4 Labor and Employment Law Changes to Keep an Eye On In 2015

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There are potential changes to several other employer-related laws that you may need to prepare for. However, regulations regarding exemptions from the act''s overtime requirement, particularly for execu-tive, administrative and professional employees (often referred to as "white collar" exemptions) have not kept up with our modern economy. Right now to qualify for exempt status, employees have to earn $455 a week. Changes in marijuana laws.

Can Employees Refuse a Pay Increase – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve always (jokingly) said that the one thing I can count on is an employee not refusing a pay increase. He said that I need to speak with HR, who said they can’t take the pay increase back because it’s a law in Massachusetts and would look like the company is discriminating against me. Is there any way I can have the company take back the increase OR is there a law in MA that states that once raises are given they can’t be taken back? I’d start with the employee handbook.

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People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? People Sourcing Certification Programme. So, I’m currently setting out doing some initial self-study (I might post more about this in early January) and will be attending Irina’s People Sourcing Certification Program on, and following on from, 29 January. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee. People Sourcing Certification Programme.

Are You Considering A Career In Human Resources?

TalentCulture

Before I started my career in Human Resources , I had a perception that the HR lady sat behind a desk the entire day, listening to people complain about problems at work, pushing a box of tissues across the table to emotional employees and dispensing motherly advice. The ability to find a great pool of job candidates, conduct preliminary interviews, negotiate the terms of the job offer and avoid employment law pitfalls requires a thorough understanding of the industry and the job function.

7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional

Workology

Competency models can apply to all employees and professionals, while other models may apply to specific occupations or positions. When the Society of Human Resource Management launched their SHRM HR certification, they included a list of competencies not just for the HR leader but for all business leaders within your and my organization. Depending on our role within human resources, we are often cast as the expert on employment law, human resources and compliance topics.

WIRTW #406 (the “April Fools” edition)

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Lighten up, baby,” and other harassment “best practices” for employers — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Hiring Felons: 6 Rules Employers Need to Know — via ERC Insights Blog. New Complaint Highlights Continuing Battle over Pay Disparity by Gender in Sports — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. Welcome to the intersection of ADA and FMLA — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

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Does the ADA require you to favor minimally-qualified disabled employees over rock-star job applicants? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Employment Matters Blog. Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer — via Suits by Suits. Cyber Security Best Practices — via Carpe Datum Law. HR & Employee Relations. Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-) — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider.

What is a PEO (& why do you need one)?

Genesis HR Solutions

What is a Professional Employer Organization? A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) allows its clients to outsource many of their human resource functions, share employment liability, and, oftentimes, gain economies of scale to bring an improved benefits package to their employees. A PEO helps your business manage complex employee-related matters. A PEO helps your business manage complex employee-related matters.

WIRTW #344 (the “potty police” edition)

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Do you know what rights your employees have to use the bathroom at work? On November 11, from 3 – 4 pm, Jeff Nowak and I will be hosting a TweetChat on the evolving rights of pregnant employees in the workplace. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Racial talk at work? Related Stories WIRTW #345 (the “earworm” edition) WIRTW #343 (the “trick or treat” edition) WIRTW #342 (the “family photo” edition).

WIRTW #372 (the “bad work day” edition)

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Can Employee Display a Confederate Flag on Facebook as Free Speech? Or Can Employer Take Action? — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. via Minnesota Employer. Tattoo-ism: Where Body Art Meets Employment Discrimination — via The Labor Dish. via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Next Up: A Home Depot Data Breach-Related D&O Lawsuit? — The Guide to Social Media and Securities Law — via Socially Aware Blog.

WIRTW #362 (the #rockweek2015 edition)

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UPS , and the new state of pregnancy accommodation law — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space Pregnancy accommodation FAQs for employers — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider What Connecticut Employers Need To Know About Young v. UPS — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Discrimination Tim Cook: “Religious Freedom” laws are pro-discrimination — via TiPb Transgender Discrimination? Cleveland is popping.

No More College Requirement?

