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Guns in the Workplace

Reports of gun violence are dominating the headlines. What is HR’s responsibility regarding employees carrying guns in the workplace? The trick is to have a policy in place that protects your employees, but does not violate an individual’s right to carry a weapon. The federal government doesn’t […]

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Preparing for 2019…HR “To Do List”

As 2018 draws to a close, now is a good time to make sure we have all of our HR “must dos” on our calendars for the New Year. Here’s a handy chart that lists some of the major things you’ll need to do in 2019: JANUARY […]

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2019 Holiday Survey

Thank you to the 52 companies that participated in this survey! 1. New Year’s 2019 (Tuesday, January 1) Tuesday, January 1 only (63%) Monday, December 31 & Tuesday, January 1 (31%) 1/2 day Monday, December 31 & all day Tuesday, January 1 (6%) 2. Martin Luther King […]

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Using PI to Meet Strategic Initiatives

Year end is a great time to review your organization’s performance. Will your organization accomplish its 2018 goals? If not, why not? Do have the right people in each role to achieve those objectives? Do you have the right managers leading their teams to their best and […]

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National Business Trends Survey

Outlook for 2019 is Optimistic According to Employer Associations of America 2019 National Business Trends Survey LONGWOOD, FL – Employer Associations of America (EAA) released its 2019 National Business Trends Survey. This year’s survey indicates a fair amount of “optimism” on the part of business executives for […]

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Reference Checking

Job References Whether or not an employee was a great performer or just not a good fit for your organization, you generally don’t want them to be unemployed when they leave you. It’s easy to provide a reference for an employee who left on good terms, but […]

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Telecommuting & Flexible Work Schedule Survey

TELECOMMUTING: 1.  Types of employees allowed to telecommute: 2.  Companies that allow part-time employees to telecommute: 83% 3.  83% of those responding allow supervisors/managers of people to telecommute up to 3 days a week. 4.  Only 33% of employers impose a time limit before an employee is […]

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Compensation Practices

COMPENSATION PRACTICES Average Pay rates Hiring Rates College Hiring Rates Lead & Shift Differentials          

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USERRA: Employer Obligations to Members of the Uniformed Services, Guard & Reserves

Most employers acknowledge the valuable service the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves provide to this country. However, not all employers are aware of their obligations under the Uniformed Services Rights & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Generally, USERRA requires employers to reemploy individuals who, because […]

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Wage & Benefits Statements

The year-end W-2 shows only a part of the total “dollar and cent” value an employee gets from their job. Calling attention to the overall gross and net pay to the employee – and employment costs to the employer is well worth the time and effort. A […]

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