ESC’s Compliance Blog Series – Part 4

Keeping track of multiple employees on leave can become a challenging and disorganized task. Employers and managers have full schedules, and adding the additional task of leave management can become overwhelming. Creating a standardized process will help employers and managers efficiently track employee sick leave, PFL, and other applicable leaves. Leave Management When offering leave … Continued

ESC’s Compliance Blog Series – Part 3

  Hiring new employees brings some considerations for employers. Having a well-defined onboarding process helps employers and hiring managers navigate the process with ease, and ensures new hires are effectively integrated into their new roles. During this phase, employee handbooks are crucial to the new hire to understand company policies and expectations.   Employee Onboarding … Continued

ESC’s Compliance Blog Series – Part 2

  Job seekers view salary as one of the most appealing factors of a job posting. Recently, more and more states have adopted pay and wage transparency. This action has caused some frustration for employers who may not know how to navigate the process of implementing this in their job postings. This is the second … Continued

ESC’s Compliance Blog Series – Part 1

HR Compliance in New York State As New York State compliance remains ever-changing, there are new updates and requirements that employers need to be mindful of. Compliance impacts many areas of an organization- everything from interviewing candidates to managing leave requests. ESC is pleased to release a compliance blog series that will cover different areas … Continued

Summer Hours in the Workplace

  A newer trend for employers is to offer employees summer hours on Fridays. Usually, these new hours begin after Memorial Day and End before Labor Day. Summer is a time of barbeques, vacations, and spending time with friends and family. Employers have recognized that employees would enjoy some time back on Fridays and have … Continued

Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth marks the day all enslaved people were made aware of their liberation. Juneteenth became a federal holiday on June 17, 2021. It has become a day not only of celebration, but also of reflection on the progress that has been made, while acknowledging the road ahead. As Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging initiatives continue to … Continued

Legalized Cannabis Use- What Employers Need to Know

This is a guest blog post authored by Hugh Carlin, Member Attorney  at Gross Shuman P.C.  It has been more than two years since New York passed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), which legalized recreational use and possession of cannabis by residents over the age of 21.  Still, we regularly receive questions from … Continued

Engaging Multiple Generations in the Workplace

  In today’s diverse work environment, it’s common to find employees from different generations collaborating and contributing to the success of organizations. With each generation bringing unique perspectives, work styles, and values, businesses must understand and embrace generational differences to foster a harmonious and productive workplace. In this blog, we will explore the characteristics of … Continued

A Day to Remember & Honor

As the weather turns warmer, this weekend often marks the unofficial start of summer with barbecues and parties. Memorial Day is a day of both celebration and grief, honoring our heroes and reflecting on their tragic loss. Our national day of remembrance is often felt most deeply among the families and communities who have personally … Continued

Live Seminar: Legal and HR Updates for the Workplace

Employer Services Corporation and Gross Shuman PC proudly present Legal and HR Updates for the Workplace Employers in New York State have no shortage of employment regulations with which they must comply.  In this interactive panel discussion designed for business owners and executives, Liz Warren and Cindy Lawrence of Employer Services Corporation will be joined … Continued