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Think it’s going to be easier to hire quality talent in 2018? Ha! Better upgrade your recruiting efforts now.
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…Read More
Important HR lessons from Harvey Weinstein and ESPN firestorms, employee engagement and CSR programs, awards & more!
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
As people in Florida and other southern states prepare for Hurricane Irma, we wanted to offer a few quick links that can help employers in the area. We send our hopes and prayers to the people in the storm’s path, as well as to those in Texas who are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: The latest on FLSA overtime rule changes, AI hiring technology and other HR news, tips and trends
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…Read More
myHR Partner’s Tina Hamilton to discuss medical marijuana in the workplace at LVB’s Health Care Symposium 2017
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…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER BRIEFING: Workplace violence, FLSA overtime rule updates and other HR news, tips and trends
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…Read More
There are human resources issues out there that managers should take note of if they want to avoid regulatory issues. Here’s one that you can file under…um….gross.
Literally. You can.Read More