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
Updated to reflect the repeal of the Bangor Minimum Wage Ordinance.
Updated to reflect notice requirements under the state domestic violence leave law.
Effective November 26, 2017, New York City will require fast food employers to provide advance notice of work schedules to employees and to pay a schedule change premium if hours are changed after required notices, among other things.
XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer address and manage challenging summer workplace issues.
Updated to include forthcoming notice-posting requirements under the state Equal Pay Act of 2017.
Updated to incorporate withdrawal of a DOL administrator interpretation on joint employment.
Updated to reflect a forthcoming amendment related to the use of a mobile device while driving.
Updated to reflect notice-posting requirements under the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act, effective June 2, 2017.
As mandated by the Flagstaff, Arizona, Office of Labor Standards, Flagstaff employers covered by the Flagstaff Minimum Wage Ordinance must display the Flagstaff, Arizona, Minimum Wage Poster.
Updated to include Flagstaff 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.