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Electronic Storage of Employment Records Part III – I9 Forms

Electronic Storage of Employment Records Part III – I9 Forms The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule, which took effect August 23, 2010 that permits employers to complete, sign, scan and store the Form I-9 electronically as long as certain performance standards set forth […]

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Electronic Storage of Employment Records Part II – ERISA Documents

The DOL’s electronic disclosure regulations allow for electronic distribution of a wide range of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) documents. The regulations impose certain basic conditions for all electronic disclosures. When the basic conditions are met, ERISA-required documents may be provided electronically to employees who have […]

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FMLA Recordkeeping Requirements

Following our blog on FMLA Counting Methods,  now that you have determined which counting method is best for your organization it is important to maintain all FMLA records properly. The Family & Medical Leave Act adheres to specific recordkeeping requirements to follow for each employee.  Maintaining a […]

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FMLA Counting Methods

As we begin rolling through the year 2017, it is important to verify your organization is monitoring FMLA leave properly. The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants eligible employees, to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period. How you choose to […]

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National Business Trends Survey 2017

Businesses are Optimistic for 2017 but Must Overcome Employee Recruitment Challenges   Employer Associations of America (EAA) released its 2017 National Business Trends Survey today. Despite strong optimism, employers continue to face economic challenges relating to talent recruitment.  Sixty-two percent of employers reported recruiting is becoming more […]

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Electronic Storage of Employment Records – The Basics

As companies become more technologically sophisticated, they are seeking alternative means to store paper employment records.  Because of the explosive growth of electronic records, the mandate for trustworthy storage and management of electronic records is greater than ever before. To provide some guidelines to companies moving to […]

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2016: ARE WE DONE YET?

2016: ARE WE DONE YET?

A Guide to Employment Law Updates From unexpected deaths of beloved celebrities to a topsy-turvy election unlike we’ve ever seen in our country’s history, 2016 has been an incredible roller coaster. In the world of Human Resources, it has been a particularly ferocious in delivering new or […]

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Affirmative Action Plan for Federal Contractors

Each month we are inundated with members inquiring on whether or not they are required to follow an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). As we quickly approach the New Year and begin hiring for upcoming projects it is important to be mindful of AAP requirements and determine if […]

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Drug Testing in the Workplace

Is your company a drug-free workplace?  Have you implemented a policy not only stating you’re a drug-free workplace but also established a mechanism for conducting drug testing when you suspect someone has come to work under the influence? Substance abuse has become prevalent in our society and […]

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Holiday Survey 2017

  In an effort to share best practices on which holidays companies across the state are observing we have compiled the data from participants for our 2017 Holiday Survey! Click here to review the 2017 Holiday Survey The Data Compiled Includes New Year’s Day 2017 Martin Luther King […]

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