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Brett Kavanaugh and business

  With so much national attention focused on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, we wanted to take a moment to consider what the effect of his nomination to the Supreme Court might mean for small business should he eventually be confirmed. When Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the open position on the U.S. Supreme Court in […]

eESI’s Practical Tips For Managers Podcast Asks: Why is HR So Hard?

If you operate a small business you may already know the answer to the question, why is HR so hard? Each year, new federal, state and municipal laws are passed that affect how businesses large and small handle employment matters. From the moment you hire your first employee and even during the hiring process, various […]

eESI Podcast: What Does Austin’s New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Mean for Small Businesses

Austin’s new ‘paid sick leave’ ordinance (and a similar ordinance passed recently in San Antonio) requires all area businesses to provide ‘paid sick leave’ to their employees.  Though the amount of annual paid sick leave, and the implementation dates vary according to company size, the ordinance impacts every employer in these areas.  Originally scheduled to […]

March Employee Benefits Update | Immunity for Employers Giving References? | New IRS W-4 | Rank Your Salary | Onboarding | Time & Productivity

eESI Week’s Best For Small Business for the week ending March 2, looks at the laws surrounding employee references. Are employers protected from liability when they give a referral? Plus, eESI’s March employee benefits update, Benefits Buzz is here. We’re also sharing great tips on investments, earnings, productivity, and the IRS’ new W-4.   What’s […]