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We know it’s incredibly tough to keep up with all of the changes affecting HR. That’s why we write Modern Employer. Our blog is a great resource for HR news, information and advice. Our goal is to give you insight and direction so your organization can stay one step ahead.

MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Workplace violence, FLSA overtime rule updates and other HR news, tips and trends

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

MODERN EMPLOYER HR News

Here’s your June briefing of HR news and information that impact your workforce—and your bottom line. HEADLINES & HR: workplace violence It has been a while since we last wrote about workplace violence. Sadly, the recent mass shootings in Orlando and San Francisco have brought the issue back into the national spotlight. It also has…

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FLSA OVERTIME RULE UPDATE: What employers need to know right now

Posted on: May 11th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, Our Blog

FLSA overtime regulation changes 2015 myHR Blog

What’s going on with the delayed FLSA overtime rule changes put on hold six months ago? It’s been three months since our last update on what has happened since the U.S. District Court in Texas handed down a last-minute injunction of the landmark 2016 Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule changes. These changes were set…

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Intern season is almost here. Should you pay them, or not?

Posted on: April 13th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources

In a few weeks’ time, the spring semester at most colleges and universities will be over, and students will begin the time-honored tradition of interning at businesses and organizations across the country. They will bring to our workforces their eagerness to learn, their boundless enthusiasm and their willingness to work hard in order to experience…

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Medical marijuana and the workplace: what you need to know

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Our Blog

Pot. It’s not just for stoners anymore. And with all the new and revised medical marijuana laws across the country, it’s easy to see why employers are left scratching their heads about how to adapt their policies and procedures. We thought it would be useful to remind our readers about the hazy pitfalls that employers…

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What to Expect from the Delayed FLSA Changes Three Months Later

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, News & Media, Our Blog

What are Employers Supposed to do Now About FLSA Changes? Aren’t there still state and local laws to watch for now too? It’s been three months and a “yuge” administration change has taken place since a U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas handed down a last-minute injunction of the landmark 2016 Department…

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What You Need to Know About the Salary History Ban

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, Our Blog

Back in December, we blogged about how Philadelphia was the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. A lot has happened in the news regarding this type of regulation since then, and we wanted to update you on where things stand as of now. NATIONALLY: Last September,…

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Philadelphia to be the first U.S. city to prohibit asking job candidates about salary history—is your city next?

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

On Friday, we issued a news alert on social media about how Philadelphia will soon be the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. According to an article published on Philly.com, City Council passed the legislation last Thursday, and Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill into…

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THE MORNING CALL: myHR Partner offers expert commentary on last-minute court block of overtime rule change

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, News & Media, Our Blog

myHR Partner President Tina Hamilton, PHR weighed in as one of several experts commenting in an article in The Morning Call on recent a last-minute injunction by a U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas of the Department of Labor‘s (DOL) overtime rule changes. These changes were set to go into effect this…

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Our best HR blog posts of 2016, part I

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR DirectLink Service, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

Wow! Is it December already? We would like to ring out the year by sharing our most memorable HR blog posts from 2016. We covered so many great topics and events over the last 12 months, and we are ready to cover whatever 2017 has in store for modern employers and managers like you. Please…

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