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July 2, 2020

What Employers Should Do If an Employee Makes a Racist Statement Online

By Emily Schlaudecker  Given renewed national attention on issues of racial equity and justice, employees and customers might be more inclined to report incidents of racism […]
July 1, 2020

Making the Workplace a Safe Place to Speak Up

Right now, organizations across the country are asking themselves what they can do to make their workplaces more inclusive, diverse, and equitable, particularly for Black employees. […]
June 29, 2020

How do we handle pay for an employee out on military leave?

Question: How do we handle pay for an employee out on military leave? Answer: There are two federal laws to consider when managing pay for employees […]
June 24, 2020

How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees Effective

Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience […]
June 23, 2020

An employee has been called up to the National Guard. How do we handle their leave?

Question: An employee has been called up to the National Guard. How do we handle their leave? Answer: Under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment […]
June 15, 2020

Ask the Advisor: Are we required to restore employees returning to work after a furlough to their original positions?

Question: Are we required to restore employees returning to work after a furlough to their original positions? Answer: Unless an employee was out on job-protected leave, […]
June 10, 2020

Introducing “Tell Us,” an Anonymous Reporting Solution

By Julie Small, VP of Product Marketing At ThinkHR and Mammoth HR, we believe in strengthening the HR capabilities of our clients through the use of […]
June 2, 2020

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

We’ve just witnessed a heart-breaking week in America. Deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 100,000. Unemployment claims surpassed 40 million. Both of these issues have caused widespread pain […]
June 1, 2020

Ask the Advisor: Do we need to keep unsolicited resumes?

Question: We’re currently being inundated with unsolicited resumes. Do we need to keep all of them? Answer: You can keep or discard unsolicited resumes, but your […]
May 28, 2020

IRS Announces HSA Limits for 2021

On May 20, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2020-32 announcing the annual inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) for calendar year […]
May 27, 2020

Three tips for working from home with kids

Are you working from home with kids? My recommendations after some time coworking with our 10, 8, and 6-year old: Let go of the conventional wisdom […]
May 26, 2020

Ask the Advisor: Can we deny an employee’s use of accrued vacation time?

Question: Can we deny an employee’s use of accrued vacation time? Answer: Yes, the decision to approve or deny the use of accrued vacation time is […]