Q&A

Ask the BPHR Advisor: NY’s New Statewide Sick Leave

Ask the BPHR Advisor: NY’s New Statewide Sick Leave 1350 900 Balance Point Team

Governor Cuomo signed into law a paid sick leave program for all New York employees that goes into effect on September 30, 2020. Learn what employers across New York state will be required to provide their employees.

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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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Ask the BPHR Advisor: Conducting an Interview over Video Conference

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Conducting an Interview over Video Conference 2560 1792 Balance Point Team

A good interviewer can make a hiring decision over Zoom. The key to successful video interviews is preparation. Here, Lisa presents tips to help.

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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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Ask the BPHR Advisor“1099” Misclassification Laws

Ask the BPHR Advisor: “1099” Misclassification Laws

Ask the BPHR Advisor: “1099” Misclassification Laws 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Improperly classifying employees has been a growing problem for New Jersey over the past 10 years. Non compliant employers are facing fines, suspended licenses, and even criminal prosecution. Here’s what you need to know.

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Ask the BPHR AdvisorManaging Remote Work

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Managing Remote Work

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Managing Remote Work 600 285 Balance Point Team

Rapid workplace shutdowns due to COVID-19 pushed many organizations to convert to remote work. To keep workers safe and healthy, telework will continue to be necessary. Here Lisa addresses how leaders can successfully manage remote workers.

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how to prepare for the coronavirus

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Preparing For the Coronavirus

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Preparing For the Coronavirus 2560 1707 Balance Point Team

Given the uncertainty around the coronavirus and the new cases increasing daily, your employees are thinking and talking about its potential impact on the workplace. Read more to learn how to prepare for this unprecedented situation.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor Earned Sick Leave Final Regulations

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Earned Sick Leave Final Regulations

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Earned Sick Leave Final Regulations 600 332 Balance Point Team

On January 6, 2020 New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development issued the law’s final regulations. Learn about them, and how they may affect your policies.

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holiday pay

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Does PTO count toward OT?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Does PTO count toward OT? 600 375 Balance Point Team

With the new overtime rule in place, it’s crucial that employers are calculating overtime pay correctly. Our HR advisor breaks down the new rule and how you can avoid any compliance issues.

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Ask BPHR salary ban

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Salary Ban

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Salary Ban 600 600 Balance Point Team

Here’s what hiring manages need to know about the changes in screening job candidates. Our HR advisor breaks down the new salary history ban.

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