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Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | Tue, July 03
In the tightest labor market since the 1960s, finding talent is as difficult as it’s ever been.  Employers, rightly, have been focused on differentiating themselves as a great place to work to... » read more
Posted by Audrey Phillips | Tue, July 03
Human interaction has drastically changed over the past few decades with the evolution and increase in the use of technology. These changes require organizational communication strategies to adapt to... » read more
Posted by Karin Tierney | Tue, June 19
Turnover is in the HR news headlines a lot lately. In particular, the focus is on what businesses should do to engage and retain their key employees to prevent turnover. The talent shortage and... » read more
Posted by Brenda Sabin | Wed, June 13
The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-34, which increased the safe harbor affordability percentages under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the employee premium contributions for plan years... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Tue, June 12
There is broad consensus that the predominant system for payment of health care services, the fee-for-service model, is not an effective mechanism for controlling costs and improving outcomes.  It is... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Fri, May 04
The New York State Legislature has passed sexual harassment legislation which mandates that employers provide annual sexual harassment training. By Oct. 9, 2018 New York employers must implement a... » read more
Posted by Kelsey Foster | Thu, April 05
It’s no secret that great employees are tough to find. The search for them can be arduous and costly, and when they are finally on the payroll, there is no guarantee they won’t be stolen away by a... » read more
Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | Fri, March 30
One of the HR terms we keep hearing about is the “employee experience” and some are calling 2018 the year of the employee experience.  As the war for talent continues, both understanding and... » read more
Posted by Brenda Sabin | Thu, March 22
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which eliminated tax breaks for several fringe benefits for both the employer and the employee in various ways. This law... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Thu, March 22
The employment landscape has changed.  With 5 generations in the workforce and a scarcity of workers in our region, strategies for retaining and engaging employees are of the utmost importance.... » read more