Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Importance of Documenting Verbal Discussions with Employees

Small businesses typically do not have a full time, in-house human resources manager or other advisors on staff to handle employee complaints, nor are they equipped to deal with investigating allegations.  However, regardless of the size of the organization, the standards of proof under the law are no less stringent when an employee files a […]

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How Employers Can Protect Against External and Internal Violence in the Workplace

Although violence in the workplace is never a topic employers want to discuss, employers are responsible for keeping their employees and customers safe.  Regardless of an employer’s size, location or type of industry, workplace violence is a realistic concern.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 2 million American workers are victims […]

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Changes to the Paid Voting Time Law in New York State

In anticipation of the upcoming elections taking place next month, employers must ensure their policies comply with New York’s new voting leave law. On April 1, 2019, New York State passed a new budget including a provision revising the amount of paid voting time employees may take to vote. New York’s previous law on voting […]

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Ensuring Your Website and Job Listings Comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act

Company websites are designed to be accessible to all because; they drive business, create and retain customers, nurture client relationships and increase search engine optimization.  In our April 2019 e-blast (click here for full article), PMP wrote about the need to ensure that websites are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), specifically accessible […]

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