EBC HR & Payroll Solutions Inc.

When to Quarantine – EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc.

The regulations regarding when or when not to quarantine has changed rapidly in the last few months due to the dissemination of vaccines on top of the lifting of travel restrictions within New York State. The team at EBC wants to remind everyone that the local public health authorities determine and establish the quarantine options for their jurisdictions. Employees must work with a health professional or the local department of health to evaluate the circumstance on a case-by-case scenario.

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HR'S Top Challenges and Strategies During COVID-19

HR leaders worldwide have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways, resulting in a complete transformation of our workforce today. Yet, the transition to an entirely remote environment was not easy for many individuals and still may be challenging to navigate. As HR leaders continue to introduce new strategies and processes to their organizations, the need for new technology and resources intensifies. Now more than ever, it is crucial for HR teams to make the right decisions and understand the long-term effects of these changes to stay ahead of the COVID-19 curve. 

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Treading the Murky Waters of Returning Employees to the Workplace

After more than a year since a record number of employees were sent to work from home, a lot has changed in today’s workplace. The COVID-19 vaccination is now a reality, and many employers must decide if, when, and in what manner to return employees to on-site work. Not only do you need to support employee health and safety, but you also need to heed compliance requirements and take steps that will help you maintain a positive company culture.

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TOP COBRA VIOLATIONS TO AVOID.

Administering benefits in accordance with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires employers to generate and keep track of several employee notices and deadlines, making it a compliance minefield for many. In addition to the federal requirements, you also need to comply with applicable “mini-COBRA” laws in the states where you operate.

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