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Legal Marijuana from an HR Standpoint

on May 4, 2021 12:25:13 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Human resources Human Capital Management New York Law
Things are about to change for a lot of HR departments across the state of New York. Gone are the days when THC on a drug test could result in expulsion from the workplace. In March, New York became the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Taxation and Regulation Act (MRTA). The new multi-billion dollar New York market is expected to be one of the largest in the U.S., according to Forbes. 
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American Rescue Plan Tax Credits Available – IRS Outlines Details

on Apr 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes
On April 21, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department released a new fact sheet that outlines additional details about tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to help eligible employers and how to claim the credit for leave paid to employees related to COVID-19 vaccinations.
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New York Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

on Apr 25, 2021 8:39:27 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | New York Law
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COVID-19 Vaccination Leave: Scott DeLuca, Kavinoky Cook LLP | PeopleWork

on Apr 20, 2021 1:55:00 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources PeopleWork COVID-19 FFCRA
Scott DeLuca from Kavinoky Cook LLP joins Joe Peluso to discuss the Employee Retention Credit (ERTC or ERC), who is eligible for it, how they can take advantage of it, and how it was impacted by the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
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Employee Retention Credit: Scott DeLuca, Kavinoky Cook LLP | PeopleWork

on Apr 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources PeopleWork COVID-19 FFCRA
Scott DeLuca from Kavinoky Cook LLP joins Joe Peluso to discuss the Employee Retention Credit (ERTC or ERC), who is eligible for it, how they can take advantage of it, and how it was impacted by the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
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Understanding the Payroll Implications of the American Rescue Plan Act

on Apr 5, 2021 12:09:16 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll COVID-19
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 was passed by Congress on March 10 of this year. It was passed as a means of providing continued relief related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. It affects the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. 
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Unfiltered HR | Five Lessons Every Business Owner Should Have Learned from the Pandemic [VIDEO]

on Mar 31, 2021 9:35:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Labor law Employees Human resources COVID-19 FFCRA Unfiltered HR
Jen Strait and Emily Martin (Ally HR Partners) lay out the five lessons every business owner or HR professional should have learned from the pandemic. 
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The American Rescue Plan Act is Signed into Law

on Mar 16, 2021 3:49:10 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which is the latest bill to address the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19, has been signed into law. Most aspects of the law do not directly affect the HR function, but those that do—optional extension of sick and family leave and establishment of COBRA subsidies—are outlined below.
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New York Enacts Vaccination Leave Requirement

on Mar 16, 2021 3:48:48 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | COVID-19 New York Law
New York now requires employers of all sizes to provide paid leave to employees who are getting vaccinated for COVID-19. The law took effect immediately and applies through December 31, 2022.
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An Overview of Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

on Mar 1, 2021 9:55:21 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Taxes COVID-19
  The COVID-19 pandemic has not only presented a global health crisis but an economic one as well. Over the last year, businesses across the U.S. have been struggling to keep their doors open. With mandated closures and loss of revenue, the well-being of both employees and employers is at stake.
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