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Leddy Group Safety Tip!

November 5, 2020

by Leddy Group: Here’s a tip to encourage your team to be mindful of safety, from our HR & Risk Manager, Amy! ​ [...]

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Details announced for NH Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund

June 10, 2020

by Leddy Group: The NH Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund was established by Governor Chris Sununu through the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR). The State of New Hampshire will award grants from the allocated $60 million to help nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and the New Hampshire Community [...]

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NH Business Help Portal Provides Answers to Reopening Questions

May 20, 2020

by Susannah Chance: According to the New Hampshire Economic Development blog, The Department of Business and Economic Affairs is offering businesses help during this unprecedented time. Per the website: “Getting the New Hampshire businesses and their employees safely back to work, while minimizing the impact of COVID-19 is the charge of the Governor’s Economic Reopening Task Force.” With [...]

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Employment Eligibility Verification – Impacted by COVID-19

May 4, 2020

by Consulting Expertise: Employment Eligibility Verification – Impacted by COVID-19 Because many areas are under stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 and some online renewal services have restrictions, employees may experience challenges renewing a state driver’s license, a state ID card, or other Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, List B identity document. Considering these circumstances, DHS is issuing a [...]

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Ask Fran: COVID-19

March 30, 2020

by Fran Lefavour: Q: We have facilities in 3 different states.  I am getting confused with the Governors in each state issuing different types of orders – Stay At Home – Shelter in Place, etc.  Is there one source where I can go to find all of these?   A:  Unfortunately as you described, orders are being issued [...]

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Ask Fran: COVID-19

March 27, 2020

by Fran Lefavour: Q: If we lay off employees do we have to pay them their accrued, vacation/paid time off? A: Yes, in most states accrued time off is due at the time of layoff or termination. Remember to check your state wage & hour laws for how long you have to deliver that final wage payment. Q: [...]

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Ask Fran: COVID-19

March 26, 2020

by Fran Lefavour: Can we reduce the wages and hours of our exempt salaried employees? Yes, but be careful.  On a federal level you do not want to reduce the wages below the exempt salary requirement.  Some states require that you provide an employee with a written document outlining the change of rate and hours. You would want [...]

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Ask Fran: COVID-19

March 25, 2020

by Fran Lefavour: We are under 50 employees and have never had to comply with FMLA.  Will we be exempt from FMLA under the new federal law? No.  You will have to comply with the expanded FMLA benefits listed in the new Federal  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Start reading the new law as you will need [...]

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Ask Fran: COVID-19

March 24, 2020

by Fran Lefavour: Leddy Group HR – Ask Fran – Get answers to your pressing Coronavirus/COVID-19 questions: Q: Will our unemployment account be charged for all the layoffs we had to make? A: The first federal legislation the President signed allowed states to waive unemployment waiting periods and not charge employers for unemployment benefits but have the state trust [...]

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COVID-19: Guidance for Employers

March 10, 2020

by Susannah Chance: With so much talk about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to send out an alert with some additional information. There is a lot of information about COVID-19 out there. Attorney Charla Stevens provides practical guidance for employers related to COVID-19 in this article:  https://www.nhbr.com/are-you-prepared-for-the-coronavirus/ This short TED Talk provides additional information about what we do [...]

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