Career Open House

ESC Open House – Find Your Career with Us Prospective candidates are invited to join us for this open house event to learn more about current and future career positions with Employer Services Corporation.  Stop by to meet us and tour our organization. Monday, October 2, 2017 | 11am – 1pm | 4pm – 6pm … Continued

Why was I terminated?

Giving a Reason for Employee Termination There may be times when a business owner or manager will terminate an employee and not provide the individual with a reason for the separation. We have had business owners and managers make the statement “we are an at-will employment state, and I don’t have to give them a … Continued

Seminar: Achieving High Performance with HR Best Practices

Tuesday, September 19 |Giancarlo’s Restaurant | 8-10 a.m. What Every Employer Needs to Know Employer Services Corporation will be hosting a breakfast seminar on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Giancarlo’s Restaurant. The seminar focuses on HR best practices for business owners and organizations across multiple industries. HR Best Practices:  Overview It’s no secret that in this day … Continued

Employer Services Corporation Earns CPEO from IRS

Employer Services Corporation One of First to Earn Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) from IRS Buffalo, NY – September 2017 – Employer Services Corporation (ESC), a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO), recently announced that it is approved to offer a Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) solution. To become CPEO, a PEO must meet numerous requirements … Continued

NY State’s Paid Family Leave (NY-PFL)

What to consider as you prepare By Cindy Lawrence, HR Consultant Employers are most likely already aware of New York State’s Paid Family Leave Program, effective January 1, 2018.  If an employer is required to provide Disability coverage, then they will also be required to provide Paid Family Leave to employees. Employers with even one … Continued

Hiring Do’s and Don’ts

The Amherst Chamber Education Series Presents  – Hiring Do’s and Don’ts This HR Breakfast Seminar, presented by Lauren Kersten, HR Consultant, Employer Services Corporation (ESC) will take place September 7th, 2017, from 8:15-9:30 am at The Amherst Chamber. Overview Bringing new staff on can be fun and exciting, but it also can be daunting. Sometimes … Continued

The Final Incident

Final Incident One of the Key Deciding Factors in Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits By Kristen Kelly, HR Specialist The New York State Department of Labor follows specific procedures when determining a claimant’s eligibility for unemployment benefits. Awareness of these procedures and having strong proactive HR systems in place will assist in protesting any unjustified unemployment claims. … Continued

Creating a Compelling Employee Experience

What is employee experience and how do organizations create that experience? By Liz Warren, Executive Vice President Human Resources As appeared in PEO Insider We have found that it means different things to various organizations and at ESC we work with our clients to help them create and live a culture where the employee experience … Continued

US DOL Working to Update Salary Level for Exempt Employees

Just when you thought it was behind us… By Sharyn Weinfurtner, HR Consultant, ESC In 2016 the US DOL issued final regulations raising the Federal minimum weekly salary level for exempt employees to $913 from $455 effective December 1, 2016.  This had employers all around the country scrambling to figure out ways to compensate formerly … Continued

Document, Document, Document!

Why is My HR Rep Always Nagging Me about This? I have a friend who has a photographic memory. If you ask her when something happened, she can tell you the exact day, the time, what she was wearing and what she ate for every meal of that very day. It is an amazing thing … Continued