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Boost in OSHA Inspections Expected for ‘High Risk’ Retailers

Boost in OSHA Inspections Expected for ‘High Risk’ Retailers

By Laura A. Pierson-Scheinberg & Jenna E. Eurell with Jackson Lewis P.C Body Warehouse, processing, and distribution facilities serve a crucial role in many retailers’ supply chains (especially those relying primarily on e-commerce), as such facilities provide...

The Power of Diversity in Small Businesses: Boosting Sales and Growth

The Power of Diversity in Small Businesses: Boosting Sales and Growth

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a topic that has gained significant attention in recent years, especially within large enterprises. However, for many small business owners, the focus has primarily been on compliance, growth, and navigating the challenges of...

The Changing Landscape of Remote Work: Small Businesses Leading the Way

The Changing Landscape of Remote Work: Small Businesses Leading the Way

As the global labor landscape grapples with a shortage of skilled workers, employees are making their voices heard. With growing fervor, they are expressing their desire for remote or flexible work options. The adoption of virtual work practices varies widely across...

HR Compliance Update | September 22, 2023

HR Compliance Update | September 22, 2023

FEDERAL UPDATES EEOC and DOL Alliance:  As part of a growing trend toward interagency cooperation, the EEOC and DOL just entered into a new Memorandum of Understanding in which they agree to share information and participate in joint investigations, training, and...

Construction Company Faces Serious Consequences for DOL Violations

A recent court ruling in Utah serves as a stark reminder of the severe penalties that await those who mishandle employee retirement funds. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) obtained a preliminary injunction against Bradley Knowlton, the CEO and co-owner of Ascent...

Behavioral Interviewing: How to Uncover Leadership Abilities

Behavioral Interviewing: How to Uncover Leadership Abilities

Behavioral interviewing is an effective technique used by employers to assess candidates' skills, abilities, and potential fit for a particular role. One crucial area that employers often aim to uncover through behavioral interviews is an individual's leadership...

How to Attract New Employees by Offering a 401(k)

How to Attract New Employees by Offering a 401(k)

88% of workers consider a 401(k) plan a must-have benefit when looking for a new job, according to a 2023 survey by Charles Schwab. As a small or midsize business, you may have thought that offering a 401(k) plan was too expensive. But new legislation called the...

ACA Affordability Updated: Rev. Proc. 2023-29

ACA Affordability Updated: Rev. Proc. 2023-29

By Stephanie O. Zorn with Jackson Lewis P.C Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), applicable large employers (ALEs) — i.e., those with, on average, fifty (50) or more full-time or full-time-equivalent employees in the preceding year — must offer in the following year...

ERTC for Hospitality Industry: Who Qualifies, How Much Are You Owed?

ERTC for Hospitality Industry: Who Qualifies, How Much Are You Owed?

The U.S. government has distributed over 1 billion dollars in ERTC funds. Your competitors are collecting these funds. Make sure you don’t miss out on money that is owed to you for your business efforts during the pandemic. Not all businesses qualify. But many...

Ten DEI Steps Employers Should Consider Now

Ten DEI Steps Employers Should Consider Now

By Samia M. Kirmani & Michael D. Thomas with Jackson Lewis P.C The U.S. Supreme Court held the use of race in university and college admissions is unconstitutional in its Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. decisions on June 29, 2023. The Court’s ruling directly...

HR Compliance Update | September 11, 2023

HR Compliance Update | September 11, 2023

FEDERAL UPDATES EEO-1 Reporting. After delaying it twice earlier this year, the EEOC announced that the EEO-1 data collection portal will open October 31, with a final deadline for reporting set for December 5.  All private employers with at least 100 employees during...

First Day Checklist for Employees: Example and Explanation

First Day Checklist for Employees: Example and Explanation

Imagine you’ve joined a new organization. You’re excited to start! You believe in the mission, and you’ve enjoyed meeting the team during the interview process. But on your first day, your workstation isn’t set up. No one greets you. Someone hands you paperwork to...

The Impact of Same Day Pay on Employee Retention and Recruitment

The Impact of Same Day Pay on Employee Retention and Recruitment

Workers want to be paid faster. Your business needs more workers. The impact of same day pay technology can grow your business sneaky fast. Same Day Pay gives you a sharp advantage when you announce it in your job postings. Same day pay is a sticky service that keeps...

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