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Coronavirus: New Paid Leaves and Employer Payroll Tax Credits

March 23, 2020 | posted by Abacus Payroll
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law.   The Act provides taxpayers a range of benefits including paid sick leave, expanded family and medical leave coverage, updates to unemployment insurance, increased Medicaid funding, free coronavirus testing, and new employer tax credits to help business fund these […]
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Family Leave Expansion for New Jersey Employees

July 1, 2019 | posted by Abacus Payroll
The FMLA is always a hot area to debate, and it’s normal to see legislature slightly expanding—or restricting—this vital component of workers’ rights. However, the Family Leave Act (FLA) and Family Leave Insurance (FLI) bills signed in New Jersey will drastically expand the parameters of past FMLA regulations, meaning you’ll have to be ready to […]
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Avoiding Labor Poster Fees

September 26, 2018 | posted by Abacus Payroll
If you own a company of any size, you’re probably familiar with labor posters. Labor posters—those placards with information about employees’ rights—are unsightly but mandatory wall décor for every workplace, and the penalties for not putting them up are stiff. Here’s what you need to know to avoid labor poster-based fees in 2018. Risk and […]
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How New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Law Affects You

May 8, 2018 | posted by Abacus Payroll
In May 2018, New Jersey became the tenth state to mandate paid sick leave, expanding earned paid time off to cover nearly 1.2 million employees within the private sector. As an employer in New Jersey, you’re probably aware of the major components of the bill signed by Governor Murphy, the short version being that paid […]
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Understanding the Basics of FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

May 23, 2017 | posted by Abacus Payroll
FMLA Law for Small Business Employers
The Family and Medical Leave Act doesn’t affect all businesses, nor does it apply to all employees in a business that it does cover. Though it sounds complicated, the FMLA actually has a pretty simple basis. Here’s a basic breakdown of what the FMLA is, who it covers, and what you need to do if […]
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Paying Employees on Maternity or Paternity Leave

April 5, 2016 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Small business maternity leave payroll and leave policy
As an employer, dealing with a pregnancy in the workplace can be a delicate situation. On the one hand, you want to be as supportive and congratulatory as possible. On the other hand, a part of you as a business owner wonders exactly how you’re going to fulfill so-and-so’s responsibilities for an undetermined amount of […]
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