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HR Update: New Standard for Unpaid Interns

The Department of Labor has announced New Standard for Unpaid Interns. Get the details here.

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OSHA Update: Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers

OSHA’s new fact sheet, Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers, provides suggestions for conducting inspections that can help you evaluate the effectiveness of your current safety & health efforts. View the fact...

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EEO-1 Filing Deadline: 3/31/18

The Employer Information EEO-1 (Standard Form 100) is collected annually under the authority of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e, et. Seq., as amended. ...

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Telecommuting

Telecommuting sounds like a great idea to most employees but there are some things employees and employers should consider. Click "read more" below for some insights from Brown & Brown...

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Minimum Wage Increase as of 12/31/17

Minimum wage as for the majority of NY State is $10.40 as of 12/31/17.  Below is a link for minimum wage information for NYC – Small and Large Employers, Long...

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New York State Paid Family Leave takes effect 1/1/2018

The New York State Paid Family Leave takes effect 1/1/2018.  Below is a link for information for Employers, Employees and Health Care Providers. https://www.ny.gov/programs/new-york-state-paid-family-leave

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NYS Paid Family Leave goes into effect 1/1/2018

NYS Paid Family Leave goes into effect on 1/1/2018.  The following is a link for a Fact Sheet outlining the basics of the leave. https://www.ny.gov/sites/ny.gov/files/atoms/files/PaidFamilyLeave_BusinessOwnerFactSheet.pdf 

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NYS Paid Family Leave begins 1/1/18

New York State Paid Family Leave is beginning on January 1, 2018. Are you ready? MACNY wants you to be prepared so we encourage you to review the "how it...

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Holiday Calendar, Vacation Scheduler, and Attendance Controller: Now Available!

Each year MACNY provides members with a three-year holiday calendar, vacation scheduler and attendance controller to use within their organizations. The updated copies are not available. See below for the...

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Free Occupational Safety & Health Assistance

The New York State Department of Labor offers employers free occupational safety and health assistance through their On-Site Consultation Program. For more information on the program, please visit: https://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/safetyhealth/DOSH_ONSITE_CONSULTATION.shtm

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Indefinite Delay of the New Wage & Hour Components of the EEO-1 Report

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has indefinitely delayed implementation of the new wage and hour components of the EEO-1 Report. The EEOC will continue to use the same...

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Updated I-9 Form

Earlier this week the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced and published an updated I-9 Form that will be required to be used by employers by September 18, 2017. While...

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Free On-Site Safety Consultation

Free On-Site Safety Consultation NYS Department of Labor (DOL) offers a free On-Site Safety Consultation Program for employers. It is jointly funded by the U.S. DOL and the NYS DOL...

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7 Manager Mistakes with Costly Consequences – SHRM

7 Manager Mistakes with Costly Consequences SHRM Most managers do a great job managing their staff.  There are some that may not be aware they could improve how they handle...

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2018 Premium Rates for Family Leave Benefits and Maximum Employee Contribution

The 2018 Premium Rates for Family Leave Benefits and Maximum Employee Contribution were announced.

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Member E-Connect: 4th of July Holiday Policy–Are you closed 7/3 & 7/4?

MACNY members continually contact us for information on what others in their industry are doing when it comes to holiday scheduling and PTO. With Independence Day being a Tuesday this...

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Mastering Employee Engagement (HR Daily Advisor)

It can cost you both time and money to find a replacement for an employee who leaves your organization.  Due to the high costs involved, it is important to keep the...

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Corporate Wellness Programs Gaining Popularity

Corporate wellness programs have gained in popularity over the years and the trend for 2017 looks to be the same.  Below is a link for an article on forbes.com outlining...

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New I-9 Form: Effective 1/22/17 – 8/31/19

On November 14, 2016 the US Citizenship & Immigration Services released a new Form I-9 (Rev. 11/14/2016 N) to replace the prior form which expired on March 31, 2016....

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Medicare Part D Disclosures due by March 1, 2017 for Calendar Year Plans

Medicare Part D Disclosures due by March 1, 2017 for Calendar Year Plans Each year, employers whose health plans include prescription drug coverage must disclose to the Centers for Medicare...

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NYS Dept. of Labor: New Salary Thresholds for Exempt Employees

Even though a federal judge in Texas issued an order delaying the implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new overtime regulations, New York State has introduced its own...

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OSHA National News Release

Effective 1/17/17 - OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements. The rule also includes a new section under the general industry Personal...

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Holiday Safety

Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. Take some basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe...

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