Posts in COVID-19

  1. Stress Management Techniques for Happier Employees

    On August 28th, PSA is closing at noon to give employees some “mandatory” rest and relaxation. These past few months have been stressful for everyone, so to promote mental health, we’ve put together some simple stress management techniques that can be done anywhere at any time.  Relaxation is a great way to cope with everyday stress and to ease your mind. It is a way to refocus your attention and increase awareness in your mind […]

  2. High Blood Pressure and Coronavirus

    By now we known that people with any type of immunocompromised condition are more likely to contract, suffer symptoms, and even die from COVID-19 than healthy individuals. If you have Hypertension (otherwise known as high blood pressure), which is a fairly common condition in the U.S., your COVID-19 risks are significantly increased.

  3. Balancing Parenting and Returning to Work During COVID-19

    Armed with new policies regarding COVID-19, many employers are prepared for their staff to return to physical worksites. This shift from working remotely and all that comes with it (e.g. being full-time employees, teachers, babysitters, etc.) to returning to work in your former lifestyle will no doubt be an adjustment for both you and your […]

  4. Reporting and Reconciling FFCRA and CARES Tax Credits (Benefit Minute)

    The Internal Revenue Service has released an updated Form 941 (Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return) to account for Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) qualified leave wages and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) employee retention wages and payroll tax deferrals. The form generally applies for wages paid beginning April 2020. Detail of […]

  5. Radebaugh – Three Flats of Pansies, Two Bags of Soil, and a Bottle of Whiskey

    Radebaugh Florist & Greenhouses has been serving the Baltimore community since 1924, providing arrangements for weddings, funerals, graduations, and holidays alike. Like many other small, locally owned businesses, their operations have been impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic that hit the U.S. in early spring. Radebaugh has been a long-time client of PSA, and recently, […]

  6. National Insurance Awareness Day: 3 Areas of Risk to Cover During the Pandemic

    Since June 28th has been coined National Insurance Awareness Day, each year, this holiday serves as a reminder to review your current insurance coverage. It is the perfect time to evaluate your coverage and make any necessary adjustments for peace of mind and a secure future. Particularly, in these unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 […]

  7. COVID-19 Return to Work Guidelines: Safety and Risk Considerations

    This blog is the final installment in a three-part series addressing return to work considerations discussed in a recent PSA webinar. In part one, we covered COVID-19 testing and managing sick employees, and in part two, we discussed HR considerations for getting employees back to the workplace and granting accommodations. In this post, we focus […]

  8. COVID-19 Return to Work Guidelines: HR Considerations

    This blog is the second installment in a three-part series addressing return to work considerations discussed in a recent PSA webinar. In part one of this series, we covered COVID-19 testing and managing sick employees. In this post, we will focus on several Human Resources concerns that may arise concerning continuing telework, recalling employees, and […]

  9. Return to Work Guidelines: Managing employees with COVID-19 symptoms

    COVID-19 has taken the country by storm over the past several months, and as we inch toward recovery as a nation, many companies are strategizing around returning to the workplace. In a recent webinar, a panel of PSA experts addressed the complexities and things to consider for leaders creating return to work guidelines. In this […]