HR

Covid Vaccine

December 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, COVID-19, EEOC, Employer Liability, Employer Policies, GINA, Title VIIMany Americans have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine since the pandemic began. Employers must strike the balance of maintaining workplace health and safety with considering the individual circumstances of various employees. Below we cover crucial information for

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Michels & Hanley CPAs, LLP COVID-19 –12.21.20 | Client Alert Congress leaders announced Sunday night that they reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.One of the biggest questions from small business owners who received PPP funds has (or is expected to) been answered. The provision, part of

Remote worker rules

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