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Sexual Harassment Training for the Hourly Workforce

May 14, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What’s the best way to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, especially when you manage an hourly workforce? It remains a burning question—even though 94% of U.S. companies have anti-sexual harassment policies in place. 

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

Balancing Workplace Monitoring and Employee Privacy Rights

May 09, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Does your company keep a digital eye on employees throughout the workday? You’re not alone. According to an American Management Association survey, 80% of employers use some form of electronic workplace monitoring.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Performance Management

TMI: Balancing HR Data and Employee Privacy Rights

April 25, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

HR data offers employers a powerful tool that can facilitate enhanced productivity, drive talent acquisition, fuel performance management, and more. However, that treasure-trove of valuable employee data also carries a weighty responsibility: to...

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Filed Under: Compliance

Mandatory Overtime Laws in Each State Across the U.S.

April 23, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Every state has certain laws regarding mandatory overtime. It’s important to understand what the overtime laws in your state are to help you avoid issues with payroll and remain consistently compliant in your management practices.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Time Tracking, Workforce Management, California

All-in-One Payroll & HR Solutions

April 03, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Administering and managing payroll is one of the most critical functions of any organization, but the scope of human capital management today involves much more than wage management or time and attendance tracking.

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

The Delicate Issue of Religion in the Workplace

March 28, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Easter, Passover, Ramadan…with so many religious holidays upon us, Spring is an excellent time for employers to review the way they manage religion in the workplace.

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Filed Under: Compliance

Background Screenings: Issues to Watch in 2019

February 21, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Like many aspects of the HR world, pre-employment background checks have changed a great deal in a very short time.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Applicant Tracking & Hiring

Is This the Year of a Federal Paid Parental Leave Law?

February 14, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Part 2 in a Series on Pressing Paid Leave Issues

Is federal paid parental leave legislation finally having a moment? Because the subject keeps popping up. 

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Employee Benefits

Firing: Balancing Compliance with Compassion

February 12, 2019 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Firing is always a touchy subject for any employer or employee. But the separation process - whether firing, lay-off, or voluntary resignation - can be fraught with challenges and possible missteps. In an hourly work environment, turnover is...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

Finding a Cure for Patchwork Paid Sick Leave Laws

February 07, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Part 1 in a Series on Pressing Paid Leave Issues

Juggling various state and local paid sick leave laws (PSLL) is sparking headaches and ulcers throughout the HR community in companies that operate in multiple jurisdictions.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits