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
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Each year brings changes in the workplace, government, society, culture, science, communications, technology and the legal and political landscape that translate into challenges and obstacles for employers. In 2020, strategic responsibilities have become increasingly challenging, specifically in recruiting and hiring and benefits.
Updated to reflect passage of the forthcoming minimum wage ordinance in Denver.
Updated to reflect a change in the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Ordinance's implementation date.
Updated to reflect information on wage theft.
Updated to reflect forthcoming Santa Rosa notice-posting requirements.
As mandated by the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, covered employers must complete the Maryland Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018 Employer Disclosure Survey.
As mandated by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, covered employers must post the San Antonio, Texas, Sick and Safe Leave Poster.
Updated to include San Antonio 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.