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Monthly Archive: January 2018

5 Steps In Planning Out Your Employee Benefits Plans

One of the best ways to attract and retain top talent is by offering a comprehensive benefits package. This shows employees that you care about their health, recognize them as individuals and are invested in their future. How do you go about …

Why Support From Your HR Department is Important

Human resource departments are often associated with hiring and firing employees, but their roles are much more in-depth and complex. Not only do they assist with hiring and transitioning new employees, but also with legal compliance and training, employee communications and development. …

Eighteen states, DC increase minimum wage in 2018

The New Year got off to a fantastic start for hourly workers in 18 states and the District of Columbia after new laws increasing the minimum wage were enacted January 1. The states that increased the minimum wage are Alaska: $9.84 (up …

How To Avoid Compromising Data

Usually when we think of data breaches, we think of the announcements by a retailer or major health insurance company that they’ve lost a bunch of super important and critical customer data. These announcements grip the news media cycle for a few …

In the News: Illinois Bill to Prevent Salary History Inquiries Falls Short

The Illinois state legislature passed a measure late last year that would have prevented employers from inquiring about an applicant’s salary history, a move that was ultimately designed to amend the Equal Pay Act of 2003. However, Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the …

Steps Companies Can Take to Curb Employee Opioid Abuse

Considered the deadliest drug crisis in American history, the opioid epidemic hit the US hard and fast, with current data suggesting that opioid use claims the lives of 90 Americans each day. Responding to these staggering figures, President Trump earlier this year …

Worst Corporate Buzzwords of 2017

With the holiday season ended, we thought we would start the year with a light-hearted look at some of the absurdities associated with operating in the corporate world. Or, more specifically, the silliness of some of the lingo that corporate types just …

National Labor Relations Board Issues Two Pro-Employer Rulings

As 2017 drew to a close, the GOP-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued two rulings that should assuage any concerns by employers that the agency would be overly employee friendly moving forward. The two rulings – as profiled by the National …

Survey Reveals Employees Unsure of HR’s Role

There is a pretty big divide when it comes to what employees think their human resources department is responsible for and what the department actually does, according to new survey. While employees understand some core HR functions such as handling employee disputes …
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