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CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program Loans

June 4, 2020

CARES Act: SBA Loans and the Paycheck Protection Program The House and Senate have passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, and it is awaiting the President’s signature to pass it into law. Once in effect, this update to the PPP program will make it easier for businesses to qualify for loan forgiveness….

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Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Under CARES Act

April 7, 2020

Unemployment Eligibility Expanded Drastically Under the CARES Act   The federal government has passed the ‘third phase’ of emergency legislation, called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), in response to the present outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.  You can read the law in its entirety here, but we’re providing general guidance and answering…

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California Coronavirus Update: EDD’s Available Resources and Benefits

March 9, 2020

California Guidance Update: EDD’s Available Coronavirus Resources and Benefits The government in California has been taking a lot of steps in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including the Governor declaring a State of Emergency. In some excellent news, the government is providing guidance to employers on what resources will be made available if employees are…

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How to Write Job Descriptions That Work for You — Infographic

November 6, 2019

How to Put Your Job Descriptions to Work for You Job Descriptions do more than simply outline duties for a given position. If well-written, they also make expectations clear for employees, make managing easier, and reduce vulnerability for your business when an employee is living up to their end of the bargain. In fact, all…

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When Is the Right Time to Hold a Team Meeting?

October 23, 2019

When (Not) to Hold Team Meetings In the CEDR Solution Center, we help business owners address and solve upwards of 10,000 HR issues every year. Figuring out how to talk to your team about problems is way harder than most imagine, and it tops the list of things that our members ask for help with….

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Find CEDR at an Event Near You!

September 17, 2019

CEDR’s on a national event tour! Come see CEO Paul Edwards speak and have your HR questions answered in person at any of these upcoming events: Mommy Dentists in Business Social Summit 2019 September 20-21, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. Mommy Dentists in Business is excited to announce that their second annual social summit will…

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Vermont Paid Sick Leave Minimum Increase

January 22, 2019

Vermont Paid Sick Leave Minimum Increase If you’re a Vermont employer, you should already be providing paid sick leave to your employees, as the state sick leave law went into effect almost two years ago.  The law initially required all employers to provide at least 24 sick leave hours per year, but that increased to…

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Texas Employers: Paid Sick Leave Battle is Over…For Now.

December 6, 2018

Texas Employers: Paid Sick Leave Battle is Over…For Now. A few months ago, we reported on Austin and San Antonio’s proposed paid sick leave laws, and the legal challenges facing Austin’s law. Now, Austin’s law, which would have taken effect on October 1, 2018, has been struck down by a state court of appeals. After…

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Tips for Your Office Holiday Party

December 5, 2018

Tips For A Happy, HR-Appropriate Office Holiday Party To help keep your festivity on the safe side of the work-appropriate fence—you know, that’s the side without all the sexual harassment lawsuits, DUIs, or worker’s comp claims on it—we invite you to listen to our Holiday Parties podcast, hosted by our CEO, Paul Edwards and our Human Resources…

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Accurate Timekeeping More Important Than Ever in California and Beyond

November 29, 2018

Accurate Timekeeping More Important Than Ever in California and Beyond What is the morning routine in your office? Every office usually has an early bird, arriving first, making the coffee, turning on the lights. Employees trickle in and the day is off and running. As an owner and manager, timekeeping compliance may be the last…