Category Archives: Blog Post

In Memory of Our Dear Co-Worker & Friend, Mary Stuart

As the Director of Talent Acquisition for HR Works for 14 years, Mary touched the lives of so many people. There could not have been a better person to assess talent and represent HR Works in the most professional, courteous and friendly way.   She was the consummate professional and networker. She got true pleasure and energy […]

New York State’s COVID-19 Travel Advisory

In response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in certain states across the United States, and to protect New York’s successful containment of COVID-19, the state has joined with New Jersey and Connecticut in issuing a travel advisory for anyone returning from travel to states that have a significant degree of community-wide spread of COVID-19. […]

DOL Launches Employee Tool for Determining FFCRA Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has created an online tool to help workers determine whether they qualify for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The tool poses questions to help employees assess whether their employers are subject to the paid leave provisions of the FFCRA. Then, for employees whose employers are covered by the […]

OSHA’s Guidance on Reopening for Non-Essential Businesses

On June 18, 2020, OSHA issued “Guidance on Returning to Work” for non-essential businesses. The guidance sets forth three phases for reopening, and OSHA states that “During each phase of the reopening process, employers should continue to focus on strategies for basic hygiene, social distancing, identification and isolation of sick employees, workplace controls and flexibilities, and employee […]

HR Works Employee Contributions to United Way Campaign Double From Last Year

During these uncertain times, HR Works knows that our communities need us now more than ever. Contributions made to United Way’s annual campaign are one way to provide financial support for COVID-19 response. These contributions help support the needs of families year-round, and are especially important during a crisis.  HR Works has participated in United […]