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Cleanliness Is Next to Productiveness

By Sue Minichiello “Did you know that a typical office keyboard can contain as many as 7,500 bacteria at any given moment? Or that viruses like the flu can linger on office desks or computers for 24 hours or more?” That information, published in a recent Facility Executive, article might...

Banning Plastic is a Growing Trend

By Matt Ellis Last June, the United Nations launched an environmental campaign called Beat Plastic Pollution. Shortly after, EcoWatch branded it as “one of the coolest social media campaigns since the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” The push to reduce the use of plastic may not be as popular as the...

The #MeToo Movement in the Workplace: Legislative Updates & Refresher

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. New York lawmakers at both the state and local level have responded to the #MeToo movement by enacting dramatic changes to existing laws on workplace sexual harassment. Because these changes are taking effect incrementally, it is all the more important for employers in New York...

Employee Spotlight: Victor Rivera

By Sue Minichiello You’d be hard pressed to find a person more easygoing, friendly, and warm than Victor Rivera. When you add professional qualities like dedicated, enthusiastic, and dependable, you get a model employee. And that’s exactly what Victor Rivera is. “I have nothing but good things to say about...

HR Minute: Minimizing the Agony of Termination

By Claudia St. John No doubt, terminating an employee is the just about the worst part of being a manager. It’s a difficult conversation; we have no idea how the employee will react, and even when we know termination is justified, we hate to hurt someone, both emotionally and financially....