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NJ Executive Order 192

NJ Executive Order Update

By Cristina Amyot / November 1, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 192, establishing safety mandates for NJ businesses to follow due to the recent spike in cases of COVID-19 throughout the state. These mandates, formerly referred to as guidelines, are practices many businesses have already implemented and are consistent with the guidance we have been providing to clients; however,…

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Return to Work Guide

Return to Work Guide

By Eric Amyot / May 7, 2020

We are returning to work— so now what? As business leaders and owners, there is so much to consider to ensure that we are providing a safe place for employees to return to. The checklist below provides guidance on areas that need attention: Consider Addressing Employees With a Welcome Back to Work Email. You May…

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COVID-19

Looking Ahead of COVID-19

By Eric Amyot / April 27, 2020

Many people have referred to our current situation in life as “the new normal;” however, the new normal has yet to come. The changes we have faced over the past few months have been difficult and for some, drastic, but they are not permanent. Eventually, the pandemic crisis will end, social distancing will disappear, and…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

By Eric Amyot / March 26, 2020

The Department of Labor released the official poster for The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Employers with fewer than 500 employees should post this in a conspicuous place in their offices, and it’s recommended to be emailed to employees as well since many are working remotely. Please…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update

By Eric Amyot / March 23, 2020

Hi Everyone, As you likely are already aware, the Families First Coronavirus Act passed yesterday; please find a summary of points below. Please note: some aspects of the Act may change before this takes effect, particularly since the front-loading of these benefits may be financially burdensome to employers. Our team is following the developments and…

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New Jersey Pay Equity

New Jersey Pay Equity Blog

By Cristina Amyot / February 18, 2020

New Jersey is one of few states with a strong focus on pay equity. Rather than only focus on the fight for equal pay based on sex and race, New Jersey is taking it a step further with a fight for equal pay based on all factors mentioned in the Law Against Discrimination (LAD). In…

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Salary History Ban

Salary History Ban – What Does This Mean For Your Business?

By Cristina Amyot / January 1, 2020

New Jersey has followed the lead of numerous other states and cities, and, effective January 1, 2020, enacted a “Salary History Ban” in an effort to reduce or eliminate wage gaps in the workforce. This ban may affect your current hiring practices, so it is important to understand what this means for your business and…

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NJ Commuter Benefit Law

NJ Commuter Benefit Law

By Cristina Amyot / November 18, 2019

Not everyone is lucky enough to work from home every day, or even a few days a week. Though more companies are implementing work from home days, most employees are still required to commute to and from work, multiple days a week, and commuting to and from work costs employees money. Commuters aren’t just spending…

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How to retain top talent

How to Retain Top Talent?

By Cristina Amyot / January 25, 2019

Two out of three millennials think they’ll leave their current employer by 2020. Regarding employee retention, this is a significant problem. If their primary needs aren’t met, they’ll walk out of the door. As an HR consulting firm with years of experience, we’ve learned some of the main points that influence employee retention in modern…

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IT List TOP 100 Event Agencies

Engine Shop on IT List Top Events Agencies for 3 Years Straight

By Cristina Amyot / July 1, 2015

2015 IT List of Top 100 Event Agencies This year, IT List represents its strongest list to date, bankable guide to the veteran shops and rookie agencies that are leading event marketing today. Making the final picks for each year’s list is no easy task, and because more agencies apply than ever before, inevitably, those…

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