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
Effective January 1, 2015, New Hampshire employers must display this poster to notify employees of their rights with respect to equal pay and related retaliation protections.
Employers must be careful when communicating with employees during the union election process. The steps detailed in this How To provide best practices regarding how to communicate with employees in the time leading up to and during the actual election.
On Monday, January 5, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) launched its previously announced new competency-based HR certification program by opening registration for the first certification exam.
In-depth review of the spectrum of New Hampshire employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.
In addition to federal posting requirements, a New Hampshire employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace posters. This chart contains information regarding New Hampshire-specific notice posting requirements.
As mandated by the New Hampshire Department of Labor, all New Hampshire employers must post the New Hampshire Equal Pay Law Poster.
As mandated by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Wage and Workplace Standards Division, certain Connecticut employers must post the Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Poster.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Illinois employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.
With every new year, an employer should ensure compliance with changing federal and state notice posting requirements. This summary of important changes aids an employer in meeting notice posting requirements for each and every location in which it operates.
In addition to federal posting requirements, a Maryland employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace posters. This chart contains information regarding Maryland-specific notice posting requirements.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.