All Items: HR Management

  • New York Employer Alert: Haynes and Boone Offers Insights on Recent Legal Developments

    Date:
    08 August 2014

    New York has long been among the most active states when it comes to employment law. Jason Habinsky, a member of the labor and employment department at Haynes and Boone, LLP discusses recent changes in the law plus other key challenges affecting New York employers.

  • Morris County SHRM's 7th Annual Employment Law Symposium Examines Myriad Workplace Issues

    Date:
    29 July 2014

    On Thursday, July 24, the Morris County Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (MC SHRM) held its seventh annual Employment Law Symposium, presented in collaboration with Fisher and Phillips, LLP.

  • IRS Releases Draft Forms for ACA Employer Reporting Requirements

    Date:
    28 July 2014

    The IRS released drafts of the forms employers will use to report annually on the health care coverage they offer to their employees as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • Noel Canning: Supreme Court Invalidates President's NLRB Recess Appointments

    Date:
    27 June 2014

    The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Noel Canning v. NLRB that President Obama's three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in January 2012 are invalid and unconstitutional. This decision is critical for employers because, by concluding that the President lacked the power to make the three recess appointments to the NLRB, the NLRB lacked the legal authority to issue over 800 (including several controversial) decisions that affect both union and non-union workplaces.

  • Supreme Court Narrows ERISA Plan Fiduciaries' Defenses in Employee Class Actions

    Date:
    25 June 2014

    A unanimous Supreme Court in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer has reversed the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals - with ramifications for employers that offer a defined-contribution retirement savings plan with investment options in an "employee stock ownership plan" (ESOP). In its decision, the Supreme Court resolves a split among the federal circuits by eliminating the special presumption of prudence to which ESOP fiduciaries had been entitled.

  • SHRM Releases HR Certification Program Details

    Date:
    19 June 2014

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) releases details about its new competency-based HR certification program, including the names of the two new certification levels, eligibility requirements and timing for applying for the exam or taking the tutorial.

  • SEC Brings First Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Enforcement Action

    Date:
    18 June 2014

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled the first case brought under its new authority to bring anti-retaliation enforcement actions against a NY-based hedge fund advisory firm. The firm's owner was also charged with conducting conflicted transactions.

  • Considering an HR Career? 'Follow Your Passion', Experienced HR Pros Say

    Date:
    05 June 2014

    This report is based on the findings of an XpertHR survey of 231 experienced HR professionals working in organizations large and small across the US and in all sectors of the economy.

  • Massachusetts Employer Alert: Morgan Lewis Discusses Legal Trends

    Date:
    04 June 2014

    Massachusetts employers must be on constant alert for changes in the state's employment law landscape. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, shares their legal and professional insights with XpertHR into the legal trends affecting Massachusetts employers.

  • Business World Sees Value of HR, XpertHR Research Reveals

    Date:
    29 May 2014

    This report is based on the findings of an XpertHR survey of 231 experienced HR professionals working in organizations large and small across the US and in all sectors of the economy.

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