Building Accountability and Engagement with Work From Anywhere Employees

“Remote employees are less accountable.”  “Employees are not as productive working from home.” “I need to see people in the office to ensure work is getting done.”  While many employers have adopted and embraced the “new normal” work arrangements either through necessity or choice, other employers are struggling to do so.  How does an employer…

Model COBRA Continuation Coverage Election Notice

Instructions The Department of Labor has developed a model Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) continuation coverage election notice that the Plan may use to provide the election notice.  To use this model election notice properly, the Plan Administrator must fill in the blanks with the appropriate plan information.  The Department considers use…

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Online Self-Care Class

Mary Beth Hartleb, CEO of Prism HR- Global Management Group, is offering a one hour online course on the topic of Self-Care to assist employees and employers with balancing work and life challenges, teleworking and keeping our workplaces and employees healthy. This course is part of the Live Well Work Well program offered by Prism HR. This course is hosted by…

EEOC Stops Issuing Right- to- Sue Letters

The EEOC has stopped issuing right-to-sue letters indefinitely to delay the start of litigation deadlines. The issuance of these right-to-sue letters starts the clock on the charging party’s statutory obligation to file suit within 90 days of receipt of the letter. Right-to-sue letters indicate whether the Commission found a violation of the relevant employment discrimination…