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 on 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

Client Seminar: Back to the Basics

ESC will be hosting a breakfast seminar for clients on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Milo’s Restaurant. This is one of our most requested client seminars, focusing on entry-level coaching and progressive discipline. If you are a new manager, team leader, first level manager, or a seasoned manager looking for a refresher, you won’t want to miss this.

Rachael Brown Honored as 40 Under 40 2017

Business First Honors Rachael Brown Rachael Brown, Director of Business Development at Employer Services Corporation (ESC) was awarded the 40 Under 40 Honor by Business First on December 1, 2017. This was the 26th annual 40 Under 40 program sponsored by Business First.  The goal of the program is to identify 40 men and women, under the … Continued

Mindfulness of Others

Improve the Culture of Your Organization with Mindfulness By Gregory Gjurich, HR Consultant When I returned from a trip to Japan—that I unenthusiastically agreed to—I was amazed at the level of peace that I felt. I was calm. I was thoughtful. I was … happy. At first I just dismissed this as being refreshed from … Continued

NYS Paid Family Leave: An Employers Checklist

NYS Paid Family Leave:  An Employers Checklist Starting January 1, 2018, nearly all private employees in New York State will be eligible for Paid Family Leave.  Here is what you need to do now. Make sure your PFL coverage is intact. Generally, PFL insurance is added to the disability insurance policy an employer already carries. … Continued