Preventing Sexual Harassment

Creating and maintaining a harassment-free workplace is not just a legal priority but is also essential for a healthy workplace. There has been a lot of focus on sexual harassment in the media recently, however, there are broader underlying issues to address as well, such as gender equality and creating an overall culture of inclusion.

HSA Limit for Family Coverage Reduced

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced changes to certain tax limits for 2018, including a reduced contribution limit for health savings accounts (HSAs) on March 5, 2018.

LSS Green Belt Class April 2018

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Class A Lean Six Sigma 4 day course is designed for professionals looking for a systematic way to drive improvement initiatives at their company.  Class size is limited, please contact us for availability. Students will receive customized training and individual coaching from our team of 4 Master Black Belts: Class Date:  April … Continued

Total Compensation Statements

Certainly most employees realize that their employment comes at an additional cost to their employer beyond their direct pay (base pay and/or incentive pay). However, they may not realize that employers are providing them with thousands of dollars in additional benefits, both mandated and voluntary.

Demystifying Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a systematic, process-driven approach to business improvement, harnessing data and proven lean six sigma systems to maximize improvement value realization. Come join us as we breakdown this traditionally manufacturing-centric improvement model into its direct applications to the service and professional industries.

Lindsay Jones in the News

Buffalo Business First Features ESC Benefits & Customer Onboarding Manager Lindsay Jones Buffalo Business First featured our own Lindsay Jones in their February 8th, 2018 edition.  Lindsay is the benefits and customer onboarding manager at ESC.  Lindsay joined ESC in 2005. Lindsay’s background includes two years with Key Bank as a Retirement Specialist. She spent five … Continued

HR Seminar: Sexual Harassment & Discrimination in the Workplace

Join us March 1, 2018, at Goldberg Segalla, for a panel discussion of current compliance issues, best practices and strategies for managing sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. In addition, we will cover recent guidance, decisions and regulations issued by the NLRB, DOL, New York State and other agencies that will affect how you do business in 2018.

Quiz Corner: Leave of Absence for Deployment

Must an Employer Grant a Leave of Absence for Deployment? Q: One of my employees is a member of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). She notified me that she has been asked by NDMS to deploy for hurricane victim medical assistance duty. I am short employees and need her to … Continued

Keep an Eye an this New Employment Law

The Implications of NYSPFL The HR world is humming with the implications of New York State’s new Paid Family Leave law. New York State is one of our most populated states. If trends are any indication, this new law will likely more fully develop in other parts of the country soon. So you may see a … Continued