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Demand More From Your Payroll Service

Payroll is challenging, difficult, tedious, and – above all else – time consuming. That’s especially true at small and mid-size companies where executives must wear many hats; owners and managers only have so much time in the day. The Bank Of America Business Advantage Spring 2019 Small Business Owner Report found that over two-thirds of[…]

How HR Can Help Employers Prepare for an Economic Downturn, Part 2: The Human Element

In the first part of this series, we talked about how employers can start dealing with the economic downturn now facing the U.S., especially if it continues to get worse. We presented three key tips: re-skill the current workforce, base business decisions on good data, and focus on gaining efficiencies. But there’s another dimension to[…]

COVID-19 and Employer Liability: Is Your Company at Risk?

Are U.S. employers about to face a shockwave of litigation from workers and/or customers who have been exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus through their business? Specifically, if an infected but asymptomatic employee comes to work and infects colleagues or customers, can the newly infected individuals hold the employer liable? This risk is serious. Infections tend[…]

7 Tips for Boosting Employee Morale and Engagement When Everyone’s Remote Working

Working from home may be the new normal for many employees, especially white-collar workers, for the foreseeable future. But as beneficial as remote working can be in principle, everyone being forced into it by a pandemic is suboptimal. One study found a 13% boost in productivity from remote working … until it was extended to[…]

How HR Can Help Employers Prepare for an Economic Downturn, Part 1: The Basics

The U.S. just had a historic quarterly fall in GDP at a 32.9% annualized rate. That’s worse than even during the Great Depression. According to Bloomberg, U.S. workers filed an additional 1.4 million applications for unemployment insurance in the week ending July 18. That’s double the worst week of the Great Recession. As employers prepare[…]

Employers Should Prepare for Autumn and Winter Now: Risk Assessment

In normal years, fall is flu and cold season. Beginning around October, fall and winter conditions tend to facilitate the spread of contagious illnesses. That’s because more people spend more time indoors, and diseases like the flu also seem to favor the cool, dry conditions of winter. This fall is not going to be like[…]

Recruitment and Hiring in the Age of the Coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has upended business operations worldwide, with employers facing unprecedented changes in the workplace (e.g., widespread working from home initiatives). COVID-19 has also caused a host of questions and concerns for employers uncertain how the pandemic should change their behaviors. Staffing, for example, has become a complex question. How is COVID-19 affecting[…]

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It’s Time to Update Your Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policies

Between the nationwide protests against racial inequality, the recent Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, and the small matter of a massive pandemic turning American workplaces upside down, employers have had to navigate a great deal of upheaval in a short period of time. One of the consequences of all this:[…]

Title VII Compliance After the Recent Landmark Supreme Court Ruling

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a surprise decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga. that federal law protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In essence, the court found that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity cannot be divorced from discrimination based on sex, which is[…]

Tax Reminder: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the July 15 Tax Deadline and After

April 15 has been Tax Day in the United States since 1955, varying only if the 15th falls on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Even then, it only ever gets extended to April 18 at most. But 2020 is certainly not like most years. This year, the Internal Revenue Service significantly extended tax deadlines in[…]

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