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Multi-State Rules for Remote EmployeesPublished on November 17, 2020Paul L. Scrom Jr., Esq.Partner at Jules Halpern Associates LLC  Many employers have switched their employees to remote work with no foreseeable return date in sight. More than ever, employees are being hired to be permanent remote employees. Those remote employees can work

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EEOC Updates – Return to Work IssuesSeptember 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | COVID-19, EEOC, Employee Relations, Employment Law, Human Resources, ManagementOn September 8, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published updated guidance for employers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.Requesting Information from EmployeesEmployers are permitted to ask why an employee has been absent from work and

School Reopening Guidelines – New YorkPublished on July 16, 2020Paul L. Scrom Jr., Esq. Partner at Jules Halpern Associates LLCThis week the NYS Department of Health issued a set of guidelines for schools that serve children from grades kindergarten through 12. The guidelines are aimed at informing school leaders as to

The New Workplace: Part II – Moving Forward May 18th, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Attendance, Employee Performance, Employee Schedules, Employer Liability, Employer Policies, Employment Law, Employment Trends, Human Resources, Management, Working from Home, Workplace Culture In Part I of our “New Workplace” series we explored what employers need to do as they transition back to the workplace. With most states beginning

News and Articles The New Workplace: Part I – Transitioning  Back Post COVID-19 April 28th, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates   As the country begins to look forward to the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic, many employers are wondering how their operations will need to adjust to the “new workplace.”

There’s been a flurry of activity surrounding the COVID-19 tax stimulus with changes in tax filing deadlines, paid sick leave, tax credits, stimulus payments, and all kinds of other stuff. We have attempted, to the best of our abilities during a challenging tax season, to synthesize all the changes into