17 Ways to Ensure OSHA Compliance + COVID-19 Guidance

October 20, 2021
17 Ways to Ensure OSHA Compliance + COVID-19 Guidance

One of the most important things an employer can do is guarantee the safety of their employees. By doing so, they also protect their business or organization. This is why it’s crucial for employers to know and understand workplace safety requirements set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA administers and enforces regulations… Read More »

Payroll Deductions: What ME, MA & NH Employers Can Withhold

October 13, 2021
Payroll Deductions: What ME, MA & NH Employers Can Withhold

When you consider payroll deductions, taxes and health insurance premiums may be the first things that come to mind.  Of course, many employers also wonder about wage deductions for losses, damages, and mistakes. Then there are items like uniforms and voluntary deductions—how exactly do you handle them? What else are employers permitted (or not) to… Read More »

Sunday & Holiday Work: Understanding Massachusetts Blue Laws

October 5, 2021
Sunday & Holiday Work: Understanding Massachusetts Blue Laws

There are many labor laws Massachusetts employers must be aware of, such as the state’s specific sick leave laws. Then there are the Massachusetts Blue Laws, which contain specific requirements regarding time and pay for employees who work on Sundays or certain holidays.  So, how do you know if your business must comply with the… Read More »

Quick Guide to Labor Law Posters: 7 Common Questions

September 7, 2021
Quick Guide to Labor Law Posters: 7 Common Questions

Whether you just hired your first employee, have converted to a fully remote workforce, or simply haven’t reviewed your labor law posters in a hot minute, it’s always a good time to audit them and ensure you are compliant. Federal labor laws require specific types of employers to post specific notices. We know, that’s a… Read More »

Americans with Disabilities Act: 6 Things Every Employer Must Know

August 24, 2021
Americans with Disabilities Act: 6 Things Every Employer Must Know

Are you an employer with a growing team? If so, it is time you pay attention to the Americans with Disabilities Act and understand these important regulations.  In our straightforward guide, we’re answering: What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?  Who must comply? Who is protected? How should employers initiate the interactive process? What is… Read More »

What Employers Must Include on an Employment Termination Checklist

July 13, 2021
What Employers Must Include on an Employment Termination Checklist

Whether you just hired your first employee or you are already managing a growing team, it’s never too late to put an employment termination checklist in place. After all, terminations are difficult enough as it is—every organization could use a tool to make employee separations that much easier.  Your termination checklist serves as a master… Read More »

Quick Guide to Final Pay State Laws: ME, MA & NH

July 6, 2021
Quick Guide to Final Pay State Laws: ME, MA & NH

When it comes time for an employer and employee to part ways, one of the top things an organization needs to be aware of is the final paycheck. Final pay state laws vary, with stipulations based on whether the separation is voluntary or involuntary.  It’s important to be aware of both Federal and State laws… Read More »

5 Types of Employees & What You Need to Know About Them

June 23, 2021
5 Types of Employees

Depending on your company’s needs and the nature of your work, you could have several types of employees and workers working for you at the same time. Employers must understand the different employee classifications to decide which kind of employee to hire for each role.  Additionally, businesses need to classify and compensate employees properly to… Read More »