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Host of New Employment Laws Ring in the New Year

Deregulation may be in the air at the federal level, but that’s certainly not the case in many states. As the calendar turned to 2017, a host of new state employment laws took effect which go well beyond federal requirements.… continue

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HR Intel: The New Economic Normal

As the future of the US continues to take shape, daily developments tend to raise more questions than they answer. Historically, economists say that uncertainty is bad for the economy, but uber-successful investors like Warren Buffett say that fear and… continue

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Employee Handbooks: Managing State and Municipal Employment Laws

Running a business and managing employees can be extremely challenging – especially when an employer and HR need to comply with federal, state and municipal requirements.
An employer must stay on track and manage the unique interplay of a myriad… continue

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Paid Sick Leave Laws Continue to Spread Across US

The rapid rise of paid sick leave laws continues to be one of the most significant trends affecting employers today. While there are no federal requirements for private employers to provide paid sick leave, a number of states and municipalities… continue

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Why New York Employers Need to Get Ready for Changes

New York may be leading the way when it comes to new laws affecting the workplace. Today, the Women’s Equality Act takes effect in New York State, an employment law aiming to increase opportunities and benefits for women in the… continue

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“I Have a Dream” of Workplace Diversity – 6 Laws Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…I have a dream that my four… continue

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10 Challenging Issues Employers Will Face in 2016

In the past year, a host of court cases, legislation and regulatory actions have questioned the very nature of who is considered an employer and who is considered an employee along with what rights and benefits employees should be entitled… continue

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HR Intel – HR is the First Line of Defense in the War Against Workplace Violence and More…

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
Last week’s mass murder at a Southern California office holiday party represents one of the worst workplace violence incidents in US history. Only… continue

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HR Intel – Be Thankful if You’re Not a Joint Employer and More…

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
The NLRB’s joint employer ruling is still hanging over employers’ heads, but at least one employer can be thankful entering this holiday season. … continue

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HR Intel – Silicon Valley Gets HR Makeover and More…

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

Mergers, acquisitions and corporate transformations continue to steal the show.  Since we covered the largest beer deal ever in our last HR Intel post,… continue

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