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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…Read More
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…Read More
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.…Read More
This is a myHR Partner public service announcement: Stop overworking your employees. Seriously, just stop. We are not talking about the emergency, short-term and rare stints where all hands are on deck until the ship is righted again. Times like that happen, and employees usually rally behind their leadership when they do. But these…Read More
With Labor Day weekend behind us and kids everywhere donning their best back-to-school duds, we bid a fond adieu to summer. We here at myHR Partner are not going to be sad about the end of the season, but rather thankful for the beach days, poolside lounging, barbecues and family vacations that we enjoyed. And…Read More
On July 12, 2016, myHR Partner President Tina Hamilton, PHR, was bestowed the prestigious Philadelphia Brava Award from SmartCEO Magazine at an awards gala held in the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The awards program celebrates high-impact female business leaders. The selection of honorees is done by an independent committee of local business leaders and…Read More
myHR Partner and our president, Tina Hamilton, PHR, are back in the news today with a great interview in a Fast Company Magazine online article entitled “These Six Companies Are Tackling The Summer Slump In Unique Ways” by writer Stephanie Vozza. The article profiled six companies from all across the country that have found creative…Read More
States all over the country are dealing with legislation regarding sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Most notably, North Carolina enacted a new law that prevents the state’s cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. It instead imposes statewide standards that leave out both sexual orientation and gender identity. In March, Georgia, Governor…Read More
Employers: Are you affected? Sweeping DOL Overtime Rule Changes to Impact Over 4 Million Employees Nationwide.
It’s finally happened. Yesterday, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. And they are big changes. According to Fast Company, the percentage of full-time salaried employees that will now be eligible for overtime pay will jump from 7% to 35%. The DOL estimates…Read More
So do you pay them, or not? 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…Read More