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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Illinois Sexual Harassment Training Requirement

GoCGO

Illinois has made a lot of changes for 2020, not the least of which is the requirement that ALL employers provide sexual harassment prevention training for their employees on an annual basis. HR & Payroll

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.

Sexual Harassment Nightmare at a Small Business

Stratus

There’s almost nothing worse than a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against your small business. One of my employees was doing a wash on a client and the unthinkable happened. I wasn’t there so I don’t know exactly what transpired, but the end result was a harassment suit filed against my business. What I do know is what I, the business owner, went through. It turns out my experience isn’t that different from other small businesses in the same situation.

Could Your HRIS Help Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment?

HRIS Payroll Software

The prevalence of sexual harassment claims in the news lately is making it very clear that the problem is widespread. While most of the claims making headlines have been brought forth against celebrities and people in high-power positions, sexual harassment takes many forms and can be instigated by individuals in any position in any industry. Fortunately, there are a few ways that HRIS software can help employers combat workplace sexual harassment.

New California FEHA Regulations ‘Clarify’ Definition of Employer

HRWatchdog

The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) now has a new counting method for the five-employee threshold. Therefore, the new regulations redefine what “regularly employing” means and who counts towards the “five or more persons” requirement.

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.

Ask an HR Expert: Romantic relationships in the workplace

Tandem HR

Today’s question is “What do I need to consider as an employer when it comes to romantic relationships in the workplace?”. Today’s question is “What do I need to consider as an employer when it comes to romantic relationships in the workplace?”.

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance

HRExecutive

Furthermore, the perils of noncompliance are fierce: fines, penalties, potential class-action lawsuits—not to mention the hit to your company’s reputation. For example, while the federal minimum wage remains unchanged, 21 states raised their minimum wage on Jan.

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.

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. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

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. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

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.

Compliance fails! What startups consistently overlook

Stratus

If you’ve ever started a business, you already know that from the day you hire your first employee, you’re under scrutiny. With just one person on your payroll, you immediately agree to abide by a whole slew of government regulations pertaining to employee management, any of which can be accidentally violated. Compliance violations: real stories of harassment, discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting and more. It’s the screw up that keeps on giving.

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. Workplace Harassment.

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.

5th Circuit Assures Employer That Some Good Deeds Do Go Unpunished

HR Daily Advisor

Although disability-based harassment/hostile work environment claims have been recognized by the courts for a while, they aren’t very common. The U.S. From 2008 to 2014, “Harper” worked as an assistant attorney general in the Medical Malpractice Section of the U.S.

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.

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them

Rise

Luckily, when equipped with the right strategies, you can prevent these scenarios from becoming a recurring nightmare in your workplace. Documentation is a necessary evil in the workplace. Running into errors with payroll processing.

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. The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

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.

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.

Are Your Supervisors Focused on the Right Customer?

Achievers

One of the first lessons I learned as a new supervisor at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company was that my customers were no longer my most important priority—it was now my employees (or my internal customers). Visit www.ShaneGreen.com to learn more.

5 Things You’ll Never Hear an HR Department of One Say…

UpstartHR

For those of you not in the know, an HR department of one is just what it sounds like: an HR department where one person covers all the bases from an HR, talent, and recruiting perspective. I love building a function and growing from the ground up, and it was an amazing experience.

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.

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. For many companies, technology has changed the ways in which they manage HR compliance. This leaves the information open to attack from hackers. Training.

The 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2020

SocialChorus

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. Here are the top six HR technology trends for all human resources professionals to watch in the coming year. .

Top 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

Advanced Learning Institute

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. Here are the top six HR technology trends for all human resources professionals to watch in the coming year.

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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Stop Wasting Time Measuring HR Data

UpstartHR

You’re hitting up your applicant tracking system, payroll system, and other data feeds to get what you want. You need to know ahead of time (or at least have a general idea) about how the information can help you. Here’s the twist. Please.

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Top 6 Technology Trends for HR to Watch in 2019

SocialChorus

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. Here are the top six technology trends for all HR professionals to watch in the coming year. . Trend #1: New Sexual Harassment Reporting Options. HR Dive writes it’s “imperative” HR departments prioritize and refine their sexual harassment policies and procedures in the #MeToo era.