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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.

Think it’s going to be easier to hire quality talent in 2018? Ha! Better upgrade your recruiting efforts now.

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | Category: Applicant Attraction, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR Outsourcing, Human Resources, Legal Issues When Hiring, Our Blog, Talent Management

recruiting 2018

Thanksgiving is one week away. The holiday season will be in full swing before you know it. At work, end-of-the-year tasks are also in full swing, with a good chance of employee vacation time throwing a monkey wrench into your team’s schedule. A lot of employers think it makes sense to put their 2018 hiring…

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MODERN EMPLOYER:
Important HR lessons from Harvey Weinstein and ESPN firestorms, employee engagement and CSR programs, awards & more!

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, Our Blog, Talent Management

MODERN EMPLOYER HR News

October proved to be a very busy month in workforce news, as Harvey Weinstein and ESPN brought harassment and free speech issues into the national spotlight. Lucky for you MODERN EMPLOYER is here to keep you informed, and to offer tips and advice about employee engagement, employee satisfaction and more. We’d also like to remind…

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LESSONS FROM ESPN: Free speech and your company’s social media policy

Posted on: October 26th, 2017 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Our Blog

ESPN & social media policy issues

This fall has been fraught with free speech issues in the news. One case in particular that got a lot of attention involved ESPN sports commentator and host Jemele Hill’s politically charged tweets. The incident and how it played out in the public eye brings up an important HR issue that many employers today still…

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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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