Preparing for New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws

Grovo HR

While many companies have some form of a sexual harassment prevention policy, New York State is mandating that all companies with employees based in the state complete annual sexual harassment prevention training for all their staff at least once annually.

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7 Reasons You Need a PEO vs. Payroll Services

Stratus

Nine times out of 10, when I’m first talking to someone about their company’s needs, they jump right to payroll. It makes sense since payroll is a critical piece to employment and subsequently the number one service outsourced by small businesses. The claim is submitted on time.

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Compliance Conundrum: 6 HR Compliance Concerns to Consider

HR Topics

There is so much to get done in a day – who really has time to keep up with all the HR compliance concerns? Employees can file a complaint with government agencies online in a few clicks. Top 6 HR Compliance Concerns That Lead to Litigation. I-9 Compliance .

The Importance of Providing Sexual Harassment Training

Tandem HR

We’ve seen over a dozen high profile sexual harassment cases in the media over the past year. Victims began the #metoo movement in late 2017, a hashtag used on social media to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace.

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. Without compliance, businesses are at risk of fines, lawsuits, bankruptcy, and closure. Compliance challenges. Compliance software.

Kicking off 2020 with 7 Critical Components of HR Compliance

HR Topics

As we start the year, there are changes that every business must be aware of in their human resources function. While few are laws that actually change the employment relationship, there are guidelines that must be incorporated. The form is VERY different!

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum

HRExecutive

Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. They need a partner with expertise that can be leveraged to design a solution for the unique complexities of their business. Turning to the Reporting Channel.

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How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

5 compliance mistakes you may not know you’re making

Insperity

Underestimating the importance of remaining compliant with employment laws and regulations is one of the biggest mistakes you can make as an employer. The cost of being audited or sued and found non-compliant can put a serious dent in your profits and your company’s reputation. When it comes to compliance, small businesses are often subject to the same laws and regulations that govern large corporations. Miss the deadline, and you will be subject to fines.

Breaking Down the New Form W-4 & How to Ensure Compliance in 2020

Synergy

In the first major redesign over 30 years, the IRS is kicking off the decade by rolling out a new Form W-4. The updated document reflects changes that were made to the federal tax code following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year. To help employers and employees adjust to the new Form W-4, the IRS answered a number of frequently asked questions on their website. The new Form W-4 doesn’t seem that different from the old version.

Tis the Season for Employment Law Compliance

Tandem HR

What business owners need to know as the holiday season approaches. With all of the upcoming holidays, employers may be wondering if they are legally obligated to offer employees paid time off for any of them. You are obligated to negate religious discrimination in the workplace.

Here’s the Ultimate Tool for Tax Compliance in 2019

Zenefits

I’m not a compliance expert, financial analyst, or tax advisor. I am a 30-year-old entrepreneur navigating the business world, attempting to get ahead in life by building new businesses and hopefully discovering that pot of gold along the way that leaves me happily retired.

How to develop and refine critical human resource skills

PeopleStrategy

“To maximize success in HR, you need the right complement of skills.” Here are a few of the key abilities that HR team members of all levels must possess and continually develop to ensure successful operations that best serve the business as a whole: HR Skills: the hard stuff.

What do HR managers need to know about the EEOC’s initiative to eliminate workplace harassment?

Sage HRMS

HR manager software can help a human resource professional better manage payroll, training and time off. As anyone in the field knows, these systems are critical given the number of other tasks on HR's plate. One of these government initiatives includes ending workplace harassment. What constitutes as harassment and what role does the EEOC play? The U.S. Harassment doesn't have to come from a higher-up.

Paycor to Host Bi-Annual Web Summit on HR Trends and Best Practices for Compliance

Paycor

CINCINNATI – October 2, 2018 – Human Capital Management (HCM) company Paycor today announced its bi-annual Web Summit, a free online webinar series taking place October 3-4, 2018, to help HR leaders stay informed of industry trends and best practices for compliance. The summit will include eleven informative and insightful 30-minute to one hour sessions, led by industry leaders, including Scott Conklin, Vice President of HR at Paycor. Join the Conversation.

Employment Law: 3 Compliance Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Insperity

One of the biggest mistakes you can make as an employer is underestimating the importance of compliance with employment laws. The cost of being audited and found in non-compliance may be more than your business can bear. And if you think that you’re not affected by most laws and regulations because of the number of employees you have, think again. Often, small businesses are subject to many of the same laws and regulations that govern large corporations.

Minimize Workplace Violence

Tandem HR

Nearly 2 million American workers report having been the victims of workplace violence each year according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Develop a clear zero-tolerance harassment and workplace violence policy in the workplace. Training.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. Streamlines compliance.

Taking Employee Training to the Next Level

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Solution. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. Streamlines compliance.

