Quiz Corner: Changes in Employee’s Duties, Schedules, Location

Changing Employee’s Duties, Schedule or Work Location Q: Can employers change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without their consent or prior notification? A. Yes, in some cases. Generally, unless an employment contract or a collective bargaining agreement states otherwise, an employer may change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without the … Continued

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course December 2019

A four-day, face-to-face course in a classroom setting, designed for professionals looking for a systematic way to drive improvement initiatives within their organizations, Meliora Consulting is pleased to offer it’s Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt Training course, right here in Buffalo. Understanding the core principles of Six Sigma will help individuals lead projects and drive sustainable, data-driven change and improvement to their businesses.

Building Trust in the Workplace

Who Will Catch You? Remember when you would participate in the “trust falls” while spending your time at summer camp as a kid?  With great anticipation, excitement and maybe even fear you would fall back and your partner or team would catch you.  Although it all seemed like fun and games at the time, the … Continued

ESC Appears on the Inc. 5000 for the 8th Time

Inc. magazine revealed today that Employer Services Corporation (ESC) is No. 158 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. ESC’s honors for this year’s ranking also included #4 top human resource companies and #18 top NY companies.

Workplace Lactation Rights

Less than 20% of Moms Who Breastfeed Know Their Workplace Lactation Rights The results of a recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research revealed that only 18% of nursing mothers know all their lactation rights in the workplace. The survey polled 1,000 working mothers in the U.S. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding … Continued

Independent Contractor or Employee?

As a condition to being allowed to work, employers sometimes require workers to sign an agreement stating that the worker is an independent contractor. Under FLSA you are an employee if, as a matter of economic reality, your work indicates that you are economically dependent on an employer, and you are an independent contractor if you are in business for yourself.