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Governor Doug Ducey announced businesses must update and enforce written policies that adopt federal and state guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19.   Click here to read the Requirements for Businesses.   Businesses shall develop, establish, implement and enforce policies that adopt federal and state guidance including hygiene and sanitation practices, physical distancing requirements,… Read more »

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Click to Read “Navigating Our New Normal”   A few months ago, the world as we know it was turned upside down. The coronavirus swept across the world and upended how people interact with each other in all aspects of their lives: school, work, leisure, shopping—everything. No matter when the COVID19 pandemic is declared “officially”… Read more »

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The City of Scottsdale Economic Development Department prepared a report on the current state of the economy using eight economic indicators including: Unemployment Claims Unemployment Rates Economic Base Vulnerability Warn Notices Tourism Sales Tax Collection Construction Permitting Online Job Postings   CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT   Visit the Choose Scottsdale – City of… Read more »

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The Employee Rights Notice for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act outlines Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave options made available with recent passage of the FFCRA.   The best source for additional information is the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd              … Read more »

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SHORTAGES OF LOW-SKILL, MIDDLE-SKILL, AND HIGH-SKILL WORKERS CAUSING REVENUE DECLINES AND OTHER HEADACHES FOR EMPLOYERS, TRUEBLUE’S LATEST STUDY FINDS Article shared by the American Staffing Association 12/06/2019 TACOMA, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– While there has been a lot of discourse around the shortage of high-skill workers in the U.S., a new study by staffing giant TrueBlue shows… Read more »

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New Year’s resolutions for employers in the US Article shared by the American Staffing Association Ius Laboris USA December 31 2019 By Jeffrey D. Mokotoff, Firm: Fordharrison   What should employers in the US keep in mind for the start of 2020? This article sets out a brief checklist. As 2020 dawns, employers should ask themselves if they’re… Read more »

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Article shared by the American Staffing Association JD Supra (09/12/19) Jeffrey Silence How long should Arizona employers keep employment records? The short answer is – it depends. Most Arizona and federal employment law claims have a fairly short statute of limitations. Under Title VII, employees must file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC within 300… Read more »

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The Renaissance Team celebrated this holiday season with teamwork, laughter, and a western bank heist! As if we don’t spend enough time together as is, we locked ourselves in a room and put our team’s synergy to the test! We celebrated a victorious heist with dinner and drinks. What are your favorite ways to celebrate… Read more »

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The difference in earnings between men and women have decreased over the last few years but a significant discrepancy remains. The uncontrolled gender pay gap calculates the overall earnings of all women to the earnings of all men. The uncontrolled gender pay gap states that women currently earn $0.79 for every dollar a man earns…. Read more »