The practice of telecommuting or working from home, which had been gradually getting traction over the past couple decades, exploded during the COVID pandemic, with the number of people working remotely tripling in early 2020, from just under 10 million to nearly 30 million.read more
Proven Counsel to Small-to-Medium Businesses in Throughout the NYC Metro.
Setting up, building and operating a successful business doesn’t just happen. It takes hard work, attention to detail, careful planning and teamwork. That’s always been our approach at Stephen Hans & Associates.
What Is Quiet Quitting? What Might Quiet Quitting Tell You about Your Employees?
The workplace has always been inhabited by both “go-getters” and “slackers,” those who go the extra mile and put in the extra time, and those who are out the door at the perceived end of the shift.
Since 2021, the recreational use of up to three ounces of marijuana and 24 grams of concentrated cannabis has been legal in the state of New York, pursuant to the provisions of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA). Can an employer still require that you undergo random or mandatory drug testing?read more
New Statute Would Protect Freelancers Statewide.
Freelancers…independent contractors…the “gig” economy. Regardless of the appellation, it’s the fastest growing sector of the economy.