COVID-19 Resources

Ask the BPHR Advisor: The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Ask the BPHR Advisor: The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 2560 1440 Balance Point Team

The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law, confirming that the FFCRA employer payroll tax credits for paid sick leave and paid family leave will be extended through Sept. 30, 2021. Read what employers need to know.

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Changes to the ERC: What Employers Need to Know

Changes to the ERC: What Employers Need to Know 1350 900 Balance Point Team

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) extends benefits enacted by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Among changes: the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) may be available to PPP loan recipients. Read what you need to know.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor: Can We Require the COVID Vaccine?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Can We Require the COVID Vaccine? 700 875 Balance Point Team

The COVID-19 vaccine is a hot topic of 2021. Is it legal for employers to require their employees to be vaccinated? Here’s what we know so far.

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Executive Order Protecting NJ’s Workforce During COVID-19

Executive Order Protecting NJ’s Workforce During COVID-19 2560 1709 Balance Point Team

On October 28th, Governor Murphy signed an executive order that provides mandatory health and safety standards to protect New Jersey employees in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Executive Order Deferring Employee Social Security Tax: What You Need to Know

Executive Order Deferring Employee Social Security Tax: What You Need to Know 2496 1664 Balance Point Team

On August 28th, the IRS issued some guidance on President’s Trump executive order from August 8th deferring employee social security tax. Here’s what you need to know.

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Protecting Your Business from FFCRA Violations

Protecting Your Business from FFCRA Violations 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

The Department of Labor has stepped up enforcement actions related to the FFCRA. Familiarizing yourself with the law’s provisions is the first step in ensuring compliance.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor: Maintaining Employees’ Privacy During the Pandemic

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Maintaining Employees’ Privacy During the Pandemic 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

In this Q&A, BPHR’s Director Lisa tackles how employers can protect the health and safety of their workers during the pandemic, while maintaining the privacy of their medical information.

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How to Make the Most of Remote Work

How to Make the Most of Remote Work

How to Make the Most of Remote Work 553 2560 Balance Point Team

The workforce might look a bit different these days. Remote teams and flexible schedules have increased in popularity since COVID-19. Here are some ways to make the most of working remotely.

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BPHR AdvisorRecalling Employees to Work

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Recalling Employees to Work

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Recalling Employees to Work 600 400 Balance Point Team

Are you reopening your business? What if your employees don’t feel safe coming back to work? Lisa addresses how you should respond.

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Company Culture and the New Normal

Company Culture and the New Normal 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Company culture has always been an important part of an organization’s success, but COVID-19 will certainly reshape the efforts for every business. Here’s a look at what company culture may look like as businesses begin to reopen.

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