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HR Executive Briefing: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations

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Join us on 08/20/2015 at CoCreativ for our HR Executive Briefing: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations. Seats are limited and the cost is $15. You can register HERE!

FMLA Standard Forms Update

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This eBlast is to inform you of FMLA standard forms update: The US Department of Labor (DOL) has posted the newly updated suite of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) standard forms used by employers.  Employers with 50 or more employees working within a 75 mile radius must...

Is Telecommuting Right for My Business

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Many business owners are asking, ‘is telecommuting right for my business?’ Here are some thoughts for you to ponder before you decide… You’re probably seeing a trend in some of our articles over the past few months…. and this one will strike a chord when it...

Transitioning Your Workplace for Transgender Employees

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There are lots of changes in the work place these past few months and gender identity is right up there on the top. Transitioning your workplace for transgender employees is something you may need some clarifying information on soon! Caitlyn Jenner’s (formerly known as Bruce...

Changes in Overtime Thresholds

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Yesterday the Department of Labor proposed some new rules that will affect overtime-eligible employees. Now is the time to start looking at which jobs these changes will result in possible re-classification, put your game plan together to cope with the changes, and establish your...

Quit Rates and Job Opening Statistics Paint a Picture

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Some interesting facts were recently released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that we wanted to share with you on quit rates and job opening statistics. Over the years we have mentored and guided our clients to pay attention to why employees leave. What makes them quit?...

Documenting Employee Behavior

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Legal Land Mine or Legal Gold Mine? As an employment lawyer, I frequently get asked questions about documenting employee behavior. Clients want to know what they, as the employer, should document with regard to an employee’s behavior. Common questions include: Is documentation...

What’s Honesty Got To Do With It?

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Jake is a first time manager and hasn’t received a lot of guidance about communicating with his employees. He was recently told by the Vice President that the company was going to merge with another, larger organization and that there might be some layoffs. The Vice President...

Why We Love Employee Coaching And You Should Too!

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Have you ever wondered what the difference is between coaching and counseling? So how do you decide whether to coach an employee or counsel them? One of the biggest stumbling blocks for leaders is talking honestly with an employee about poor performance. Great communicators often...