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Key Takeaways: American Rescue Plan Act

March 29th, 2021

Key provisions from the American Rescue Plan that may impact your Hawaii businesses. From COBRA subsidy to paid leave tax credits. 

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Investing in the Future Workforce

March 24th, 2021

Opening your business to younger generations can have great benefits for your workforce and the community at large. Here are some ways to consider!  

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Personnel Spotlight: Meet Meshay Quiogue!

March 18th, 2021

Meet Certified Staffing Professional and ALTRES Industrial Personnel Manager Meshay Quiogue!  

Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance Explained

March 1st, 2021

ALTRES Inc. CEO, Barron Guss provides a behind-the-scenes understanding of Hawaii’s Unemployment Trust Fund crisis for Hawaii Businesses and what’s in store for the road ahead. 

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Employment Tax Reporting Deadlines

February 26th, 2021

Though early reporting deadlines for some forms have already passed in January and February, there are still some employment tax deadlines to keep on the radar. 

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Personnel Spotlight: Meet Michelle Conrey!

February 22nd, 2021

When Michelle took on a side gig as a temporary employee while going to college in California, she never dreamed she would become a Regional Manager of three successful staffing offices in Hawaii.  

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Don’t Fumble Super Bowl Monday: Keep it Productive and Safe

February 1st, 2021

The day after the big game has long been a point of contention for employers. Absent, late, and distracted employees cost money. Read more for helpful tips on tackling the Super Bowl Monday slump.  

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Personnel Spotlight: Meet Tabitha Fernandez!

January 28th, 2021

One of the things that makes ALTRES a leader in the staffing industry is our highly experienced and knowledgeable employees. This brings us to Tabitha Fernandez, who is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) and has been with ALTRES for over 20 years!  

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Work From Home Safety Tips

January 21st, 2021

Hawaii was recently named the second-worst state in the U.S. to work from home. To tackle the rising challenges, our Risk Management experts have put together some tips on how to maintain a safe and productive home office environment.  

4 Ways to Get Workers to Wear Personal Protective Equipment

January 19th, 2021

Despite the legal requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE), enforcing its use can be a challenge for many employers. Here are four ways to encourage use of personal protective equipment in order to create a safer workplace.