The ESC Team is Growing!

New Hires We are excited to welcome the following new employees to our team, who joined us in the third quarter of this year. As ESC grows to meet the needs of our clients, we are grateful for these talented individuals. James Mount, HR Business Partner  Sadia Hye, HR Specialist Maddie Latko, HR Intern Zayra … Continued

Ask Your HR Professional: COVID

It has been two and a half long years since we first heard about COVID-19. While the days of not knowing what end was up seem like a distant memory, the guidance and response from local, state, and federal agents continues to change. We have been receiving an uptick in questions about COVID lately, so … Continued

Delegating for Success

As the Great Resignation/Great Reshuffle/“Quiet Quitting” trend continues, it is important to look at delegating. It is very common for employees to leave their company due to burnout, or because they feel a lack of ability to contribute. So, where should you start to improve this aspect of the employee experience? The first thing for … Continued

NYS Harassment Hotline Launched

New York State’s Human Rights Law has been amended to require the establishment of a statewide, toll-free, confidential hotline for complaints of workplace sexual harassment. The new hotline was launched on July 19, 2022. Employees in New York may now call 1-800-HARASS-3 to receive free legal counseling on any complaint of workplace sexual harassment. The … Continued

Creating Work-Life Balance

66% of full-time employees in the United States don’t believe they have a healthy work-life balance. Without this balance (or perceived balance), employees become burned out. Burned out employees have lower levels of productivity and morale. While one might think that it is the responsibility of the employees to create the balance for themselves, it … Continued

Managing Disability Accommodation Requests

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment and requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for them to do their jobs.  Here are five tips for how employers can engage more effectively with employees on disability accommodation … Continued

Recap of Working Through Challenging Employment Situations Seminar

Could changes in employment law impact your business and increase your legal exposure?     To stay abreast of the newest legal developments, ESC recently hosted a panel of Employment Law experts.  Liz Warren of Employer Services Corporation, along with Hugh Carlin and Scott Philbin of Gross Shuman discussed how recent changes in employment law are … Continued

Fair Chance Hiring – An Untapped Talent Pool

The Great Resignation marches on, adding to hiring headaches for employers looking for qualified candidates to fill jobs. There may be one talent pool being overlooked. More than 70 million Americans — about one-third of the total adult population — face unnecessary barriers to entering the workforce because of old criminal records. Fair Chance Hiring … Continued

Happy Independence Day!

Warm wishes on July 4th! ESC hopes you have safe and joyous celebrations with your family and friends.

Celebrating Pride Day

ESC believes in the employer’s responsibility to create a supportive, respectful, and inclusive work environment. In such a workplace, everyone feels that they are a part of the organization and its mission, and all workers are respected for the value they add to the organization.  Here are some ways your organization can be more inclusive … Continued