HR News

October 16, 2019

A Cared-For Workforce is an Engaged Workforce

October is National Work and Family Month According to WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP), which established National Work and Family Month in 2003, “It is […]
October 1, 2019

Ask the Experts: White Collar Exemptions Tests

Question: What determines if an employee falls within one of the FLSA white collar exemptions? Answer: To qualify for exemption, a white collar employee generally must: […]
September 30, 2019

Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebates

Are you an employer that is receiving a rebate check from your group medical insurance carrier? September 30 is the deadline for insurers to issue rebates, […]
September 26, 2019

Ask the Experts: Pay for Training

Question: Our employees are required to attend sexual harassment prevention training. Do we need to pay for their time at training? Answer: If an employer requires […]
September 24, 2019

Overtime Regulations Finalized

Update: Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Update Overtime Regulations On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule to […]
September 19, 2019

Planning Your Open Enrollment for Success

Do you have mixed feelings about the annual benefits open enrollment period? A mixture of dreading the extra workload and potential rate increases … while hoping […]
September 18, 2019

EEO-1 Pay Data Due September 30

EEO-1 Component 2 (pay data) collection for 2017 and 2018 is currently underway and is due September 30, 2019. When this month ends, the Component 2 […]
September 6, 2019

9 Commandments of Politics in the Workplace

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, offers pointers on keeping […]
September 3, 2019

California Cleans Up Sexual Harassment Training

On August 30, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed clean-up legislation (S.B. 778) clarifying the state’s sexual harassment prevention training and education law, particularly when mandatory […]
August 30, 2019

What We’re Reading — August 2019

Kick off your Labor Day weekend with some employment news, research, and analysis. Here are some of the stories that caught our attention this month. Wage […]
August 29, 2019

ERISA Turns 45!

As America’s workers look forward to the long Labor Day weekend, we take a moment to acknowledge the 45th anniversary of the enactment of the Employee […]
August 27, 2019

Ask the Experts: Racial Insensitivity

Question: One of our employees is accused of making a racially insensitive comment. How should we handle this? Answer: A racially insensitive comment could be considered […]