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By: Matt Ingold

January 10th, 2020

New NYS Labor Law Posting on Hair Discrimination

Compliance & Auditing | HR

Not to be confused by the title of this article; "Hair" is not suddenly a protected class! But hair styles and how NYS employers write their dress and grooming policies has made its way onto your 2020 NYS Labor Law Poster. Here's what you need to know.

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By: Marissa Dalmata

November 22nd, 2019

New Notice for NYS Employers' Handbooks: Reproductive Health

HR

On November 8, 2019 Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending certain protections to employees based on their decisions regarding reproductive health. This includes decisions on birth control, medical services related to reproductive health, or any drug or treatment use for reproductive health purposes.

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By: Matt Ingold

October 23rd, 2019

NY Mandates Leave for Domestic Violence Victims

Compliance & Auditing | HR

Starting on Nov 18, 2019, NYS employers will be required to grant leave to employees whom they know to be victims of domestic violence. While there are exceptions for employers who can show that the leave would place upon their business an undue hardship, employers are required to provide such employees with a “reasonable amount of time” to receive recovery care.

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By: Matt Ingold

October 5th, 2018

NYS Releases Final Guidance for Model Sexual Harassment Policies and Training

Compliance & Auditing | HR

On October 1, 2018, the NYS DOL and NYS Division of Human Rights released final guidelines for employers to build compliant sexual harassment policies and training. While little has changed from draft regulations, there were two significant changes impacting employers.

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By: John Dalmata

September 26th, 2018

Benetech Releases NYS Sexual Harassment Training Solution

HR

Benetech is excited to announce the launch of its NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Solution. In response to new state regulations mandating written sexual harassment policies and mandatory annual training, Benetech has developed an affordable series of webinar trainings through which employers can meet the new law’s requirement to complete annual training and train all new hires within 30 days of employment.

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By: James Hart

October 17th, 2016

The 5 pieces of a fully integrated HR system

HRIS | Obamacare Reporting | HR | Payroll | FMLA | TLM

All properly integrated Human Resource Management System have five main parts that make up a greater and more powerful system, just like how it takes five robot lions to form Voltron Defender of the Universe. These pieces are Payroll, Time and Labor Management, Affordable Care Act Reporting, FMLA Administration, and Benefit Enrollment.

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By: James Hart

July 1st, 2016

Letters from a “Millennial” (Part 2): Finding Common Ground

HR

  The first part of this series focused on helping supervisors realize there is no cookie cutter solution for reviewing their younger associates. The blog focuses on the supervisor's point of view and how to communicate effectively with millennials. From here on I will addressing millennials directly.

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By: Matt Ingold

April 26th, 2016

HR Best Practices for Onboarding: Speed with Online Checklists

HR | HR Best Practices

(1 minute read) There are a number of different administrative and training tasks that need to be accomplished when onboarding a new employee. Benefits enrollment I-9 form submissions Sign the employee handbook Set-up emails and desktop computers BUY BANDAID FOR PAPERCUT! HR Best-practice for onboarding: Speed up onboarding timelines with Online Checklists. Here’s how it works.

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