Tag: coronavirus

Zoom Security – Known Risks and What You Can Do to Stay Safe

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The Leddy Group Tech Support Team has a message to share this week! Our IT Team is sharing helpful information about Zoom, the online communication platform that allows video and audio conferencing and chats, when meeting in person isn’t a good option. Many of us have started to use Zoom during this COVID-19 crisis as […]

COVID-19 Webinar – Answering your pressing questions

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COVID-19 Webinar – Answering your pressing questions. The well-being and safety of the Leddy Group community is of vital importance to us. In an effort to answer your most pressing questions regarding COVID-19, we have partnered with Jackson Lewis in a complimentary webinar. You can listen to the recording at your convenience here. Topics • Furloughs/reductions in […]

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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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 […]

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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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: […]

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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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 […]

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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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 […]

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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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 […]

Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video

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Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video Staffing in today’s health climate means that, to remain safe and maintain social distancing, conversations and interviews need to be conducted either by phone or by video. Luckily, most of us have the technology to be able to do just that. However, just because the world seems to […]

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers

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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 […]