuana Regulation & Taxaction Act: Aleece Burgio & Chris Harrigan, Barclay Damon | PeopleWork

The New York State HERO Act, Employee Rights, and You

New York is Reopening: Here’s What to Expect

Four Simple Tips for Navigating the Hiring & Recruitment Crisis | Unfiltered HR

EEO-1 Reporting Open Now Through July 19, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage Debate

Legal Marijuana from an HR Standpoint

American Rescue Plan Tax Credits Available – IRS Outlines Details

New York Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

COVID-19 Vaccination Leave: Scott DeLuca, Kavinoky Cook LLP | PeopleWork

Employee Retention Credit: Scott DeLuca, Kavinoky Cook LLP | PeopleWork

Understanding the Payroll Implications of the American Rescue Plan Act

Unfiltered HR | Five Lessons Every Business Owner Should Have Learned from the Pandemic [VIDEO]

The American Rescue Plan Act is Signed into Law

New York Enacts Vaccination Leave Requirement

An Overview of Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

Biden Expands PPP Access to Smallest Businesses

Important NYS Employer COVID-19 Paid-Leave Update

OSHA Form 300A Must Be Posted By February 1

Recognizing the Signs of Employee Burnout

Six Essential Tips to Help Burned Out Employees

Will Emergency Sick and Medical Leave Be Extended With the New Bill?

Employee Burnout and Why it Happens

Extensions and Updates to FFCRA and PPP: What Employers Should Know

President Trump Signs the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

New York Minimum Wage Increases Scheduled for 2021

The Most Important Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Battles in 2020

The Benefits and Challenges of Diversity Inclusion

Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace

What Does True Diversity Look Like?

What You Should Know about the New PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaire for Larger Loans

An Important Update on the Paycheck Protection Program for Employers Who Owe $50,000 or Less

A COVID-19 Relief Guide for Small Business Owners

What to Consider When Drafting a Parental Leave Policy

How to Handle Claims of Sexual Misconduct

How Employees Use New York’s Paid Family Leave

Why Paid Parental Leave Is Good for Your Business

Cultivating Mutual Respect in the Workplace

FFCRA Guidance for Businesses During COVID-19

Updates to New York’s Paid Family Leave for 2021

Making Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Impactful

Paid Family Leave Is Coming to Massachusetts

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Background Checks

How Me Too Impacted Business

What to Know About Voting Leave in 2020

Staying Compliant with New York State’s Sexual Harassment Training Laws

What You Need to Know About Background Checks for Remote Employees

NYS Paid Sick Leave vs. NYS Paid Family Leave

PeopleWork | Kevin Wicka & Austin Fish: NYS Paid Sick Leave [VIDEO]

How to Use the New Payroll Tax Deferral “Tax Holiday”

DOL Releases New Back-to-School FFCRA Guidance

Creating a Cohesive Team With a Remote Workforce

Five Ways Your Business Will Benefit With Employee Self-Service

The Best Ways to Engage Your Remote Workforce

The Benefits of an Electronic HR Document System

Best Practices of Timekeeping and Your Remote Team

Why Electronic Onboarding is Right for Your Company

From Office to Home: How to Successfully Transition Your Workforce to Remote Work

New York Court Approves Significant Rule Changes to FFCRA

6 Tips for Managing Stress in the Workplace

Advice for Creating an Effective Employee Attendance Improvement Plan

Everything You Need to Know About Shift Work Scheduling

How to Write a Time and Attendance Policy [Free Template]

How to Reward Employees for Good Attendance

Public Termination: Where Jerry Maguire Got it Wrong

6 Benefits of Time and Attendance Management Systems

Significant Changes to PPP Signed into Law

US Chamber of Commerce Guide to PPP Forgiveness and Application

New I-9 Policy Due to COVID-19

COVID-19: Greg Davy on OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces [VIDEO]

PeopleWork 14: Jennifer Fregoso, Mammoth HR on a Post-COVID Workplace [VIDEO]

How Employers Can Support the Mental Health of Their Employees During COVID-19

Paycheck Protection Program: Where Did All That Money Go?

Second Round of PPP Funding Approved

OSHA Guidance Preparing Workforces for COVID-19

COVID-19: How Lauren Molenda from Riveter Design is Holding Up [VIDEO]

PeopleWork 13 - Chris Swan from Swipeclock on Absence/Leave Management

The Future of HR: What Is Human Resources in 2020 and Beyond? 

COVID-19: How Sandy Pirdy from Creekside Fabrics is Holding Up [VIDEO]

Track Paid Time Off for NYS Workers Impacted by COVID-19

New FFCRA Labor Poster Requirement

Attorneys Kevin Wicka and Jake Piorkowski Discuss CARES Act and PPP

Paycheck Protection Program: Q&A from the SBA & Treasury Dept.

What Every Startup Human-Resources Department Needs to Know

CARES Act: Updates to State & Federal Unemployment Benefits

The Paycheck Protection Program - SBA Loans With Forgiveness

What We Know About the CARES Act So Far

How to Implement New York’s COVID-19 Work-From-Home Requirement

Coronavirus: FFCRA "What If?" Grid for Employers and Employees

Paid Sick Leave and Family Leave for NYS Workers Impacted by COVID-19

More About the FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - What We Know So Far

Coronavirus: NY, CA, & PA Implement Strict Workforce Restrictions

About the NYS Shared Work Program to Avoid Layoffs

Trump Signs Families First Coronavirus Response Act

How to Determine Pay Frequency

EEOC Guidance for Employers During a Pandemic

10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Coronavirus

How Good Human-Resource Managers Develop Their Work Teams

How a Workplace Philanthropy Culture Can Revolutionize Your HR

Wage Board Investigating Overtime Thresholds for NY Farm Workers

All About Human-Resources Data Analytics

PeopleWork 12 - Melissa Wilson on Telemedicine as an Employee Benefit

Potential Penalties Involved in PBJ Reporting and How to Avoid Them

All About the Payroll-Based Journal’s Five-Star Quality Rating System

What information is required in your ACA Payroll-Based Journal? 

