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Monthly Archive: October 2017

Employee Sponsored Coverage Mandate for Birth Control Under Fire

Even before Donald Trump set foot in the oval office, he’s had his eye on health reform, but broader efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare) have fallen short. Now, the US Department …

Are Your Employees Happy? Here’s the Checklist

It’s important for companies to understand their workforce. When employees are happy, they are less likely to leave. They are also healthier, more productive and more engaged. This greatly benefits your bottom line because it results in less absenteeism and increased output. …

Why You No Longer Have to Worry About That Pesky Overtime Rule

A federal court recently determined that the Obama-era changes to the Department of Labor overtime rule represented an overstep of the agency’s power and, in some aspects, was even unlawful!  To back up, Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in …

How to Accommodate Employees with Food Allergies

Daycares, schools, airlines and even public parks have in recent years taken steps to ban known food allergens, such as peanuts, in order to keep those with allergies safe. But what do you do if you have a person in your office …

In the News: October 10 dedicated to World Mental Health Day

Mental health in the workplace is the focus of the 25th World Mental Health Day, which takes place every October 10. One in five people in the workplace will experience a mental health condition at some point, which in turn has been …

ADHD has to be Accommodated Under ADA, State Agency Rules

When it comes to matters of accommodating individuals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), most companies will tell you that just about every ailment and condition is covered. But what about attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? …

How Recruitment Process Management Builds a Solid Company Foundation

Building a solid company foundation is not out of reach. It starts with the quality of your employees and the commitment they have to your organization. When every member of the team is equally committed, success follows. Unfortunately, running a business is …

New Study Highlights What Employees Want from their HR Department

A newly released survey of employees suggests that their number one request of their HR execs is increased communication. The study, aptly titled “What Every Employee Wants From Their HR Team” included the responses of more than 1200 employees, categorized by whether …

Four Phrases You Need to Strike From Your Next Performance Review Conversation

Providing performance reviews can be stressful – regardless of whether the evaluation is positive or negative (but especially so if you fear that your feedback isn’t going to be taken favorably). However, these check-ins are a critical part of being a manager …
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