You’re reading the February 2019 edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we cover the epidemic of loneliness in the workplace and what employers can do about it, remind you about OSHA reporting, and bring you up to speed on the latest news concerning a minimum salary increase for exempt employees. Thank you for reading!
Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter! We’re beginning the new year with an overview of progressive discipline and how you can use it to reduce risk, a reminder about new state and municipal minimum wages taking effect, and a rundown of the Executive Exemption from minimum wage and overtime.
Welcome to the December edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we review the federal and state employment laws every growing organization should know about, explain why you can’t prohibit discussions by employees about their wages, and cover the importance of having and using an employee handbook. Thank you for reading!
You’re reading the November edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we explain why so many managers are uncomfortable talking with their employees and what you can do about it. Next, we provide some tips on allowing workplace chit-chat while keeping it to a minimum. Finally, we review recent statistics from the EEOC on sexual harassment lawsuits—they increased in 2018!
Welcome the August 2018 edition of the HR Advisor. In this month’s newsletter, we have the final article in our series on workplace culture, an overview of Section 7 of the NLRA and what it means for your organization, and a reminder that most states have their own list of protected classes. Thank you for reading!
We’re excited to present to you the July 2018 edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. Our topics for this month are the fundamentals of performance management, the steps to evaluating your culture, and the reason why you shouldn’t keep all employee information in the same place. Thank you for reading!
We have two articles for you in this month’s HR Advisor Newsletter. The first article explains why paid sick leave is becoming more popular and how the sick leave laws so far are similar. The second article continues our series on workplace culture. Here we show you how to identify your current workplace culture so that you’re better positioned to evaluate and improve it. The newsletter concludes with a review of when you can and can’t classify a manager as exempt from overtime.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.