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Patriot Software

Consider covering the following while creating your employee handbook. Your welcome section should give a brief introduction to your business and set the tone for the handbook. Your employee handbook should explain the difference between an exempt vs. nonexempt employee.

Top 7 HR Challenges In 2018

Empxtrack

But the job doesn’t end here. The department is always inundated with numerous activities like compliance processes, talent acquisition, payroll processing, retention programs, talent management, and a lot more. Amid the chaos, HR professionals often don’t get time to deal with common challenges that are needed to be addressed for building a smartly managed company. Executing Continuous Compliance. And the issues do not seem to resolve any sooner.

Office Romances: For Better or Worse.

Tandem HR

Love is in the air. This may not be a shocking statistic if you stop to consider a full-time employee spends at least half of his or her waking hours on the job. Many companies have this hot topic on top of mind due to all of the sexual harassment claims circulating in the media today.

Top 7 HR Challenges In 2018

Empxtrack

But the job doesn’t end here. The department is always inundated with numerous activities like compliance processes, talent acquisition, payroll processing, retention programs, talent management, and a lot more. Amid the chaos, HR professionals often don’t get time to deal with common challenges that are needed to be addressed for building a smartly managed company. HR has a key role to play in the organization’s compliance structure.

What is EPLI and Does My Business Really Need It?

Tandem HR

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) insures businesses against claims by workers who feel their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated. This includes claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. According to the U.S.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

. The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. Streamlines compliance.

Expanding Your Business – 9 Things You Need to Know

Tandem HR

However, have you considered the employer and employee elements? Additionally, 14 states and the District of Columbia contain cities and counties that also impose an income tax. You will need to be educated on the differences and establish an accurate tracking system. Payroll tax returns: You need to file one payroll tax return to each state that charges income tax in which you do business. Talent pool: Consider your pool of potential employees in the area.

How Digital Transformations Replace HR Inefficiencies with Opportunities

Cornerstone On Demand

And sometimes, HR professionals may have to perform more of the former than the latter: An entire workday can be swallowed up by manual, mandatory assignments like data entry, workplace safety paperwork and payroll. The growing pains are inevitable.

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Here’s what trashing resumes, applications can cost you

HR Morning

Consolidated, was being sued by the EEOC. The agency claimed that soda maker and bottler twice violated federal law when it refused to hire Martina Owes. Specifically, the EEOC accused Coca-Cola of: Sex discrimination. The EEOC claimed Coke violated the Civil Rights Act when it refused to hire Owes. The agency also claimed Coke violated federal recordkeeping requirements by not preserving all of the application materials related to those positions.

Stop Stagnating, Start Scaling, With These Tips For Onboarding New Hires

Trainual

According to Gallup , only 12% of new hires would be able to strongly support the statement that their organization does a great job onboarding new employees. Replacing them can be expensive, and the continual need to hire new staff to replace lost employees can prevent you from scaling.

The EEOC’s new priorities: 5 emerging workplace issues to watch

Insperity

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its Strategic Enforcement Plan through the year 2021, which outlines its priorities for the coming years. In this plan, one of the areas of focus is a grouping the agency refers to as “emerging and developing workplace issues” – an ever-evolving subject, which can be challenging to navigate. The EEOC continues to broaden its definition of what constitutes a disability. Legal Compliance

Handling Employee Incidents and Grievances

HR Payroll Systems

When incidents occur that affect the well being of employees or undermine the company culture, it is important to address the issues in a way that is effective and legal. Bringing in a corporate HR professional may make sense if the company is large.

HR’s Role in Dealing with Office Misconduct

Astron Solutions

Every night on the news, it seems like more stories of workplace harassment are coming to light. In this issue of Astronology® , we take a look at the current challenge of harassment in the workforce. Payroll also can be a component.

Do Love Contracts Actually Work?

Namely

Love is in the air—and no office is safe. workers admit to having dated a colleague in the past year. So when the love bug bites, how does your HR department respond? Some teams are turning to controversial legal agreements to ward off compliance risks.

How To Avoid Common Mistakes When Handling an EEOC Complaint

Insperity

The best way to avoid charges of discrimination from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or other fair employment practices agencies is to proactively establish consistent employment practices and policies that spell out the expectations for workplace interactions and communications. Providing awareness training for employees and managers should also be a top priority. Follow the EEOC’s rules closely. Retain all payroll records for three years.

HR Problems You Can Face in Real Estate Business

CakeHR

Here’s what the stats from Real Estate Express say: 77% of agents are satisfied with their job; 93% of brokers claim that they are satisfied with how their business is running; Consequently, the overall satisfaction rate in the U.S. 3️⃣ Lacking Corporate Training.