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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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The Case for Partnering with a PEO

 

  There’s a reason your job gets you out of bed in the morning, and it’s not the paperwork and other back-office tasks. As a business owner and leader, you’re driven to grow your revenue, improve your product or service, and collaborate with other talented people. And yet, those administrative tasks are calling your name […]

 

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How to Handle Workplace Conflict (and Diffuse it)

 

  We all want smooth workplace experiences, where everyone has the information they need and works well with everyone else to get the job done. But real-life workplaces feature employees with conflicting personalities, imperfect communication skills, and external pressures from financial or medical issues. If left unchecked, these stressors can surface as employee aggression in […]

 

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