Overview: The role of the HR professional in the workplace continues to evolve as HR laws evolve and workplace strategies adjust to changing priorities. Workforce planning, ever-changing municipal, state and federal employment laws, talent management, employee development and so much more require the continual development of HR management. Every HR professional, from the generalist to the VP, are constantly challenged to evolve with these changing priorities and evolving laws. Training, networking, and other development opportunities are vital HR management tools in filling the vital role in every workplace.
Trends: Numerous technological solutions continue to emerge and evolve to help HR with their workforce planning, talent management and employment law compliance responsibilities. Staying current with these developments and ensuring they address the needs of the employer require focus and skills that shouldn't be underestimated.
Author: Peggy Carter-Ward, Head of Content
Leaders of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) called for HR to chart a nonpartisan course in today's polarized political environment.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) stated its intention to step up involvement in all work-related legislative and policy issues at its annual Employment Law and Legislative Conference in the District of Columbia.
The US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has announced a new pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, to expedite resolution of inadvertent minimum wage and overtime violations.
Updated to include notice-posting requirements under the forthcoming Austin paid sick leave law.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has quickly become one of the most talked-about trends in recruiting, onboarding, employee engagement and even compliance.
Updated to include information on a Supreme Court decision regarding Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower protections.
Employment glossary definition of Diversity.
Employment glossary definition of Inclusion.
Updated to reflect the NLRB reverting to the Browning-Ferris joint employer test.
Updated to include information on Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, a Supreme Court case that addresses whistleblower protections.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.