Q&A

New York’s HERO Act

New York’s HERO Act 2560 1697 Balance Point Team

The HERO Act was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo mandating extensive health and safety requirements to protect employees. Here’s what you need to know.

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Are Job Descriptions Necessary?

Are Job Descriptions Necessary? 2560 2560 Balance Point Team

Lisa explains why job descriptions serve as more than just a list of duties for a position, but are key documents for recruiting and managing talent.

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Biden’s Proposed Paid Family Leave Plan

Biden’s Proposed Paid Family Leave Plan 1351 900 Balance Point Team

The American Families Plan was unveiled by President Biden on April 28, 2021. Here’s what we know so far about the proposal.

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Marijuana is Legal in NY

Marijuana is Legal in NY 1350 900 Balance Point Team

Marijuana is now legal in New York. Read what impact this will have on the workplace and what employers need to know.

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Cannabis Legalization in NJ and the Workplace

Cannabis Legalization in NJ and the Workplace 1350 900 Balance Point Team

Recreational cannabis is now legal in New Jersey. Here we address what impact it will have on the workplace.

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Biden’s impact on employment law

Biden’s impact on employment law 1350 900 Balance Point Team

The Biden Administration has an ambitious agenda filled with labor and employment priorities. In this Q&A, Lisa explores how moving in a business-unfriendly direction could affect employers.

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Can We Require the COVID Vaccine?

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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What’s in Store for 2021?

What’s in Store for 2021? 1350 900 Balance Point Team

The ever-changing pandemic guidelines and COVID-19 laws made 2020 BPHR’s busiest year. But what’s on the horizon for 2021?

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Temperature Screenings for Employees

Temperature Screenings for Employees 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

New Jersey employers are required to comply with a list of protocols including daily health screenings of employees prior to each shift. In this Q&A, we tackle what employers need to know about temperature checks.

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Paying Employees for Time Off to Vote

Paying Employees for Time Off to Vote 2560 1709 Balance Point Team

With the election nearing, Lisa tackles the trending question…Do we have to pay employees for time off to vote?

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