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Ethan Allen HR Services Employer Advisory Vol. 1: Employee Relations in the Workplace

 

  As your Hudson Valley PEO experts, we often receive questions from our clients regarding HR related issues such as administration and compliance, safety and risk management, pay practices, workers compensation and more. While some of these questions involve specific issues, many are general and we believe there’s value in sharing them with everyone. That’s […]

 

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The Latest CDC Recommendations and Their Impact on New York State: 5 Questions and Answers for Hudson Valley Businesses

 

  In early May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. According to the new guidance, those who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance themselves in most indoor and outdoor settings. However, exceptions to the CDC’s guidance remain, […]

 

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COVID-19 Vaccinations and Employee Rights: What Your Business Needs to Know

 

  We’ve been answering many questions from our clients and their employees regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and the rights employees have when deciding whether or not to get vaccinated. In order to address these questions and more, we’ve prepared this advisory for you and your employees. Can an employer require an employee to be vaccinated against […]

 

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Get Your Copy of Ethan Allen’s Advisory for COVID Pay Programs

 

Exploring the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and New York State Paid Sick Leave The Families First Coronavirus Response Act known as the FFCRA, which required employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19, ended on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA had provided […]

 

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How to Reopen Offices in New York State and Prepare Your Employees for the New Work Normal

 

  When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.6 on March 20th closing all non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, no one could have predicted what would happen next. Most of us assumed the virus would be gone within weeks and we’d be back in the office in no time. […]

 

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Intern Season Is Here

 

  It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume. You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay, under the FLSA. Under this […]

 

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