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6 Tips for Managing Stress in the Workplace

on Aug 7, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
We’re all supposed to feel stress from time to time. It’s the way the body responds to demands and dangers. A stressful event triggers the release of hormones. These hormones, according to Psychology Today, “increase heartbeat and the circulation of blood to support quick action, mobilize fat and sugar for immediate energy, focus attention to track the danger, prepare muscles for movement, and more.” This fight-or-flight response helps us overcome these challenges. It can save our life before we realize we’re in danger.
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Public Termination: Where Jerry Maguire Got it Wrong

on Jul 13, 2020 4:23:01 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Remember that scene in the movie "Jerry Maguire", where Jerry's protégé Bob Sugar takes him out to lunch and - SPOILER ALERT - fires him?  "In a crowded restaurant. So I won't make a scene..." Jerry responds.  On paper, this may seem like a good way to conduct an employee termination. After all, terminating an employee can be a tense, emotional situation that an already volatile employee may escalate quickly with an unruly outbursts. It may seem logical that conducting the termination in a public place, and with no warning, may seem like a good recipe for mitigating such a reaction.
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US Chamber of Commerce Guide to PPP Forgiveness and Application

on May 22, 2020 9:42:42 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Human resources COVID-19
A main concern among small businesses has been the Paycheck Protection Program and it's many complicated moving parts, particularly when it comes to PPP forgiveness. At long last, both the PPP Forgiveness Application and a guide to understanding it are finally here. 
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New I-9 Policy Due to COVID-19

on May 18, 2020 2:39:25 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Human resources COVID-19
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a temporary policy to allow employers to accept expired List B documents when completing the Form I-9 beginning May 1. This policy is intended to account for the fact that many people are unable to renew their driver’s licenses or state ID cards at this time due to stay-at-home orders. While some states have extended the expiration of drivers’ licenses and state identification cards, which are common List B documents, others have not. The temporary policy addresses both situations.
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PeopleWork 14: Jennifer Fregoso, Mammoth HR on a Post-COVID Workplace [VIDEO]

on May 5, 2020 2:23:04 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources PeopleWork COVID-19
Jennifer Fregoso from Mammoth HR joined Joe to discuss the logistics of the Post COVID-19 workplace, and what employers and HR professionals need to consider when reopening and welcoming back their workforce. 
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How Employers Can Support the Mental Health of Their Employees During COVID-19

on May 1, 2020 3:49:40 PM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Employees Human resources COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. People have experienced financial hardship, additional challenges with childcare and school cancellations, job loss, reduced hours, sickness, and grief. The future is uncertain, and the present is extra stressful. And to make matters worse, many of the networks and practices that people use to support their mental health are currently unavailable due to social distancing.
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Attorneys Kevin Wicka and Jake Piorkowski Discuss CARES Act and PPP

on Apr 8, 2020 4:22:19 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Human resources COVID-19
CJ was joined by two attorneys for a comprehensive conversation about the COVID-19 pandemic and the options currently available for employers and employees alike through the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program. Kevin Wicka and Jake Piorkowski from The Tarantino Law Firm in Buffalo, New York shared their timely and relevant insights that's sure to be valuable to anyone that runs a business or manages employees.
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What We Know About the CARES Act So Far

on Mar 31, 2020 3:27:08 PM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Human resources COVID-19
On Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed off on the C.A.R.E.S Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability Act), an unprecedented $2.2 trillion stimulus package intended to mitigate the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  Details are still coming in, but below are some of the important high-level points. 
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How to Implement New York’s COVID-19 Work-From-Home Requirement

on Mar 26, 2020 9:50:21 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Human resources COVID-19
Remote work positions have been growing in popularity for over a decade now, and many experts believed they were the future of the workforce—but thanks to a global crisis, most office-based businesses have been forced to install remote workforces with little other option. 
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Coronavirus: FFCRA "What If?" Grid for Employers and Employees

on Mar 24, 2020 1:30:00 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources Benefits COVID-19 FFCRA
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide their employees with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
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