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NH Municipal Employers: Preparing for the Financial Impacts of COVID-19

For those New Hampshire municipalities operating on a fiscal year budget, most did not see significant declines in revenue in the way of unpaid property taxes when collections took place for the first half of the year. However, both state and local officials are anticipating the amount of uncollected property… Read More

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Return to Work: Strategies for a Safe and Productive Workforce

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels As unemployment benefits shrink and businesses navigate the task of reopening, many workers are returning to work for the first time since the start of shutdowns in March. All too many of them are also struggling with fears of possible workplace exposures as… Read More


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Give Your Time and Attendance System a Performance Review

If you are like most employers, your HR and management teams make a concerted effort to ensure your employees receive regular feedback and performance reviews on a timely basis. Assessing people and their performance can be challenging, but employers see the benefit in both employee engagement… Read More

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USCIS Released a New I-9 Form: How and When You Must Use It

On 10/21/2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the I-9 form.  The new I-9 form replaces the previous version dated 7/17/2017 and must be used starting 5/1/2020. Changes to the form include: Adds the countries of Eswatini and Macedonia in the countries of issuance field. Read More

The New 2020 Form W-4 Is Available and It’s a Whole Lot Different

On December 5th, the IRS released its much anticipated new Form W-4 for 2020. There are some very significant changes to the new form that are intended to aid taxpayers in more accurately determining their appropriate withholding amounts for federal taxes from their paychecks in accordance with the 2017 Tax… Read More

Vermont Labor Law Poster 2020 Updates

2020 Vermont Labor Law Poster Updates

Effective January 1, 2020, the required labor law postings for Vermont will be changing.  The Vermont Earned Sick Time poster is changing to include a website that workers can access for more information on the law including exemptions for some employment types. The posting is included on Vermont Combination Labor… Read More

Is Your Use-It-or-Lose-It PTO Policy, Using and Losing Your Employees?

As many companies face their year-end crunch, many employees are facing a critical crunch of their own under their employer’s Use-It-or-Lose-It PTO policy. And with employers grappling with workforce shortages, existing employees are left shouldering greater workloads and that extra work can make it seem like there is no feasible… Read More

How Should You Prepare for the New 2020 Overtime Rules?

The Department of Labor issued a final rule update on overtime pay. The new rules will go into effect on January 1, 2020. These changes will likely have a significant impact on employee payroll processing, productivity and scheduling. So employers should take steps now to review the new thresholds… Read More