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Business leaders like you are turning to Allevity with rapid-fire questions on handling the COVID-19 virus in the workplace, from "How do I make sure my employees have a safe work environment?" to "What are my best options in the federal stimulus package?" We are dedicated to being your best business decision and want to share our research with you.   read more...
Where Can I Find The Payroll Info Needed to Apply For the Paycheck Protection Program?   read more...
As you know, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) legislation in response to COVID-19 that may impact your company and your employees. We want to provide a quick summary of the key provisions and changes you need to be aware of. These provisions take effect on April 1, 2020 and only affect employers with fewer than 500 employees.   read more...
To help you make the best decisions for your business, we will be sharing clear and actionable COVID-19-related relief information as often as it becomes available.   read more...
We’ve had lots of questions from you, our loyal clients, indicating concern about how the 80 hours of Emergency Paid Sick Leave mandate will impact your business.   read more...
Congress signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law on March 18, 2020. Federal regulatory agencies, including the Department of Labor (DOL) and Health and Human Services (HHS), will provide guidance on executing and implementing requirements in the coming days and weeks. In the meantime, as employers and advisors, we must rely on a good faith interpretation of the act’s text.   read more...
As you know, the United States is diligently preparing to mitigate the spread of the arriving Coronavirus. As part of Allevity's response, we've prepared this guidance to our partners on suggested practices in relation to labor laws. Keep in mind that government regulations may change, and with them, the options available to you. Below are some scenarios that employers may face due to COVID-19, and our suggestions pertaining to labor laws. If a healthy uninfected employee refuses to work due…   read more...
With medical and recreational marijuana use becoming legal in more states nationwide, you may be wondering what kind of drug-testing policy your business should have. The answer to that question depends on several factors: the types of jobs that are done and the degree to which they’re safety-sensitive, legal requirements that may apply to your business, and your company culture. In this article, we’ll give you a general overview of these considerations so you can determine what policy is right for your organization.   read more...
If you want to get a snapshot of your organization’s efficiency and the health of its culture, look at your meetings. Are they efficient and productive? Do their results justify the time and expense? Are meetings an occasion for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and team-building? Or are they a waste of time and a cause of needless frustration?   read more...
The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated.   read more...
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