The U.S. Department of Labor requires businesses to display posters on the walls around their offices. These posters convey important information about employee rights in the workplace. Full of image- and text-based information, the DOL posters are varied, and each one is applicable to different types of businesses.
Personnel management software can help businesses during times of intense transition, especially when it’s unclear whether certain changes will occur. Potential amendments to overtime exemption Last year, President Barack Obama issued a memorandum calling for a revision of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Department of Labor released an addendum to its original FAQs page for the Affordable Care Act Implementation. Dated March 30, the new FAQs state the DOL will further delay the Summary of Benefits and Coverage template and all related documents until 2016. Employers and human resources professionals need to pay close attention to the […]
Businesses today have the ability to hire people from around the world to contribute expertise and imagination to their operations. One of the most popular trends for employers right now is offering employees the opportunity to work remotely. To effectively hire, manage, and retain remote employees, human resources professionals need to consider the unique challenges […]
Coming soon to a workplace near you: changes in overtime pay for employees in a variety of positions. The Obama administration plans to unveil its new regulations for employers paying workers overtime wages. These new guidelines would, among other things, include a new definition for exempt and nonexempt worker classification.
Employers must be certain their hiring and recruiting practices are compliant with state and federal regulations. Failure to provide the correct documentation or paperwork to new employees could result in fines or worse – a lawsuit. Personnel management softwarecan help companies avoid landing themselves in hot water during hiring.
Dealing with mental health is an enormous problem facing our society. Individuals across the nation suffer from a range of disorders that the public, physicians and employers are just beginning to fully grasp. As awareness and understanding of these disorders grows, it will be more important for workplaces to ensure they’re adequately protecting their workers […]
Cybersecurity is a top concern for every business. With multiple high-profile data breaches that cost businesses millions of dollars and seriously damaged their reputations in recent years, it’s increasingly apparent that one area companies can’t afford to neglect is IT security.
Business leaders may be surprised to hear environmentally friendly practices are excellent employee engagement strategies. Business leaders may be even more surprised to learn human resources professionals can help corporations and their employees become more green.
No matter what company they work for, HR managers and supervisors will always have to deal with good employees leaving the business. People move on, whether it’s for a career change, a higher salary, a promotion or personal reasons. Finding a proper replacement can be challenging, and no company wants to lose a valuable team […]