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HR Intel: Don’t Let #deleteuber Happen to Your Company

Every now and then a news story pops up illustrating the importance of aligning corporate, HR and PR strategies. These stories are often largely negative, painting companies in a bad light while we play Monday morning quarterback. The blood and… continue

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HR Intel: What the ‘Federal Vacuum’ Means for HR

Much of the employment-related commentary and guidance around what to expect from the Trump Administration can be summed up as follows: wait and see. I’ve been guilty of it myself with HR Intel, harping on the uncertainty that this transition… continue

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Employers and HR Should Prepare for 2017 Compliance Challenges

What are the key compliance issues facing employers in 2017? And what are the implications of a new unified Republican government in Washington DC?
With federal, state and local laws and agency actions in flux, employers need to be on… continue

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HR Intel: The Autumn of Our Discontent

The winter of 1978-79 – famously known as the Winter of Discontent – was an extremely cold one in the United Kingdom, and it wasn’t only because of the weather.
Tremendous tension between the Labour Party government and public sector… continue

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What the Trump Administration Bodes For Employers

With President-elect Donald Trump set to take office in little over a month, employers are almost certain to face a much different regulatory climate.
While Walter White, of Breaking Bad fame, may not be taking the helm of the DEA… continue

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ACA Reporting – Helping Employees Understand Their Obligations

My family loves that I have an HR background. Over the years I’ve helped with such things as preparing for job interviews, salary negotiations and helping to understand their benefit plans, so it came as no surprise when one of… continue

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An HR To-Do List for 2016: Handbooks, Posters and More

With the holiday season well underway, here are six items we think should be on every HR department’s to-do list for the new year.
1. Update Your Workplace Policies and Employee Handbooks
There have been a lot of developments at… continue

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How the ACA is Changing the Face of the Workplace

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly—and sometimes dismissively—referred to as “Obamacare” has had a significant impact on organizations and employees around the nation.
As John Greenbaum, senior vice president for Risk Strategies Company says, “A combination of several years… continue

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Supreme Court’s New Term Features Key Labor and Employment Disputes

This week marks the start of the Supreme Court’s new term. It’s been little more than three months since the Court ended its last term by legalizing same-sex marriage and rebuffing the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
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ACA Reporting Deadlines Are Just Around the Corner… Are You Ready?

Beginning in 2016, many employers will have to comply with the annual health care reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The reporting requirements promote transparency regarding health plan coverage and costs. They also provide the IRS with the… continue

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