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The Importance of Immediately Documenting Performance Problems

The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated. Although this requires meeting with the employee and discussing the issue, which will almost certainly be uncomfortable, it’s your best defense to a wrongful termination claim should the employee feel litigious after termination.


What Happens When Payday Falls on a Holiday or Weekend?

Your employees love when payday comes around. I mean, who doesn’t? For every organization, payroll compensation distribution must be on time for employees to receive their wages. Yet, what happens when payday falls on a holiday or weekend?

Whether you pay your employees weekly,
biweekly, monthly, or semimonthly, odds are your company’s scheduled payday might land on a bank holiday or weekend sooner or later. Should that happen, don’t panic—you have options. We’ll break down all the payroll holiday rules below so you can navigate holiday and weekend paydays with ease.

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How Businesses Can Adapt Benefits to Support Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With more than 4.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., health will remain a top concern for American workers as we approach the end of summer.

On top of that, the pandemic has presented a unique challenge for a majority of businesses. Many businesses have shuttered completely, and for those that haven’t, significant financial losses have put a strain on their companies and employees.

The Five Things Small Businesses Need to Know about the Employee Retention Tax Credit

Small businesses are reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus. To take just one industry example, 97% of restaurant operators* reported that their total dollar sales volume between April 10 – 16 was down 78% on average compared to the same period in 2019, according to the National Restaurant Association.

An HR professional encourages her employees to prioritize their mental health during the global pandemic

How to Encourage Employees to Stay on Top of Their Health During COVID-19

As companies continue to work remotely, many employees are struggling to adjust to their new daily routines. Between juggling work and the demands of their personal lives, it can be a big challenge for employees to stay on top of mental and physical health, while also prioritizing work.

If you begin to notice that your star employees are struggling, you may want to take a step back and reflect on what your company is or is not doing to adjust to the new normal.

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