Utilizing Emotional Intelligence: An ESC Webinar

Emotional intelligence (EQ) has been widely cited as one of the most crucial skills in leadership today. According to Harvard Business School, EQ accounts for nearly 90% of what sets high performers apart from their peers. Join ESC’s HR Manager, Lauren Kersten, for this interactive presentation focused on EQ and engaging employees, and why it matters during the challenging times that businesses are facing today.

PPP Flexibility Act and HR Best Practices

PPP Flexibility Act and HR Best Practices as Employees Return to Work An ESC/TSA Zoom seminar Thursday, June 18, | 10 – 11:30 a.m. EST Overview Please join Tronconi Segarra & Associates and Employer Services Corporation as we share updates and information related to relief programs and employees in the workplace. Our panel of experts … Continued

Changes to Paycheck Protection Program

House Passes Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act of 2020 As expected, the House passed H.R. 7010, their Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 yesterday. The Senate is expected to address its own PPP amendments bill when it returns from recess next week. If the bills the House and Senate pass are different, they will have … Continued

Release of PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Treasury/SBA Release PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions On Friday May 15, 2020 the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP … Continued

COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines for NY

NY Summary of Reopening Guidelines May 21, 2020 As we continue to move in a positive direction with reopening the state, we wanted to share with you several important reminders in this ever-changing time. NYS has posted reopening guidelines, which can be found here. These guidelines pertain to both essential and non-essential business and all … Continued

Road Map to Reopen Your Business

COVID-19 Road Map to Reopen Your NYS Business As we approach the date when businesses in NY  will be allowed to reopen and/or return to the work environment, outlining and communicating your return to work plan will ensure a smooth transition for your team. Here you will find templates to assist your organization in creating … Continued

Legal and People Issues Surrounding the Pandemic

ESC’s Chief People Officer, Liz Warren, and Hugh C. Carlin, Esq., an attorney and shareholder with Gross Shuman PC, will host a panel discussion via Zoom. This panel will be dedicated to answering any and all of your questions regarding the pandemic, legal issues, people issues, and recommended best practices surrounding the anticipated return to the workplace in the WNY community. Employers and business owners can get ahead of the curve by considering and being prepared to implement procedures and protocols for a safe, effective reopening of their workplaces.

Handling Your Emotions in a Pandemic

Handling Your Emotions in a Pandemic Strategies for Managing Stress An ESC  Zoom seminar Thursday, May 7,  2020 | 10 – 11 a.m. EST Overview Please join ESC featuring Whitney Bower, HR Business Partner, for an interactive presentation focused on strategies to manage stress during a crisis. Topics covered will include: What stress during an … Continued