How to Submit My ACA Payroll-Based Journal

An Introduction to Payroll-Based Journals

Ashley Explains Why Your Labor Law Poster is (Probably) Still in Compliance [VIDEO]

Is it Legal to Pay Employees Off the Books? [VIDEO]

OSHA Log 300 Must Be Posted by February 1

What are the Break Requirements for Long Work Shifts? [VIDEO]

Are Employees Entitled to their Personnel File after Termination? [VIDEO]

Can You Force Employees to use a Biometric Timekeeping System? [VIDEO]

Do Fire Department Volunteers Count as Regular Employees? [VIDEO]

Do Employees Have to Bring a Doctor's Note When Out Sick? [VIDEO]

A Guide to NYS SHIELD Act Compliance: Data Security Program 

A Guide to NYS SHIELD Act Compliance: How to Issue Breach Notifications

Occurrence Policies and Is it Legal to Refuse a Doctor's Note? [VIDEO]

Pre-Compliance with the NYS SHIELD Act

Labor Law Q&A with Attorney Kevin Wicka | PeopleWork 11

What Is the NYS SHIELD Act, and Who Is It For?

Ashley Explains the New 2020 W-4 Form [VIDEO]

What Is An EEO-1 Reconciliation Report, And How Do I Fix It? 

How Your EIN Relates to Your EEO-1 Report

A History Of The EEO-1 Report

About EEO-1 Reports for Multi-Establishment Companies

What to Consider Before Conducting Drug Tests On Your Employees

EEO-1 Warning Messages, And How To Solve Them

Types of EEO-1 Reports and Their Functions 

2020 Updates to New York Paid Family Leave Act

PeopleWork 10 - Greg Nasso on Time and Attendance Systems

Who Needs To File An EEO-1?

What The New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Mean For You

Updates To the FSLA Exemptions For Certain Employees

What Is The Overtime Employee Duties Test And How Is It Satisfied? 

About The DOL’s Proposed Updates To The Definition Of “Regular Rate”

What Requirements Must An Employee Meet To Be Exempt From Overtime?

New Federal Overtime Rules to Take Effect in 2020

New York Expands Pay Equity Laws for 2019 and 2020

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - A 2019 Update

The Top Complaints About Certified Payroll

Why Is Certified Payroll So Complicated?

Why Construction is the #1 Industry for Certified Payroll Penalties

Recordkeeping Rules for Government Contractors and Subcontractors

Farm Workers in NYS Will Now Receive Overtime, Rest & Other Guaranteed Protections

How to Prove to the Government That You’re Not Getting Kickbacks

What is the Copeland Act?

Data Security is Important and Here are Some Tips

Avoid the Top 5 Mistakes With Certified Payroll

EEOC and ADA Stances on High School Diplomas for Hiring

Onboarding Strategies: How to Welcome a New Employee

Should it be Vacation Time or Just PTO?

Tracking the Hours Worked for Your Exempt Employees

Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable

How Long Does it Take to do Certified Payroll?

PeopleWork 09 - Ginine Capozzi on Employee Training & Engagement

The Importance of Certified Payroll for Construction, Waste Disposal, and Manufacturing

What Is a Statement of Compliance?

Understanding State vs. Federal Prevailing Wage Laws

Why Companies Pay Millions in Prevailing Wage Penalties

Who Do Celebrities Employ? The A-List Actress Edition

4 Things to Remember about Certified Payroll

Bidding on a Government Contract? Here’s How to Handle Payroll

Examining the Different Ways Doctors Get Paid

Does Your Payroll Violate the Davis Bacon Act?

What is Certified Payroll?

The Importance of Drug Testing in the Workplace

Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Pay Data by September 30

8 Things to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee

How Private, Public, and Charter Schools Pay Teachers

Ashley Explains the Cost of Paying an Employee in NYS [VIDEO]

The Gig Economy: What Happens in an Industry With no HR?

Practical Advice for Women Who Want to Move Forward in Their Careers

New York Employees Can Now Take 3 Hours of Paid Leave to Vote

The Benefits of Employing Remote Workers

Hollywood & Human Resources: What is HR Like on a Movie Set?

How Much Money Does the Average NFL Player Take Home?

Ashley Explains Third-Party Sick Pay [VIDEO]

How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees More Effective

Best Practices for Training Remote Employees

Red Flags a Candidate is NOT Suited For Remote Employment

How to Increase Productivity with Remote Employees

HR Concerns for Remote Employees

Payroll Concerns for Remote Employees

Common Challenges of Managing Remote Employees

Best Practices for Managing Remote Employees

How Should Employee Files be Organized?

Common Questions About the New FLSA Proposal

Department of Labor Proposes New Federal Overtime Rule

How to Negotiate a Starting Salary with a Job Candidate

Hourly or Salaried? How to Design a New Job Position

Setting Up a Timekeeping System for Your First Employee

How to Set a Salary or Wages for Your First Employee

Setting Up New Hire Reporting for Your First Employee

Best Hiring Practices for Startups

Follow This Simple Checklist for Hiring Your First Employee

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