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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.

The Pay Equity for All Act: What’s going on with it, and what employers need to know right now

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, hiring process, Our Blog

It’s September 2017. Do you know if you can still ask job candidates about their salary history or not? As we promised back in February of this year, we are keeping tabs on the progress of the Pay Equity for All Act of 2016 (H.R. 6030). It was legislation introduced during the Obama administration aimed…

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Considering a PEO? Be sure to consider their potential pitfalls too.

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Outsourcing, HR Support & Project Work, Human Resources, myHR DirectLink, Our Blog, Payroll/Benefits

EEOC, FLMA, FLSA, ACA, ADA, DOL, DACA…employers sure do have to deal with a ton of abbreviated terms just to get through their human resources functions. It’s as if you need a cheat sheet of terms just to have a basic conversation about HR. (Good grief! Yet another acronym!) We’d like to take this opportunity…

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MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: The latest on FLSA overtime rule changes, AI hiring technology and other HR news, tips and trends

Posted on: July 27th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog

MODERN EMPLOYER HR News

It’s the end of July already? Time sure flies when you’re writing a human resources blog! Here’s your monthly briefing of HR news and information that impact your workforce—and your bottom line.   FLSA OVERTIME RULE UPDATE: The White House makes a move Just this week, the White House pushed forward a bid to undo…

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myHR Partner’s Tina Hamilton to discuss medical marijuana in the workplace at LVB’s Health Care Symposium 2017

Posted on: July 13th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, News & Media, Our Blog

Tina I. Hamilton, PHR, president of myHR Partner

  On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, myHR Partner President Tina Hamilton, PHR, will be part of a very informative panel discussion about medical marijuana in the workplace. The session “The Legalization of Medical Marijuana and What it Means for Your Business” is part of Health Care Symposium 2017, a Lehigh Valley Business program. Held at…

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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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