Compliance Updates for Summer 2024

Here at ESC, our compliance department is consistently monitoring labor-related rules and regulations on the federal, state, and local levels.  We identify and advise our clients on updates to existing regulations, newly enacted legislation, and labor-related items in the legislative pipeline.  Here are three key updates for summer 2024: Paid Lactation Breaks and Paid Prenatal … Continued

Considerations for Managing Leaves of Absence

The process of managing leaves of absence can be a challenge for small businesses.  Job protected leaves of absence include Paid Family Leave (PFL), Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Statutory and Short-Term Disability, and in some cases, Long Term Disability. Some companies often adopt a casual approach to their employees’ filing claims for state and federal … Continued

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