As if an HR professional's role isn't already fraught with peril, it's important to guard against the inadvertent disclosure of sensitive information contained on employee W-2 forms. While that's common sense, what's new about this risk is the strategies scammers use...read more
As the countdown to the January 1st effective date of New York's new Paid Family Leave law wound down, we fielded some great client questions we thought would be useful to our readers. Here they are. What if an employee begins taking PFL on December 26, 2018 and...read more
If you’re an employer covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you're already familiar with an employee’s ability to take time off to care for a newborn or a newly-placed adopted or foster child. What may be new to you is that New York’s Paid...read more
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is a federal law that addresses employer and employee rights. It's enforced by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal agency tasked with protecting employee rights. The NLRA guarantees employees certain rights to...read more
How do employers determine whether an employee is eligible for New York's Paid Family Leave (PFL) on account of a so-called serious health condition? Just because a family member's illness seems serious to an employee doesn't mean the illness qualifies for PFL. That's...read more
If you’ve followed the news recently, you’ve noticed that sexual harassment in the workplace is getting a lot of press. This makes it a good time to ensure that your business is taking sufficient steps to avoid, discourage or, if necessary, appropriately address and...read more
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