All Employee Medical Information Isn’t Protected by HIPAA

HR Bartender

Regardless of your political views, I think it’s safe to say that the U.S. I’m not here to tell anyone how they should feel about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Meanwhile, I received the Foley & Lardner LLP newsletter and it included an article from our friend Mark Neuberger on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). I thought the information was timely, so asked him if he would share his knowledge with us.

HR and Employer Considerations in a Post-Roe v. Wade Workplace

Netchex HR Blog

In a controversial decision earlier this month, the U.S. For almost 50 years, the landmark ruling protected a pregnant woman’s liberty to choose to have an abortion. . With the recent Dobbs v. READ: HR Tips for Handling Politics Inside (and Outside) of the Office.

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The Essential Features of Benefits Administration Software

Netchex HR Blog

Your employees need options to be able to sign up for the benefits they prefer (especially when there’s an employee contribution), and your company needs to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and compliance. LEARN: What is Benefits Administration and How Can HR Technology Make it Easier?

HR Compliance: What is HR’s Role in Ensuring Compliance

Netchex HR Blog

By creating and following internal guidelines centered around compliance, HR can ensure the organization is safe from audits, fines, lawsuits, and other negative impacts to the business. Learn more about HR compliance and discover the important role HR plays in overall compliance for your organization. Compliance is the process of defining, developing, and implementing various policies and procedures to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

“Establish a security program”, With Jason Remillard and Stuart Lerner

Thrive Global

Encrypt everything so that in the event your data is stolen, it can’t be read. Since users are the weakest link in the information security chain, phishing tests are extremely important. I played many sports growing up and learned the importance of teamwork at an early age.

How To Avoid A Recruiting Non-Compliance Lawsuit: Hiring Compliance 101

Zenefits

The last thing you want to worry about as a small business owner or hiring manager is a potential lawsuit because you asked the wrong question. Most recruiting-based lawsuits deal with discrimination cases, with the average defense expense through settlement costing $160,000.

Asian-American Entrepreneurs Facing Hate – “Break the silence.” An interview with Jeanie Chang.

Thrive Global

Today I had the opportunity to interview Jeanie Y. Chang is the founder of her own interdisciplinary practice, Your Change Provider, PLLC ® , which promotes healthy emotionality through the intersectionalities of identity, mindfulness, resilience, and mental health. Can you tell us a bit more about the kind of work you do? The nature of my work is a challenge in itself! There’s definitely more discrimination and I hear it directly from my Asian American clients.

4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust

HRExecutive

A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Outside of HR, companies are using systems that assess employee emails for network analysis, record conference calls and video meetings, and monitor employee activities through badges. In this article, I will lay out the four dimensions of trust that comprise the ethical and fair use of employee-related data and analytics.

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How You Can Use Data to Improve Corporate Wellness

Kazoo

Corporate wellness accounts for the wellbeing of every employee through various health and wellness initiatives. Corporate wellness programs, employee wellness programs and workplace wellness programs are all different terms, but they have the same underlying principle.

How You Can Use Data to Improve Corporate Wellness

Kazoo

Corporate wellness accounts for the wellbeing of every employee through various health and wellness initiatives. Corporate wellness programs, employee wellness programs and workplace wellness programs are all different terms, but they have the same underlying principle.

The Complete HR Compliance Glossary

Zenefits

Click on any of the letters below to jump to words that start with that letter. A regulation managed through the DoL requiring employers to create programs and provide reporting demonstrating that they actively recruit, hire, and train covered veterans, disabled persons, minorities, and women.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #266: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. John and Stacey discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping working norms. Oracle Launches Self-Service Analytics Tool for Cloud HCM Link ». These are the good old days.

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

Zenefits

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. Employers’ private pension and health plans must give participants information around plan features, funding, and responsibilities. Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government. Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

Top 6 Hidden HR Compliance Requirements for OSHA’s New Vaccine Mandate ETS

Ascentis

When OSHA published the new Vaccine Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021 – all 490 pages of it – the broad strokes of compliance were as expected and previously announced by President Biden.

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 …. 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. Equal Pay Act (EPA) – Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

A return-to-work process after an extended employee absence

Insperity

The return to work can be a significant transition for your employees who have been out of the office for weeks to months. You’ll have to help them reacclimate to the workplace as smoothly and quickly as possible. Overview of the return-to-work process.

WIRTW #410 (the “odd jobs” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

What is the oddest job in America? It might be the folks who blur to the naughty bits on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid. From The Seattle Times : “This is a totally weird work environment,” said Shaun O’Steen, the 45-year-old leader of the team, which calls itself the Blur Man Group. “I Here’s what else I read this week: Discrimination Does Talent Selection Tech Pose Discrimination Risks? — What We Can Learn From the U.S.