Top 7 Leadership Challenges: An ESC Webinar

n today’s ever-changing business environment, leaders of organizations of all types and sizes face a unique set of challenges that they must overcome in order to drive their companies forward. Join ESC’s EVP and Chief People Officer Liz Warren, as she provides an in-depth overview of the 7 most common leadership challenges and offers insight and best practices in addressing them.

The Strategic Component of Human Resources

Strategic HR and The PEOple Cycle: Part I of 3 Whitney Bower, Lauren Kersten, and Liz Warren Published in PEO Insider When people think of human resources, they often think of payroll, benefits, rules and regulations, and the everyday compliance items that must be handled. At Employer Services Corporation, we handle these items, but we … Continued

Meliora Training Program – Sold Out for September 2020

Meliora Consulting’s cornerstone training program, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, is sold out for the September course. We are looking forward to welcoming participants from a variety of companies throughout Western New York for this unique 4-day program. If you missed the chance to get in on this session, fear not! We have one more class available in 2020, taking place December 8 – 11. Registration is now open, so don’t delay!

Deferring Payroll Taxes

On August 8, the President issued an Executive Memorandum allowing employees who make less than $104,000 a year to defer their payroll taxes starting September 1 through the end of 2020. This is an update on what we know as of today.

The business community is awaiting guidance from the Treasury Department regarding the implementation of this memorandum. The Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, has stated that participation will be voluntary. Therefore, employers can choose not to allow their employees to take advantage of this deferral. In addition, the President’s top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, stated that the President is looking for ways to “fully forgive” the payroll tax deferral. But nothing has been issued in writing from any US Government entity.

Gabriela Reile Accepts Position of Onboarding Specialist at ESC

Gabriela Reile Accepts Position of Onboarding Specialist at Employer Services Corporation Amherst, NY – August 2020 – Employer Services Corporation (ESC), a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO) headquartered in Amherst, NY, is pleased to announce that Gabriela Reile has accepted the position of onboarding specialist. Reile began her career with ESC as a benefits consultant.  … Continued

NYS Paid Sick Leave Requirement: An ESC webinar

New York State Paid Sick Leave Requirement 2021 An ESC  Zoom webinar Thursday, August 27,  2020 | 10 – 11 a.m. EST Overview New York State is rolling out a new paid sick leave policy that will go into effect January 1, 2021. This regulation applies to virtually all employers, with different requirements based on … Continued

Employee Tax Deferral

The President issued an executive memorandum regarding a payroll tax delay. The memorandum directs the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a delay of certain employees’ obligations to pay Social Security taxes. The payroll tax provision requires guidance to be issued by the Department of Treasury.

Three Steps to Employee Performance Management

At ESC, we love working with our clients to assist them with developing strategic HR programs to enhance employee engagement and increase retention. Employee performance management is just one of the great HR weapons in our arsenal. We have created several training modules built around this one topic alone, however, it all boils down to … Continued

Talent Acquisition in a Post-Pandemic World

It’s no secret that the pandemic has forced us to quickly adapt our existing business practices, including our processes for attracting and recruiting top talent. Join ESC’s HR Business Partner, Jessica Frattali, as she provides a thorough overview of recruiting best practices in this new world we’re living in. Jessica will provide guidance and specific tips to ensure your organization is positioned to effectively acquire the employees you need to keep your business moving forward.

ESC Announces August New Hires 2020

Employer Services Corporation (ESC), announces multiple new hires to support their continued growth in providing Human Resource (HR) outsourcing services to small and mid-size businesses and nonprofit organizations. Genia Myers Collins joined ESC as the benefits team lead and Lauren Rutherford joined ESC has an HR business partner. Collins will coordinate and manage various benefits programs offered to ESC clients and their employees. Rutherford will provide support and advice to ESC clients in all areas of HR.