HR News

January 21, 2020

Types of Workplace Harassment and How to Stop Them

Insurance brokers — we don’t need to tell you that your clients are vulnerable to countless risks. As their broker, it’s your duty to understand the […]
January 20, 2020

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. by Inspiring Hope in the Workplace

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words nearly two months before his assassination on April 4, […]
January 14, 2020

Update on ACA Health Plan Fees

Recent legislation affects several types of health plan fees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some fees are eliminated, while a minor one that was scheduled […]
January 14, 2020

The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

Have you considered conducting background checks as part of your hiring process? The practice is fairly typical in the banking and financial services industries, as well […]
January 7, 2020

3 Signs of Workplace Violence and How to Mitigate Them

Despite the rising number of horrific incidents related to workplace violence, many employers continue to believe the common myth that “it will never happen here.” However, […]
December 30, 2019

Ask the Experts: An Uptick in Employee Complaints

Question: We’ve seen an uptick in complaints from employees. Is this cause for concern? Answer: The mere fact that you’re getting more complaints than normal isn’t […]
December 27, 2019

What We’re Reading — December 2019

The winter holidays are coming to a close, but it’s never too early to begin thinking about next year with our curated selection of articles about […]
December 19, 2019

No Changes in the ACA Following Appeals Court Ruling

Yesterday’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Texas v US does not have any immediate effect on the Affordable Care […]
December 17, 2019

Final 2020 Form W-4 Released

The final redesigned 2020 Form W-4 was released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on December 5. Two of the biggest changes to the form are: […]
December 16, 2019

IRS Releases Final 2019 ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions

The IRS has finalized the forms and instructions that employers will use for 2019 reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Applicable large employers (ALEs) will […]
December 16, 2019

5 Compliance Issues Every HR Leader Should Know

While the word “compliance” isn’t specifically in “Human Resources,” anyone with their PHR or SPHR will tell you that it’s a massive part of the job. […]
December 12, 2019

An Employee Was Injured at Work – Now What?

Private industry employers reported approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and serious illnesses in 2017. Despite your best efforts and all the workplace safety tips in […]