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Mary Jane was a stand-out winner from the 2020 election On Nov. 3, 2020, voters in several states voted to “puff puff” pass measures to allow recreational marijuana or medicinal marijuana, leaving many employers in these states to navigate a gray area of legislation when it comes to company workplace drug policies.   There are now […]
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At Nextep, we make life easier by using technology to empower employees with instant access to all of their employment-related needs in one place. The Nextep mobile app is the core element to our integrated platform and allows our partners to take full advantage of technology on the go.  Manage your info anytime, anywhere, on […]
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Partnering with Nextep means we deliver HR where you are.  It’s about having access to the info you need to run your business — it’s also about supplying you and your people with top-notch employment services whenever and wherever you are in your employment journey. We guide you through workplace solutions, best practices, and compliance […]
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We go above and beyond to keep our clients ahead of the game. Working to elevate the employment experience for our clients and their people is one of Nextep’s guiding principles, and we don’t take it lightly. At Nextep, we believe in answering the phone with a smile and delivering HR where you are every […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees.   During the weekend, President Trump signed an executive order and three memoranda for COVID relief. This executive order bypassed Congress, so debates are underway on its constitutionality and whether it is indeed law. Until we receive definitive word on its […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, mask regulations for public spaces are becoming more common in many cities.  Nextep is here to provide guidance for your business by answering commonly asked questions. You can find more about wearing masks or face […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Transiting to working from home taught us many lessons, both personally and professionally.  At Nextep, we’ve listened to the challenges our employees faced while transitioning to the new normal. We wanted to share what we’ve learned so far in hopes that […]
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The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that employment discrimination based on a worker’s sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sex-based discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of their gender or sexual orientation.  Treating an employee differently based on who they are attracted to or […]
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Recent events have brought discussions of diversity and inclusion, particularly around race, to the forefront. While we don’t pretend to have all of the answers, we wholeheartedly believe that diversity is what makes our communities, organizations, and country stronger.  Navigating this terrain on your own can be challenging, but Nextep is here to help.  We […]
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Recent events have brought discussions of diversity and inclusion, particularly around race, to the forefront. While we don’t have all of the answers, we do have some that may be useful to you within your own companies.  Q: What is the difference between diversity and inclusion? A: Diversity can include race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, […]
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Listening, learning, and hoping you are too. Blackout Tuesday highlighted, especially for those with privilege, the importance of listening. At Nextep, we stand against injustice and do not tolerate racism in any form. At the same time, we’re learning and have work to do.  We recognize that in the U.S. today, no one is naturally […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The president recently released guidelines for reopening the United States. For those who are ready to get back in the office, there’s a light at the end of the COVID tunnel! The Opening Up America Again guidelines include a three-phase plan […]
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