Evil HR Lady

He proposes certification tests for all sorts of subjects as substitutes. I have a PHR certificate, so theoretically I'm now qualified to do all sorts of HR stuff. So, if you were to set up certification exams, how would you do it? But, I also realize that some of the soft skills, such as those needed to handle a delicate employee relations issue, can be difficult to test for. Having a Bachelor's degree is generally a requirement for a professional job.

No More College Requirement?

Evil HR Lady

He proposes certification tests for all sorts of subjects as substitutes. I have a PHR certificate, so theoretically I'm now qualified to do all sorts of HR stuff. So, if you were to set up certification exams, how would you do it? But, I also realize that some of the soft skills, such as those needed to handle a delicate employee relations issue, can be difficult to test for. Having a Bachelor's degree is generally a requirement for a professional job.

#SympEventsTech ? Mobile Learning and ensuring the capability of.

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Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Our next sessions are on: 27 February 2013 – London 1 March 2013 – Birmingham 14 Mar 2013 – Manchester This post is sponsored by Symposium Training , the training and workshops brand of Black and White Trading Ltd and one of the UK’s leading independent training providers for HR and related professions. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee.

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Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee. People Sourcing Certification Programme. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing.

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#E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employees want to.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employees want to be engaged?). I also like David’s key premise that there’s no reason why employees should want to be engaged. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee. People Sourcing Certification Programme. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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WIRTW #500 (the “500th” edition)

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It’s since morphed into what I hope is a useful weekly resource for employers to find the best labor and employment blog posts each week. Second-guessing the advice columns: #MeToo edition — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. via Ann Fromholz’s Law That Works. Eleventh Circuit Upholds EEOC Verdict Challenging Employer’s Policy Favoring Current Employees For Open Positions — via Workplace Class Action Litigation. HR & Employee Relations.

Guest Post: 7 Essentials for the Virtual Recruiter ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Finding, identifying and employing skilled workers is one of the most overwhelming challenges organisations are faced with today. With the advent of cloud applications and social media networks, there are some great tools out there that can address the labour–intensive process involved in identifying and hiring suitable employees. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee.

iCIMS - Technology for Induction - and ensuring Quality of Hire ~ HR.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? This system helps ensure employees are productive as quickly as possible - having access to all the information they need, and being able to provide their own data online. Engage employees with consistent communications regarding company goals and how they can help achieve them. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee. People Sourcing Certification Programme.

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WIRTW #461 (the “Nörha’s School of Music” edition)

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via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. What You Need to Know About Emoji Law (Yes, That’s a Thing) — via Law.com. HR & Employee Relations. In Firing Employees, A Bit of Humanity Still Helps — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. Too Many Employees Can Relate To How Comey Was Fired — via Workplace Diva. I love my kids’ school.

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

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Deep Dive Into CHRO Case Statistics Show Increases in “Harassment” Claims | Connecticut Employment Law Blog — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. Should Employers Ditch Diversity Training? — Facebook Sued by Two Employees for Race Discrimination — via In House. Employers Continue to Face Lawsuits Over 100%-Healed Policies — via HR Daily Advisor. HR & Employee Relations. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog.

How can Academic Research help Practice? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Technorati Tags: E4S , Employee engagement , Engage for Success , Academic , Research. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee. People Sourcing Certification Programme. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Also see HRreview - a news and information resource for human resources and related professionals. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

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Title VII and sexual orientation bias, revisited — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. EEOC Rules That “Don’t Tread On Me” Hat Might Be Racially Offensive — via The Employment Brief. EEOC Guidance on Employer-Provided Leave and the ADA — via Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Trump to Sexual Harassment Victim, “You’re Fired!” — via Outten & Golden Employment Law Blog. HR & Employee Relations. Labor Relations.

WIRTW #439 (the “Texas teardrops” edition)

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If both cases go employers’ way, the DOL will definitely be crying Texas tears over its Thanksgiving turkey. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Employers: Groping An Employee Is Still Illegal — via FisherBroyles. Fired HIV-Positive Employee To Receive $103K in McDonald’s Settlement of EEOC ADA Lawsuit — via Joe’s HR and Benefits Blog. 7th Circuit To Revisit Title VII Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ruling — via The Labor & Employment Law Blog.