Greenshades Blog


How an employee portal solves for instant gratification

Posted on February 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Click. Done. It is as simple as that. Instant gratification is something that keeps popping up more and more in our society. You can order most anything online and know it will be to your house in two days. You no longer need to run to the bookstore [read on ..]


Holiday paid time off and how to handle it

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Happy Holidays everyone! We sincerely hope that you and your family have a fantastic time with family and friends. To facilitate this, many businesses are closing their doors on Thanksgiving and Christmas (some even do adjacent days) and give their employee’s a paid holiday. Employees will cheer but the [read on ..]


Paid Time Off for inclement weather

Posted on November 17th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Living in Florida, I’ve been through my share of hurricanes. They produce a ton of rain, high winds, storm surge, and sometimes tornadoes. This can result in property damage, loss of power, lots of clean up, and much worse. Almost every part of the country has its share [read on ..]


St. Paul is next up in passing sick leave ordinance

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Cough? Sneeze? Sniffle? Don’t worry about missing work if you’re an employee in St. Paul. On Sept. 7, the city of St. Paul in Minnesota, passed the ordinance unanimously, guaranteeing paid sick leave for any employee working within the city limits. The ordinance will go into effect during [read on ..]


Meet Captain Compliance

Posted on September 15th, 2016

Have you met Captain Compliance? Greenshades is happy to present our reIMAGINE 2016 video. We hope you enjoy. Are you looking for an easier way to handle time-off requests, year-end forms, or ACA compliance? Contact us today at sales@greenshades.com.


Chicago passes sick time ordinance

Posted on July 14th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate For those who are employed in the City of Chicago, the city council passed an ordinance by a unanimous vote, allowing sick leave. This brings a benefit to employees, giving additional time off for sick time, without sacrificing their other time off. Who benefits? Employees employed in the City [read on ..]


The unconventional side of paid time off

Posted on April 29th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Most everyone wants some time off of work. Whether it is for a vacation, to spend time with family or to grieve properly, most employees strive to find that work-life balance. There are many types of paid time off offered at different companies across the nation. With the [read on ..]


What to expect when you’re expecting

Posted on April 12th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   My wife and I are expecting our first child this summer. While I am beyond excited, I’m also panicking just a bit. It is to be expected, right? While many of my waking minutes at this point are either preparing our house for the little one or [read on ..]


Why a vacation benefits everyone

Posted on April 7th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   There is always one person at your job that never seems to take a vacation. They are always there, day in and day out. Unfortunately, if you think that that person is the minority, you’re mistaken. The United States is quickly becoming known as the “No Vacation Nation.” [read on ..]


California bill looks to give parents time off for school functions

Posted on April 1st, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Paid Time Off is a benefit that most employees across the country enjoy. The reasons for time off can vary from one business to another, with different allotments for different circumstances. A new bill is being proposed in California allowing paid time off for parents to attend school [read on ..]


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