Reduce the impact of flu season: 7 workplace tips

By: | 01.07.19 | HR Compliance
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), seasonal flu causes employees in the United States to miss approximately 17 million workdays per year, at an estimated $7 billion a year in sick days and lost productivity. The CDC further advises that we are in the m...

New Jersey, New Year, New Posters

By: | 01.07.19 | HR Alerts
If you have not done so already, now is the time for New Jersey employers to post updated labor law posters reflecting the New Jersey Sick Leave requirements and the recent increase in New Jersey’s minimum wage rate (effective January 1, 2019 the New Jersey minimu...

E-Verify Unavailable During Government Shutdown

By: | 01.03.19 | HR Alerts
Members who use E-Verify to confirm worker eligibility should be aware that E-Verify is not operational during the government shutdown. Certain E-Verify policies have been implemented to help minimize the impact of the shutdown. They are detailed on the E-Verify we...

Time to review your inclement weather policy

By: | 12.19.18 | HR Compliance
December 21st is the first day of winter – a great time for employers to be thinking about their inclement weather policies.  Any good policy will address, at a minimum, employee safety, a communications plan and compensation. Safety While employers have an ...

Employment law 2018 and beyond: It’s hard to play the game when no one knows the rules

By: | 12.19.18 | HR Compliance
The following is a summary of Michael Trachtman’s 2018 HR & Employment Law Conference presentation. Mike will also be returning as the keynote speaker at MEA’s 2019 HR & Employment Law Conference on May 2. Every business needs to know, and truly app...

Spread a little (legally compliant) holiday cheer

By: | 12.13.18 | HR Compliance
It’s again that time of year to spread a little holiday cheer … and think about the potential legal consequences of doing so.  Thinking about special ways to celebrate the season and thank your employees for their hard work?  Here are some tips t...