Don’t Overlook the Need for a Detailed Weather Emergency Plan

Weather emergencies take many forms, and depending on your location, you’re likely more vulnerable to some forms than others. But the following data about the business impact of natural disasters from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a wake-up...

Are Your Former Employees Eligible for COBRA?

If you’ve had to lay off employees as far back as Nov. 1, 2019, a tiny portion of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) might go to them. That’s the good news for eligible former employees. The bad news for employers is that your company will...

How to Maximize Remote Sales

For manufacturers, many day-to-day aspects of business operations haven’t changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, when special machinery is required for production, you can’t simply move a plant to an apartment building or another site. But some...

Penalties Imposed on 5 Employers for Federal Labor Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently issued news releases announcing judgments against five companies investigated for various violations of laws and regulations. Here are the details. Case Number 1: Child Labor Laws A grocery...

Digital Banking is Revolutionizing the Banking Industry

The percentage of retail bank customers who access banking services daily via desktop apps has nearly doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to BAI, a banking association. Rather than risk the possibility of a viral infection, many consumers are checking out...