HR Updates

May 2018

Welcome to the May edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we explain why courts, states, and employers are focused on pay equity, when you’re not allowed to take a deduction from an exempt employee’s salary, and how the latest federal budget amended the Fair Labor Standards Act. Thank you for reading!

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April 2018

Welcome to the April edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we examine a concrete and practical approach to workplace culture—and what you can do to create a workplace that runs the way you want it to run. Our “Tip of the Month” has some good advice in keeping shared spaces clean and orderly. Finally, we remind you about recent employment law news. Thank you for reading!

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February 2018

Welcome to the February edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month’s featured article will show you how to coach your employees effectively. We also have reminders about OSHA record-keeping and the new test for unpaid interns. Finally, we explain how diversity benefits your bottom line. Thank you for reading!

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December 2017

Welcome to the December edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we look at ways to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, the meaning of “good faith effort,” and when you should start paying an increased minimum wage.

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November 2017

In this month’s HR Advisor Newsletter, we’re focusing on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Check out the article on the federal law’s most important terms and the news brief on a recent court case related to the ADA. We also discuss the high cost of ADA claims and some tips for avoiding discriminatory language in Page 2 of 8 your job postings.

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October 2017

Welcome to the October edition of the HR Advisor. This month we teach you how to conduct stay interviews, remind you of recent employment law news, and examine the requirements for classifying workers as independent contractors.

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September 2017

Welcome to the September edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we go over the formats, questions, and uses of exit interviews, as well as the proper way to calculate overtime.

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August 2017

Welcome to the August edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we look at how to get results from your team-building activities and whether you can reduce the pay of exempt employees. We also cover the new I-9 form and OSHA’s new reporting website.

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July 2017

Welcome to the July HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we provide guidance on increasing employee engagement, an explainer on the EEOC, and a tip about multi-tasking (hint: it’s not possible).

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June 2017

Welcome to the June edition of the HR Advisor. As you can see, our monthly newsletter has a new easier-to-read format! This month we cover the important topics of effective meetings, unpaid interns, and state protected classes.

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April 2017

Spring is here! In this month’s Advisor Newsletter, we feature a guide to drug testing and drug-free workplaces – common concerns with the continuing legalization of marijuana at the state level. We also look at steps you can take to keep your company data and databases secure from cybercriminals. Ever wonder whether you can ban employee cell phones in the workplace? Our Q&A has the answer.

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March 2017

Welcome to the March edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we look at the requirements of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, examine a trendy new employee benefit, and go over the steps to protect your business from an email phishing scam.

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February 2017

Welcome to the February edition of the HR Advisor newsletter. This month we cover the ADA interactive process, the new I-9, and why training employees is good for retention. Be sure to check out our featured content this month: a policy change notice you can modify and send to employees whenever you have a change in company policy.

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December 2016

The end of the year has arrived. In this Advisor, we review the injunction affecting the FLSA overtime rules, examine various company organizational structures, and provide some tips for holding holiday parties.

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November 2016

November is here and the new FLSA White Collar Exemption rules are right around the corner. With these important changes only a month away, we know you’re likely concerned and have questions, so we’re devoting this Advisor newsletter to the new rules and what they mean for your organization.

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Implementing The New FLSA Overtime Regulations Starting 12/1/2016

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October 2016

Welcome to the October edition of the HR Advisor. This month we have articles on performance management and office donation drives. We also cover what at-will employment means and doesn’t mean. For our Tool of the Month, we’re featuring our new job posting template.

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September 2016

Welcome to the September HR Advisor newsletter. This month we have an article that tackles the increasingly common issue of political discussions in the workplace. We also walk you through the basics of progressive discipline and give you a reminder about upcoming EEO-1 reporting.

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