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Reopening Small Business Post COVID

Reopening Small Business Post COVID: HR & Liability Guidelines

As business owners prepare for phases of reopening, we bring to you the next topic in our Economic Wellness Series: Reopening Small Business Post COVID. Register for the webinar here: Registration Link (closed) Please join us for a live webinar on understanding the essential guidelines from an HR and Liability perspective. If you’re planning to…
Return to Work Guide

Return to Work Guide

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…

Looking Ahead of COVID-19

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…
Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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…
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update

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…
New Jersey Pay Equity

New Jersey Pay Equity Blog

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…
The Do’s and Don’ts Of Recruiting

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Recruiting

Recruiting can be a lengthy, difficult and expensive job. Here are some tips that should help to make the process a bit easier! Do: Keep Job Postings Short and Concise In today’s technologically sophisticated world, many job seekers read job posts from their cell phones. Longer posts tend to cause potential applicants to skip the…
Recruiting New Employees

Recruiting New Employees In A “Full Employment” Market

The unemployment rate is at an all-time low of 3.5 percent. We are also nearing a full employment market, which means that labor resources are being used in the most efficient way. To most, a full market may seem like a good thing, and it is, as more people in the talent pool are finding…
Salary History Ban

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

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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