Category: Socially Responsible Businesses

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COVID-19 and the Workplace: What Families First Coronavirus Response Act and NYS Emergency COVID-19 Paid Leave Mean for Your Organization

“Q&As” covering the latest Federal and New York State COVID-19 paid leave requirements for nonprofits and businesses   I .  FOR ALL EMPLOYERS REGARDLESS OF STATE Overview Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  Following the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the health of American …

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COVID-19 and the Workplace: NY State Hits the “PAUSE” Button, and Extends It to April 15th– the latest information for your organization

What Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order–“New York on PAUSE”–means for your organization’s workforce and operations I. Governor’s Executive Order  Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8 p.m., all businesses and nonprofit organizations were required to have all employees in New York staying home/working …

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NY Employers Must Provide Notice of Rights to Employees Regarding Reproductive Health Decision Discrimination

On November 8, 2019, an amendment to New York State’s Labor Law (NYLL)–Section 203-E–took effect, prohibiting all employers within New York State from discriminating or retaliating against employees or their dependents based on their reproductive health decision-making. Specifically, under New York State’s …

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Should Our Company Establish a Corporate Foundation?

When used strategically, corporate foundations can advance a company’s philanthropic goals.  However, operating a corporate foundation comes with many legal obligations.  A company’s social impact goals may often be achieved more effectively or efficiently through other strategies. Therefore, it’s critical to assess …

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The Hidden Engine Driving CSR? It’s the Nonprofit Sector…

Corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) has become an essential and increasingly public part of a company’s business strategy for long-term success. A company’s CSR strategy reflects its approach to operating the business while considering its impact on society, including its social, economic, and …

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Is Your Nonprofit Organization’s Website Accessible to the Disabled? Non-compliance Could Be Costly

You’ve undoubtedly read in the news about the spate of lawsuits against restaurants, hotels, retail stores, fast food spots, art galleries and other businesses because their websites and/or mobile apps are incompatible with screen reader software for the visually impaired or do …

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