Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mary Simmons Recognized as Top 50 Women in Business by LIBN

On Thursday October 19th, Mary Simmons – HR Director – was named one of the top 50 women in business by the LIBN.  The prestigious event was hosted Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, which thanks to unseasonably warm weather included a wonderful cocktail hour around the outdoor pool. Long Island Business News’ Top 50 […]

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Mary Simmons Presents at the AGC’s Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference

The AGC Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference, which this year took place in Phoenix Arizona (October 11-13), is an industry leading event and one that people from all over the country fly in to attend.  This year our own Mary Simmons was a presenter to a packed house while she discussed how to use […]

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Republican-Led NLRB Likely to Change Obama-Era Policies

For the first time in years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), is back under Republican control with the swearing in of William Emanuel on September 26, 2017.  With a Republican majority, we will likely see sweeping change in NLRB decisions and policy over the next few years.  The new majority will be able to […]

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Expanded EEO-1 Data Reporting Requirements Have Been Suspended

Employers who have been concerned about complying with expanded EEO-1 data reporting requirements can breathe a sigh of relief. The White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) recently announced that the new reporting requirements, which were to be included in reports due March 31, 2018, are being suspended. The requirements in question were to […]

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Can Businesses Require Employees To Get Flu Shots?

As the weather turns cooler and the leaves begin to change, our thoughts turn to pumpkin pie, hay rides, apple picking, and….flu season. Yes, it’s that time of year again. Time for the annual pilgrimage to your doctor or local pharmacy for a vaccination against the flu virus. But what if, not only do you […]

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