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Monthly Archive: March 2018

Labor Department Makes It Easier to Offer Unpaid Internships

Interns are valuable members of your staff as they learn and absorb the knowledge and experience your company offers while they gain real-world experience. Now, the Department of Labor made it easier to hire interns without having to pay them. In a bulletin …

Five new California laws to watch in 2018

When it comes to employment law, California is generally considered “one to watch.” Typically, the golden state is if not the first, then certainly among the first, to pass pro-employee laws. The following five laws were enacted recently in California and became …

In the News: How to Determine if Your Business is Eligible for Paid Family Leave Tax Credit

If we’re being totally honest, the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was ushered through at such speed that few people can honestly say that they have a good grasp on the new rules and regulations. Luckily for you, you have …

Four Tips to Boost Employee Morale

We all know that when employees are disengaged, no one wins, least of all the company. Now Gallup has put some numbers behind the cost of disengaged employees. An estimated 22 million employees are disengaged, leading to $350 billion in lost productivity, …

In the News: Tax Provision Expected to Cause Influx of Contractors to Marketplace

A provision in the new tax law could make it more appealing than ever for your employees to strike out on their own and bill themselves as independent contractors. This might impact your company – and the way that you engage the …

How to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Your Office

March marks women’s history month, and this year the theme is “nevertheless, she persisted.” The famed quote, directed at Democratic Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was made in reference to Warren’s objection to President Trump’s nomination …

Five Employee Handbook Offenses to Lookout for This Year

With all the recent reforms in workplace laws at both the federal and state levels, now seems as good a time as any to begin reviewing your own employee handbook with a critical eye and making changes to make sure that what …

FBI Issues Another Warning to HR Pros About Tax Scams

With the US tax season well and truly underway, scammers are coming out of the woodwork to try and earn a little of your well-deserved moolah. According to an alert issued in late February by the FBI, the IRS’s Online Fraud Detection …

Case Raises Questions About EEOC’s Recent Wellness Regulations

In a recent court case, a US District Court judge issued a ruling that has the potential to undercut the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) regulations regarding employer wellness plans. As a refresher, the rules primarily provide guidance to both employers and …
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