Guidance on HR Management & Professional Development

Editor's Note: Evolving laws and technologies challenge HR professionals.

Peggy Carter-WardOverview: 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

Latest items in HR Management

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    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    This section helps HR professionals understand how a union is formed, including the secret ballot election process conducted by the National Labor Relations Board; strategies for employers for preventing and/or handling a union organizing campaign in the workplace; and discusses "Right to Work" states and union decertifications.

  • Pittsburgh Passes Paid Sick Leave Law: Employment Law Manual, Quick Reference Chart Updated

    Date:
    25 August 2015
    Type:
    Editor's Choice

    Pittsburgh has passed a paid sick leave law that applies to all private employers doing business within the city. It will take effect 90 days after the city publishes implementing regulations.

  • Employee Communications: New Mexico

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of New Mexico employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.

  • Employee Communications: Pennsylvania

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Pennsylvania employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.

  • IRS Issues Draft 2015 Instructions for ACA Reporting Forms

    Date:
    20 August 2015
    Type:
    News

    The IRS has issued draft 2015 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, which employers are required to complete and file with the IRS to report on the terms and conditions of the health care coverage offered to their employees, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Internal Revenue Code (IRC) § 6055 and § 6056. Draft Instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B have also been issued; these forms are used to report information to the IRS on each individual to whom minimum essential coverage was provided.

  • Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Return

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Applicable large employers subject to the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility mandate must report the terms and conditions of health care coverage offered to full-time employees on Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C.

  • Form 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Applicable large employers subject to the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility mandate must report the terms and conditions of health care coverage offered to full-time employees on Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C.

  • Form 1095-B, Health Coverage Information Return

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Under the Affordable Care Act, self-insured employers that are not applicable large employers and health insurance issuers, government agencies and other health coverage providers must report on individuals covered by minimum essential coverage on Forms 1094-B and 1095-B.

  • Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Under the Affordable Care Act, self-insured employers that are not applicable large employers and health insurance issuers, government agencies and other health coverage providers must report on individuals covered by minimum essential coverage on Forms 1094-B and 1095-B.

  • Employee Communications: Delaware

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Delaware employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.

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Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.