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I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well. I know the anxiety we all feel right now, and I want to extend my sincere wish that you can find some joy and gratitude in these extremely challenging times. I take comfort in knowing this is temporary and that together we will create a brighter, more successful future.

Please know that Anthros stands by you in these difficult times. Our team remains committed to serving you with excellence and care.

You may not know that our name, Anthros, comes from the Greek word for human or humankind. I founded Anthros because I wanted to focus on people and bring empathy back into the way human resources are delivered. This is a time when my team and I stand by our values more than ever. As we watch COVID-19 damage our communities and economy, we must embrace our humanity and reinforce our commitment to serving you with compassion.

Like you, we find ourselves in a new landscape where we must develop new processes and do business in a new way. Despite these challenges, we have worked hard to bring you detailed guides to the paid leave requirements established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as well as the SBA Loans (“Paycheck Protection Program”) provided under the CARES Act. You can find these resources and more on the Anthros blog.

For those of you applying for these loans/grants, the Anthros team has immediately delivered payroll reports needed for the application. In addition, so many unique compliance and HR questions have arisen as a result of COVID-19 and I have to thank my team for their tremendous effort in getting answers and information to you right away.

We also want you to know that not only are we providing 100% of our services to clients, we are also using this time to internally reflect, improve our processes, and explore new service offerings. We have already made technology enhancements to our Employee Portal, where your employees can now find COVID-19 resources.

For your employees that may need help dealing with stress, anxiety or change right now, please remember that they have access to trained counselors 24/7 through the Anthros Employee Assistance Program. We are continuing to provide this service to furloughed employees, at no charge to you, because we believe it is the right thing to do.

As a payroll and HR provider, we’ve had a front row seat to the toll this crisis has had on our clients and their workforces. We know many of you have been faced with extremely difficult decisions to protect your business. Please remember that we are here to serve you. If we can support you in any way during this time, do not hesitate to reach out to me and my team.


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