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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.

FLSA Changes Delayed Through June 2017

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

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 Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, Our Blog, Our Workplace

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 Appreciation Tip of the Month: Overworking a Great Team Will Ruin It.

Posted on: September 15th, 2016 | Category: Employee Relations, Human Resources, Our Blog

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…

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Sweet Summer Roundup

Posted on: September 8th, 2016 | Category: Human Resources, News & Media, Our Blog

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…

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President Tina Hamilton, PHR, awarded 2016 Philadelphia Brava Award by SmartCEO Magazine

Posted on: August 1st, 2016 | Category: Our Blog

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…

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LGBT laws and regulations are making news. Is it time for an HR audit?

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Our Blog, Our Workplace

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…

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Employers: Are you affected? Sweeping DOL Overtime Rule Changes to Impact Over 4 Million Employees Nationwide.

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, Our Blog, Payroll/Benefits

FLSA overtime regulation changes 2015 myHR Blog

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…

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The interns are coming! The interns are coming! So do you pay them, or not?

Posted on: May 12th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, Our Blog

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…

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