NLRB postpones required employment poster notification

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) employee rights poster that had been released and was to be required by all employers to be posted by April 30, 2012, has been postponed. This decision is due to district court proceedings in D.C. and South Carolina in which state governments appealed the validity of the NLRB authority to require employers to allow …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Safety in the Workplace

Workplace injuries happen frequently and they can cost thousands of dollars. As an employer, we recommend that you put in place policies, procedures and training programs to help prevent accidents.  At StaffScapes, we deal with workplace injuries frequently with our clients.  Often, employers believe risk management applies to big business and especially those that deal in professions that are high risk …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

StaffScapes to speak on IRS Form 1099 Reporting

Our very own Lora Manternach, PHR and Jake Stratton along with long-time business associate John Gallo, CPA have been honored with an invitation to speak at an upcoming event for Lorman Education services.  On May 22, 2012, the team will present a one day seminar on the IRS Form 1099 and what you need to know regarding regulations and reporting.  …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Welcome, Angela Winget to StaffScapes.

We are pleased to announce that Angela Winget has joined StaffScapes as our new Benefits Specialist.  “She will join Lora Manternach and Shannon Briggs in providing quality personalized service to our valued clients and employees” said Jim Thibodeau.  The primary focus for Angela in this new position is to reach out to all clients to review their current benefit plans …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

The 4 P’s of Growth & Prosperity – Protection

Note:  Recently, StaffScapes had the pleasure of presenting at a local Chamber of Commerce luncheon. During this speech, we focused on points to help the small business owner grow and prosper in 2012.  We have taken this speech and created a series of blogs we will post based on each of the 4 P’s we feel are critical to your …

Written By: Jake Stratton

New National Labor Relations Act Poster

The new National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) poster that is required for all employers to post at their business location by April 30, 2012, has been mailed to all StaffScapes clients.  This poster provides notice to all employees of their right to organize and bargain collectively with their employers. In addition, it allows employees to engage in other protected activities …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

What you need to know about hiring an intern

Now that spring is here, young people everywhere will soon be thinking about summer internships.  For many employers, this is a great opportunity to get caught up on all the outstanding tasks on the “to do” list without the need to hire an employee long-term. But before you hire for an internship, there are a few things you need to …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy