Labor Department Releases the Final Joint Employer Rule - How do the revised regulations impact your business’ franchise or contractor relationships?

BST & Co. Senior Advisor Jack McGaughnea, who has more than 34 years of experience as a human resources professional, takes a look at the U.S. Department of Labor’s recently announced final rule narrowing the definition of “joint employer” under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The rule clarifies the definition, especially for those businesses that have franchise or contractor relationships.  Read More 

BST is excited to announce it's second time win as the Albany Business Review's 2019 Best Places to Work! We are so honored to receive this award and would like to thank each and every one of our staff members for playing a part in our firm's success. It is our incredible team that makes BST a great place to grow and succeed!   Read More 

Divorce and Social Security Retirement Benefits by Thomas Hutson

Although generally not of primary concern for high net worth individuals, the Social Security retirement benefits that may possibly be available to the former spouse of a well-paid individual can be an important source of supplemental income during retirement years.  Read More 

Federal Reserve Bank Cuts Rates: What's Next?

The Federal Reserve Bank lowered benchmark interest rates a quarter of a point earlier this week for the second time in as many months. The rate decrease was widely expected, but leaves many wondering: what comes next?  Read More