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What Does True Diversity Look Like?

on Dec 1, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources
The world, as a sociological ecosystem, is complex. There are a lot of moving pieces to the great machine that makes up humanity. But make no mistake, diversity is an asset.  To simplify things, look at it this way: if society is a fabric, then the strings that hold it together are the people. Those strings come in all shapes, textures, and colors. With an infinite number of strings available to you, an infinite number of possibilities open up.
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How to Handle Claims of Sexual Misconduct

on Nov 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Trigger Warning: This article contains material relating to sexual assault and harassment that some readers may find disturbing.  Since the #MeToo movement took the national spotlight, conversations about workplace sexual harassment have become commonplace (check out our article on it here). So what should be done when workplace sexual harassment occurs? We’ll dig into it a little below. 
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Cultivating Mutual Respect in the Workplace

on Nov 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
In a recent study of 1,000 American and British employees, a staggering 79% stated that company culture is very important to them and a make-or-break reason they either stay with a company or look elsewhere.  Another 39% stated “respect and fairness” as the pillar of that strong company culture.  However, a good company culture isn’t something that just happens on its own. In fact, when left to its own devices, a company culture can go south pretty quickly. It takes strategic planning and getting to know your workforce to create a company culture that people want to stay in.
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Making Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Impactful

on Oct 28, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Over the past few years, a harsh light has been cast on the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace.  With the emergence of the #MeToo movement, sweeping legislation in many states has required stricter policies and thorough training in companies. Most companies have been working to make sure that anti-harassment training is in place to meet the demands of the law and the workforce. 
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How COVID-19 Is Impacting Background Checks

on Oct 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
There is virtually no area of American life that the COVID-19 pandemic has not affected. Human resources and how they run have certainly not been immune to the impact it has had on how companies do business. 
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How Me Too Impacted Business

on Oct 20, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
If you’re not involved in the activist community, it may surprise you to learn that the “Me Too” movement has been around for almost a decade and a half. It was founded in 2006 by social activist Tarana Burke with the goal to raise awareness of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace.  The movement was largely underground until 2017, when sexual abuse allegations regarding Harvey Weinstein came to light. Women (alongside men and nonbinary individuals) took to Twitter using #MeToo to highlight their own stories of sexual misconduct in the workplace. That’s when Me Too became part of the cultural vernacular.  
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What to Know About Voting Leave in 2020

on Oct 19, 2020 1:37:13 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Many employers are unaware of state voting leave laws which, given the challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic, we anticipate will be heavily relied upon this year. 
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Staying Compliant with New York State’s Sexual Harassment Training Laws

on Oct 16, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
In late 2017, a harsh light was shone on the problem of sexual harassment by people in power with the widespread allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The aftermath was more women and men stepping forward to make their own allegations of harassment at the hands of powerful people. With that, the “#MeToo” movement was born. 
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What You Need to Know About Background Checks for Remote Employees

on Oct 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
The number of employees who work remotely has grown 140% since 2005. With technological advances and an increasing amount of work that can be done at any location, remote work has become a win-win situation for both employers and employees.  In the current landscape in which we find ourselves—the world of COVID-19, social distance and quarantine—working remotely is an even more popular model for most companies. 
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PeopleWork | Kevin Wicka & Austin Fish: NYS Paid Sick Leave [VIDEO]

on Sep 9, 2020 9:56:09 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources Benefits PeopleWork
Kevin Wicka from Tarantino Law Firm and our CEO, Austin Fish sat down with CJ Maurer to discuss the new New York State Paid Sick Leave Law that takes effect on September 30, 2020. 
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