Q&A

Can you ask for date of birth on a job application?

Can you ask for date of birth on a job application? 2560 2147 Balance Point Team
To promote fair hiring practices many states prohibit employers from asking for certain information on an employment application. Age is one of them. Read what you can and cannot ask. read more

Including Salary Range in Job Postings

Including Salary Range in Job Postings 2560 1707 Balance Point Team
A number of states have enacted laws requiring employers to disclose the pay range for open positions. Learn the pros and cons of doing so. read more

How to Manage the Current Talent Shortage

How to Manage the Current Talent Shortage 2560 1707 Balance Point Team
One of the most critical issues facing employers as the economy recovers from the pandemic is acquiring talent. Here, Lisa offers her advice. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Can We Require the COVID Vaccine?

Can We Require the COVID Vaccine? 700 875 Balance Point Team
COVID-19 vaccine mandates are one of the most contentious issues of 2021. Can employers require vaccinations? Here’s what we know today. read more