Category Archives: Human Resources

Job Descriptions – Why they are important

Why as an Employer I Should Re-evaluate my Job Descriptions, Right Now. While there is no state or federal law requiring a job description, they serve as a tool to protect employers. Without a job description, employers can leave themselves open for legal repercussions in the event of having to terminate someone unable to perform … Continue reading Job Descriptions – Why they are important

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PEO and ASO: What Are They and Are They Right For You?

What is a PEO? According to Wikipedia the definition of a PEO is a professional employer organization (PEO) and is a firm that provides a service under which an employer can outsource employee management tasks, such as employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, and training and development. There are a lot of options out there when it … Continue reading PEO and ASO: What Are They and Are They Right For You?

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3 EFFECTIVE STRATEGY TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

3 Effective Strategy Tools for Small Businesses Many small business owners struggle to find enough time to manage the day-to-day demands of running a business – and delivering value for your customers is likely why you created you business in the first place, so it should be a top priority. Yet many small businesses don’t … Continue reading 3 EFFECTIVE STRATEGY TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Effective December 1st 2016

source: http://topics.hrhero.com/exempt-vs-non-exempt-employees/# Exempt vs Non-exempt Employees Most workers are classified as either exempt or non-exempt depending on their salary and the type of work they do. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that in addition to paying at least the minimum wage employers also must pay overtime to employees who work more than … Continue reading Effective December 1st 2016

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Daily Legislative Update Affecting Workers Comp.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN SPECIAL SESSION The Call for a Special Session to begin on May 19 was issued yesterday and it did include a workers’ compensation issue. The State Chamber/AIA Executive Committee met this morning and voted unanimously to continue our long-standing position, which is claims should be stopped going into the Death and Permanent … Continue reading Daily Legislative Update Affecting Workers Comp.

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Employment Law Changes U.S. Employers Should Expect in 2016

“If you own or operate a business, it does not matter whether you have one employee or 100 employees— every business is required to operate in compliance with federal and state employment laws.  Fewer employees may mean fewer federal or state laws that your business is required to comply with; however, you are not off … Continue reading Employment Law Changes U.S. Employers Should Expect in 2016

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Don’t Let Timekeeping take up your Time!!

Cutting admin costs, preventing time theft, reducing labor costs, in depth reporting, job costing, ACA tracking, are just some of the reasons companies are switching to automated time clock systems. In this fast paced, highly regulated world, keeping track on hand written time sheets is risky business. This old way of tracking time is based … Continue reading Don’t Let Timekeeping take up your Time!!

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Are You Ready for 2016?

        National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Handbook Rule Changes It does not get closer to home for HR professionals than a business’s employee handbook. The handbook is the framework for implementing HR policy. Yet one federal agency – the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) –is taking an interest in and … Continue reading Are You Ready for 2016?

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