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HOTLINE SERVICES: They’re good for employers…and academic administrations too!

Posted on: November 17th, 2016 | Category: Employee Hotline Services, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, myHR Blog, myLink Hotline Services

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Did you know that one of the really fun things we get to do here at myHR Blog is read articles about Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announcements? #thatwassarcasm Seriously though, we love our readers and so we do keep up to date on important issues. Especially when it helps demonstrate the value of a…

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FLSA Regulations 21 Days Away Despite Attempts to Delay

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, myHR Blog, Payroll/Benefits

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T minus 21 days, folks.   That’s just three weeks until the rule changes set by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) in its final rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations go into effect. This is despite attempts at the end of September to delay the start with a bill…

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Employee Appreciation Ideas: Encourage Employee Feedback

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, myHR Blog, Talent Management

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We here at myHR Partner are ever vigilant for stories about companies that are rocking their employee appreciation programs. For example, we love to hear about those employers who slay it on Employee Appreciation Day. (FYI: It’s going to be Friday, March 3 in 2017. Mark your calendars, folks!) In this post, however, we want…

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Medical Marijuana Employment: What you Should Know

Posted on: October 17th, 2016 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, myHR Blog

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Last Thursday, our president Tina Hamilton, PHR, was an expert panelist at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Healthcare Summit at DeSales University. She was asked to participate in a symposium on what employers need to know about medical marijuana in the workplace. Employees who use it are a new protected class…

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BambooHR Human Resource Information System Partnership

Posted on: October 6th, 2016 | Category: hiring process, HRIS, Human Resources, myHR Blog, myHR DirectLink

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We’ve got big news! OK, not like first-moon-landing or woman-invents-sliced-bread big news, but it is a big deal—especially if you have a workforce to manage and a business to run, but only 24 hours in a day. You see, we’re augmenting our revolutionary myHR DirectLink outsourcing services with BambooHR human resources information system (HRIS) software…

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FLSA Changes Delayed Through June 2017

Posted on: October 4th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, myHR Blog

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On September 28, 2016, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would delay by six months the effective date of the United States Department of Labor‘s (DOL’s) new FLSA overtime regulations, reports the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). The move came after small businesses argued that the original deadline of December 1, 2016…

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Will a new bill to prohibit asking about salary history hurt companies and job candidates?

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, HR Audits, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, myHR Blog

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In mid September, a bill was introduced to Congress that is meant to combat pay inequality facing women and minorities. SHRM Online reported that the Pay Equity for All Act of 2016 (H.R. 6030) would allow the U.S. Department of Labor to assess huge fines against employers who violate the law by asking questions about…

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT TIP OF THE MONTH: Can Blind “Friendship Dates” Create a More Engaged Workforce?

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 | Category: Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, myHR Blog, Talent Management

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Raise your hand if you have ever been on a blind date. (Figuratively, please. You are reading an HR blog post that is about to take a strange twist. Raising your hand for real right now will cause the people around you to look at you funny.) Lots of us have been on blind dates.…

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