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HR Intel: It’s the Economy, Stupid

How ironic is it that the campaign slogan which helped propel Bill Clinton to the presidency in 1992 is now being cited as the reason his wife, Hillary Clinton, lost the election 24 years later? As they say, history often… continue

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HR Intel: Dark Joint Employer Clouds Forming for Franchises

A series of sexual harassment complaints against McDonald’s in the past month has laid the groundwork for a potential new joint employer battle for the purveyor of patties.
Fifteen unique charges have been filed with the EEOC in the last… continue

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HR Intel – The Calm Before the Wage and Hour Storm

A regular round up of news, legal trends and workplace developments to help keep HR ahead of the curve
By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about monumental changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) taking effect in December 2016, but… continue

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HR Intel – How the Job Market Tug-of-War Impacts HR

A regular round up of news, legal trends and workplace developments to help keep HR ahead of the curve.
The job market is stuck in a rut and it’s not because of people clamoring for jobs. In fact, it’s the… continue

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HR Intel: Gig Economy Clashes with Traditional Labor

A regular round up of news, legal trends and workplace developments to help keep HR ahead of the curve.
Is Uber’s recognition of the Independent Driver’s Guild (IDG) in New York a step in the right direction or an evil… continue

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HR Intel – HR Is Dead; Long Live HR

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
If you’re in HR, it won’t surprise you that industry observers have called for a transformation of HR as we know it or… continue

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HR Intel: Uber-Anxiety over Employee Classification and Overtime

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
With the public release of the new Department of Labor rule regarding employee classification and overtime around the corner, there is a lot… continue

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HR Intel: What Apple’s Fight with the Feds Means for Employers

As Apple continues its slugfest with the federal government over access to the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone (the Department of Justice now wants Apple to decrypt 12 additional iPhones for unrelated, non-terror-related crimes), employers and HR professionals should closely monitor… continue

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HR Intel – Uncle Sam Wants His Money and More…

A roundup of workplace trends and legal developments to keep HR ahead of the curve

Mega-contractor Haliburton will pay dearly for FLSA missteps, to the tune of over $18.3 million. In what the DOL said was one of the “largest… continue

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HR Intel – President Obama Weighs in on Paid Sick Leave and More…

A roundup of workplace trends and legal developments to keep HR ahead of the curve

President Obama leveraged the US Labor Day holiday to launch a new paid sick leave initiative for employees of federal contractors, aiming to cover some… continue

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