Archive for the HR Admin Category

2021 HR Calendar of Records & Reports

JANUARY 1st Federal contractor minimum rate increases to $10.95 per hour. Standard IRS mileage rate for business use in 2021 changes to 56₵. Begin paying non-exempt employees any new/revised state minimum wage rates that become effective January 1. Begin using new Summary of Benefits Coverage (SBC) template.

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Discipline for Off-Duty Conduct

Previously we discussed some basics of discipline, discharge & documentation for work-related instances. Today we will talk about the same principles for off-duty conduct. As stated in our last blog, a new employee should be familiar with your expectations of their off-duty conduct as well as their

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Discipline, Discharge & Documentation

Why do employees file litigation claims after being terminated from an organization…revenge, vindication, money, or simply feel they weren’t treated fairly? Whatever the reason, the court costs alone can run into tens of thousands of dollars; and if you don’t have the proper documentation to defend your

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HR & Leadership Spotlight – Interview with Chris Moon, SHRM-CP

Chris has over 20 years of Human Resources and Recruiting experience working for Fortune 500 companies in businesses such as leisure & entertainment, theme park and resort development, media & communications, arts education, and commercial and residential real estate for companies like Universal Studios, Walt Disney Imagineering,

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HR & Leadership Spotlight – Interview with Charlie Walsh, Founder & President of HOPS International LLC

Charlie Walsh, Founder, President, and Sr. Organizational Development Consultant with HOPS International LLC and endorsed Sr. EAF Associate and leading provider of Organizational Development, Leadership, Management, & Supervisory Skills Development Training & Consulting Services. He has worked in over 26 countries in both private and public sector

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Seven Things to Check if Checking Employee Temperatures

Seven Things to Check if Checking Employee Temperatures

Am I allowed to take employee temperatures at work?  The short answer is yes…for now. The EEOC has always maintained in guidance that employers could only take an employee’s temperature if doing so was “job-related and consistent with business necessity.” But now that we are in a

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Challenges for Company Parties

Year-end holidays are upon us and with them come some challenges for employers. Happy Christmahanakwanzaka Employers, in their effort not to offend those who have differing beliefs, sometimes struggle with how to embrace year-end holidays.  A generic “Happy Holidays” or “Seasons Greetings” is a common and safe

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