On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Friday, October 5, 2018
It’s exciting — and time-consuming — to prepare to bring a new member of the team on board. You’ve got to clear a budget, establish the role, acquire contract paperwork, determine a reporting structure, clear extra workspace and more!! But, in the midst of preparing applications and conducting interviews, make sure to avoid these three… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Thursday, September 27, 2018
There is a change happening in workforce demographics and it may require a change in how businesses work with their older workers. The summer of 2018 marked the 50 year anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and a new report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), says that employers can be at a… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Friday, August 24, 2018
Many companies have started offering pet-based benefits to their employees. Adorably dubbed, “fur-ternity” or “paw-ternity,” the newest benefits trend allows employees to spend more time with a new animal they have adopted. Read on to learn more about the steps that should be taken to establish similar pet-based benefits. New York data company, mParticle, offers two weeks… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Friday, August 3, 2018
In 2017, 64 percent of Americans said marijuana use should be legal, according to a Gallup poll. Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and Washington D.C. The use of recreational marijuana is legal in nine states. As public opinion and state laws shift to accept marijuana use, should employers follow suit? The increasing legalization… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Friday, July 13, 2018
For many successful, large organizations, growth of the company means the expansion of a wider range of employee backgrounds. With many diverse backgrounds, cultural and behavioral differences may cause confusion and frustration in the workplace. Large organizations must take cautious steps in protecting the well-being and security of all employees. Doing so, they can protect… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Thursday, February 1, 2018
As sure as that football team from New England always seems to be in the Super Bowl, New York will always have new labor laws. When you’re a smaller employer, you are wearing a number of hats and it can be difficult to keep up with workplace legislation. Here’s an overview of the workplace requirements for 2018:… Read more »
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