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Your I-9 Forms Just Expired- But Here's Why That's Okay

September 16, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you haven’t noticed the expiration date on your latest I-9 forms, you’ve probably spared yourself some panic. The current version, as issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was marked to expire on August 31, 2019. And now that it...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, HR News

Rethinking Workplace Vaping Policies in Light of the CDC Warning

September 13, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged Americans to refrain from using e-cigarettes while it investigates the link between vaping and lung disease—a move triggered by six deaths and hundreds of sickened vapers....

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Filed Under: HR News, Workforce Management

11 Tips for Preventing Manufacturing Accidents and Promoting Worker Safety

September 12, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you work in manufacturing, you’re probably used to hearing about the many safety risks associated with your industry. But did you know that manufacturing sites average more than 300 deaths and 122,521 injuries each year? If safety procedures...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Manufacturing, OSHA

How to Simplify Prevailing Wage and Certified Payroll Workflows for Successful Compliance

September 09, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re in construction, you undoubtedly know that successfully fulfilling federally funded public work projects means meeting labor-intensive compliance requirements. At the heart of it: prevailing wage and certified payroll rules. It can be...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Payroll & Tax, Construction

How to Comply with Salary History Bans—Here, There, and Everywhere

September 06, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Tracking salary history bans is like playing a game of Whac-a-Mole. As soon as you master the law in one jurisdiction, another one pops up. To date, 18 states and 19 counties and cities have passed these laws, which prohibit employers from...

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Filed Under: Compliance, HR News, Payroll & Tax

Getting Your Employees to Use Your New HR Technology... and Use It Correctly

September 04, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

When you invest in new HR technology, you want to make sure you get the best return on your investment. But how can you do that if your employees are using your new solution incorrectly—or worse, won’t use it at all? You need your employees to...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Performance Management, Learning and Development

The Pros and Cons of Pay Transparency

August 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re feeling the pressure of the pay transparency debate, you aren’t alone. As a result of tight labor markets, many employers are reevaluating their value proposition to employees and candidates, leading some to conclude they should no...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Payroll & Tax

5 "Outside the Box" Ways to Fill Your Talent Pipeline during a Labor Shortage

August 29, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Desperate times call for desperate measures. If your business has been hurt by the labor shortage—like many that are powered by an hourly workforce—you’re undoubtedly working to juice up your recruiting efforts.

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Filed Under: Applicant Tracking & Hiring

New House Bill Requires OSHA to Create Workforce Heat Illness Protections

August 23, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Does your company have a heat illness prevention program in place? Someday soon, you may be required to in order to maintain OSHA compliance. Last month, U.S. Representatives Judy Chu of California and Raul Grijalva of Arizona introduced a new...

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Filed Under: Compliance, HR News, OSHA

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider EPAY's Cloud-Based Time and Attendance System

August 21, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Automated time and attendance systems offer a number of bottom-line benefits, especially when every dollar counts. From improved visibility, to lower labor costs and reduced compliance-related risk, workforce management systems can measurably...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking