Under the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, small and midsize employers with fewer than 500 employees may claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick leave and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations, the IRS reminded companies today.
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The American Bankers Association announced today that it has been re-certified as a great place to work by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work, which produces the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list and other top employer rankings.
Culture is important for every bank, but never more so than when employees are remote amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Pat Weigel discusses how Norway Savings Bank’s employees build its “high-achievement, high-support” culture.
The trials of the past year required herculean efforts on the part of bank employees to meet their clients’ needs, and they have taken a toll on many bankers. Jennifer Young discusses TD Bank’s “full well-being approach” to supporting employees.
When the coronavirus pandemic began, Craft Bank was just about to begin its capital raise as a de novo community bank in Atlanta. With its roadshow about to begin, CEO Ross Mynatt and his small team threw out the playbook and began pivoting.
When Gilda Nogueira’s family immigrated to the United States, East Cambridge Savings Bank in Cambridge, Massachusetts, helped them land on their feet and begin their new life in America. Today, Nogueira pays this opportunity forward through community banking as president and CEO of ECSB.
As an early-career CPA, Carissa Rodeheaver began her community banking career as a trust administrator nearly three decades ago. Now, she’s at the same bank, as chairman, president and CEO of Oakland, Maryland-based First United Bank and Trust.
From offering bitcoin rewards checking to meeting the unique credit needs of gig workers and sole practitioners, Quontic Bank depends on innovative ideas and execution.
What’s top of mind for community bank risk managers in 2021? Kristina Schaefer provides an overview of what’s on her radar screen as chief risk officer and general counsel at First Bank and Trust.