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EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. The U.S. The agency continues to focus on sexual harassment in America’s workplaces as recent press releases demonstrate: On June 13, 2018, the EEOC announced a multimillion-dollar sexual discrimination settlement against a transportation supplier. The employer must pay $3.2 Harassment Prevention Training.

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Is Hiring Teens a Good Alternative to a Tight Labor Market?

Stratus

Could teens be the solution? While there are pros and cons to every situation, here are several advantages and disadvantages from the employer’s side. Advantages of Hiring Teens: Employer Perspective. Lower wages. Disadvantages of Hiring Teens: Employer Perspective.

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CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

HRWatchdog

The last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have greatly threatened most small businesses, but their ability to be nimble and flexible with a smaller workforce has helped them succeed today, Roberts says in kicking off the podcast. Welcoming New Hires to the Organization.

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Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

I have come across a number of “must-know” lists in the past couple of weeks. Perhaps this is an artifact of the time of year, getting a fresh start phenomenon. These are the things that I think all good professionals must know. Most of us know this as the EEOC laws. The prime law is the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which covered race, religion, color, sex and national origin. HR professionals need to be on the constant lookout for racial discrimination.

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Recruiting Ideas for Low Wage Workers 

ExactHire - Restaurants

Prior to the pandemic, most people used terms like “essential worker” to refer to healthcare workers, police and other first responders. 2020 changed our perceptions of what we think of when we consider jobs that are indispensable to the functioning of our society.

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The Complete HR Compliance Glossary

Zenefits

Depending on your background, compliance can be one of those words that sends shivers of terror down your spine. Below you’ll find a glossary of several HR-related terms that are used when anyone is talking about HR compliance. This regulation is managed through the HHS.

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HR for restaurants explained

Homebase

If you’re the owner or operator of a growing restaurant, you’re probably no stranger to working with tight budgets and narrow profit margins. . Restaurants need HR to help them manage everything from restaurant staffing, scheduling, compensation, payroll, and compliance. Learn more.

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Quebec: Changes to Labor Standards for Employees

Global People Strategist

Intended to take effect in January 2019, Québec’s National Assembly recently enacted Bill 176, entitled An Act to amend the Act respecting labor standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance (Bill). The Bill was approved on June 12, 2018 and is set to affect non-federal employees in Quebec, or about 90 percent of the workforce. These changes will also affect many staffing firms and employers alike, all over the province.

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How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

Thus, hire more. 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? Do you hire in ‘complicated’ states (like Ohio or Pennsylvania or California )? Do employees know what’s expected of them in the workplace?

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How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

Thus, hire more. 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? Do you hire in ‘complicated’ states (like Ohio or Pennsylvania or California )? Do employees know what’s expected of them in the workplace?

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2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

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Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas.

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Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Check out our Compliance Assistant. .

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How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2021

SwipeClock

Employee Handbooks in 2021: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Is your handbook a useful tool for your company? A strong employee handbook will: Set expectations for new hires. Help new hires succeed.

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Which state laws apply to remote employees

Business Management Daily

During the pandemic, many businesses allowed their employees to work from home as a matter of safety. Now, remote work has become the norm. However, it can be tough to navigate the switch from a compliance perspective, particularly when it comes to out-of-state remote staff members.

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How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020

SwipeClock

Employee Handbooks in 2020: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Is your handbook a useful tool for your company? A strong employee handbook will: Set expectations for new hires. Help new hires succeed.

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How to Improve Your Onboarding Process (COVID & Remote Work Issues for 2021)

SwipeClock

Start the new year by aligning onboarding with carefully-considered policies. Let’s discuss the issues that affect new hire onboarding. We will discuss the following broad Human Resources categories. Compliance. The Human Part of Onboarding. Compliance.

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August Legal Updates

ComplianceHR

If you’re an existing ComplianceHR client, you can access these updates and robust links to learn more about each of these changes through the PolicySmart solution. New Jersey Amended its Final Rules Under the Family Leave Act–Includes Updated Policy.

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August Legal Updates

ComplianceHR

If you’re an existing ComplianceHR client, you can access these updates and robust links to learn more about each of these changes through the PolicySmart solution. New York Extends Effective Period of Law on Wage Deductions. August Legal Updates.

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Did You Fire for Cause or Out of Retaliation?

Zenefits

Each time your small business (SMB) decides to fire, discipline, or demote a worker, be clear about the reasons before you act. Firing, demoting, and disciplining are among the adverse actions you may be unjustly taking against employees. Failing to hire or rehire someone.

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New Employment Laws for 2021: What They Mean for HR Professionals

Flimp Communications

With the infamous 2020 in the rearview mirror — hopefully along with the unprecedented challenges that accompanied it — HR professionals are hoping for a less chaotic year. HR teams everywhere answered the call. Minimum Wage. Training.

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Christine Spadafor On How We Need To Adjust To The Future Of Work

Thrive Global

Employees, particularly younger ones entering the workforce, are prioritizing corporate Purpose when selecting prospective employers. They want an environment of equality across the board: gender, ethnicity, age, race, pay. In this time of the war for talent, articulating Purpose?—?and

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Every HR Director Should Avoid These 50 Mistakes

CakeHR

It’s often said that the mistakes we make usually teach us something valuable but in the complex and high risk role of the HR Director, it would be much better to avoid as many mistakes as possible in the first place, right? Hiring too quickly to fill a position.

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Simple steps to create an employee handbook

Business Management Daily

Employee handbooks are an essential part of the employee onboarding experience for new hires. Employee handbooks help new employees get acquainted with the policies, culture, and expectations of the company. An employee handbook can also help with compliance.

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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. Although agents and brokers are generally satisfied and motivated to continue working in the real estate industry, there are still some issues that force skilled agents and brokers to leave their job positions. Harassment.

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7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling, coaching and proper written documentation.

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4 Reasons to Consider Leaving Your PEO after Employee #50

Namely

For growing companies with threadbare HR teams, the thought of leaving a PEO might cause cold sweats. Clients enter into a “co-employment” relationship with the PEO, where the latter becomes their workforce’s employer-of-record for tax and compliance purposes. It can be, which is why many companies don’t revisit the decision to continue the arrangement. The bigger your company gets, the more expensive a PEO becomes. Change is scary.

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Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

As I built the EffortlessHR platform – a Human Resource Information System – I kept being asked several questions: Why do I need to …. Include and post information on Harassment. What this really told me was that most companies without a HR Department had no idea how the number of their employees impact which law/regulation they needed to follow and understand. One key amendment includes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

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WIRTW #411 (the “Green Day” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The show is called “Nerds vs. Punks”, whch pits two of 1994 greatest albums against each other, Weezer’s Blue Album and Green Day’s Dookie. Here’s a 15-second sneak peak of what you’ll see at Brother’s Lounge on the afternoons of May 14/15. A video posted by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:42pm PDT Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Does Title VII Protect Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination?

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WIRTW #495 (the “guns” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Just skip down to the links, or come back on Monday, or don’t come back at all (although the latter is a bit closed-minded). The solution starts with a conversation about universal background checks for all owners of firearms, mandatory waiting periods, and bans on assault weapons. Eliminating all guns, however, isn’t the solution. But do you know what else isn’t part of the solution? I do not want guns around the American workplace, period.