Request Schedule Change After Disability Leave

An employee is out on disability leave. The employee calls to request to come back to work, but only working nights and weekends. Does the employer have to accommodate this request?

7 Ways to Exhibit Managerial Courage

Managerial courage is tactfully dispensing direct and actionable feedback. It is being open and direct with others without being intimidating. When you have managerial courage, you deal with people, problems, and situations head-on.

8 Team Building Ideas Your Employees Will Love

Team building exercises don’t have to consist of the same old activities, like trust falls or having a team member describe a picture that everyone else must draw. You know, the ones that we all have been doing since elementary school.

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.

Quiz Corner: Recruiting Communications

What should an employer tell a candidate who is not selected for a position? How an organization handles it’s applicants is perceived as a reflection of how it treats its employees.

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.

ESC Hires HR Consultant

Employer Services Corporation (ESC), a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO) headquartered in Amherst, NY, recently announced that Jessica Frattali has joined the company as an HR Consultant.

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