Scott Williams

Taking money from the owner

Reopening? Are Attorneys circling yet? They will be!

Let’s be real for a minute. They are coming. The pickings are too good to resist. They have already begun advertising on TV and social media. “Has your employer done everything they can to protect you?” “Has your employer forced you back to work just so they can make money?” “Sue them while you still …

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Open for Business

The Road to Recovery: HR Steps to Reopen after COVID-19

Over the past few months, the business owner had to navigate a very difficult landscape of employee related issues. It started with the notice that a pandemic was occurring. What do I do? Then came the economic down turn. What do I do? Then the pandemic hit each of us. Time to shut down or …

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CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program Q&A

Based on H.R. 748 passed by the Senate 96-0 March 25, 2020, 11:48 p.m. The U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) on March 25, 2020, which included a Paycheck Protection Program designed to assist qualifying participants in keeping employees employed and otherwise assisting small businesses during the …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Avoidance Guidance for Employers

Over the past few days I have been inundated for information on how to be proactive when dealing with the possible pandemic known as coronavirus. Our team put together a brief overview/guide of the current and accepted practices for talent management in this difficult time. Please be advised, we are not doctors and are not dispensing …

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Harassment: Train Or Budget To Fail

More years ago than I care to mention, my then-employer required us to sit down and watch a sexual harassment training video. It featured all the cheesy portrayals of male managers hitting on female workers in the most obnoxious ways imaginable. The portrayals of sexual harassment were so over-the-top, so overly obvious and offensive, they …

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