EEOC Regains Quorum, But Key Vacancies, Questions Remain

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

The Senate’s confirmation of Janet Dhillon to take a seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) means the agency has a quorum—for now—but the five-member commission still has two vacancies, and the term of one of the current members expires on July 1. Source: designer491 / iStock / Getty Dhillon, an attorney whose career has...

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Creating a Bereavement Leave Policy for Your Company

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

In a previous article, we addressed the benefits of having a bereavement leave policy. Here we examine how to craft the right type of bereavement policy for your workplace. What type of bereavement leave should you offer and how much? Who will be eligible for leave? How should employees notify you of their need for […] The post Creating a...

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Creating a Bereavement Leave Policy for Your Company

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

In a previous article, we addressed the benefits of having a bereavement leave policy. Here we examine how to craft the right type of bereavement policy for your workplace. What type of bereavement leave should you offer and how much? Who will be eligible for leave? How should employees notify you of their need for leave? Answering those types of...

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Creating a Bereavement Leave Policy for Your Company

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

In a previous article, we addressed the benefits of having a bereavement leave policy. Here we examine how to craft the right type of bereavement policy for your workplace. What type of bereavement leave should you offer and how much? Who will be eligible for leave? How should employees notify you of their need for leave? Answering those types of...

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5 Preparations to Help You Become the Best HR Manager

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

As an HR manager, you’ll be many things to many people. Keeper of records and secrets. Translator of cold and distant (and important to be followed) policies. Easer of tensions among employees and between leadership and their reports. You’ll be a safe place for team members to discuss concerns and voice complaints; a beacon who […] The...

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5 Preparations to Help You Become the Best HR Manager

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

As an HR manager, you’ll be many things to many people. Keeper of records and secrets. Translator of cold and distant (and important to be followed) policies. Easer of tensions among employees and between leadership and their reports. You’ll be a safe place for team members to discuss concerns and voice complaints; a beacon who attracts the...

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5 Preparations to Help You Become the Best HR Manager

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 04:00

As an HR manager, you’ll be many things to many people. Keeper of records and secrets. Translator of cold and distant (and important to be followed) policies. Easer of tensions among employees and between leadership and their reports. You’ll be a safe place for team members to discuss concerns and voice complaints; a beacon who attracts the...

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Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your Culture?

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

It’s no question that for most of us, what we do and where we do it are key elements of our identity. After all, if we’re working 40 hours per week, that means about half of our waking lives is spent working, and for many professionals, it’s much more—not to mention the amount of time […] The post Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your...

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Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your Culture?

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

It’s no question that for most of us, what we do and where we do it are key elements of our identity. After all, if we’re working 40 hours per week, that means about half of our waking lives is spent working, and for many professionals, it’s much more—not to mention the amount of time spent in postsecondary education learning necessary...

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Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your Culture?

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

It’s no question that for most of us, what we do and where we do it are key elements of our identity. After all, if we’re working 40 hours per week, that means about half of our waking lives is spent working, and for many professionals, it’s much more—not to mention the amount of time spent in postsecondary education learning necessary...

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New Mandatory Electronic VCP Submissions Add to IRS Online Filings

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

In 2008, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) established a voluntary program aimed at retirement plan sponsors and administrators to encourage correction and resolution of plan document or operational failures as soon as they are discovered. The Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, or “EPCRS” as it is most often called, stresses the...

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New Mandatory Electronic VCP Submissions Add to IRS Online Filings

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

In 2008, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) established a voluntary program aimed at retirement plan sponsors and administrators to encourage correction and resolution of plan document or operational failures as soon as they are discovered. The Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, or “EPCRS” as it is most often called, stresses the...

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New Mandatory Electronic VCP Submissions Add to IRS Online Filings

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

In 2008, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) established a voluntary program aimed at retirement plan sponsors and administrators to encourage correction and resolution of plan document or operational failures as soon as they are discovered. The Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, or “EPCRS” as it is most often called, stresses the...

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Effectively Managing Communication and Information

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

The efficient and effective management and distribution of information, as well as improving morale, engagement, and productivity, are hallmarks of any successful organization. Unfortunately, a lot of time and effort is wasted when parts of the organization are relying on information that is inconsistent or conflicting. It seems as though it should...

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Effectively Managing Communication and Information

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

The efficient and effective management and distribution of information, as well as improving morale, engagement, and productivity, are hallmarks of any successful organization. Unfortunately, a lot of time and effort is wasted when parts of the organization are relying on information that is inconsistent or conflicting. Source: Chuenmanuse /...

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Effectively Managing Communication and Information

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 04:00

The efficient and effective management and distribution of information, as well as improving morale, engagement, and productivity, are hallmarks of any successful organization. Unfortunately, a lot of time and effort is wasted when parts of the organization are relying on information that is inconsistent or conflicting. Source: Chuenmanuse /...

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What the New Overtime Threshold of $35,000 Means for Your Business

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released its highly anticipated proposal to change the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Placing the new threshold at $35,000 per year (or $679 per week), the proposed regulations would make over a million more workers eligible for overtime pay. What Are the Changes? Up from workers making...

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What the New Overtime Threshold of $35,000 Means for Your Business

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released its highly anticipated proposal to change the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Placing the new threshold at $35,000 per year (or $679 per week), the proposed regulations would make over a million more workers eligible for overtime pay. Source: Alex Verrone / shutterstock What Are...

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What the New Overtime Threshold of $35,000 Means for Your Business

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released its highly anticipated proposal to change the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Placing the new threshold at $35,000 per year (or $679 per week), the proposed regulations would make over a million more workers eligible for overtime pay. Source: Alex Verrone / shutterstock What Are...

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Tips from a CHRO: Creating a Robust Talent and Development Program with Purpose

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 04:00

Let’s face it: The majority of us struggle when we first try something new. In careers and in life, hard work and determination are the keys to developing passion, purpose, and meaning. Finding meaningful work is essential to feeling fulfilled at work. As Human Resources (HR) professionals, we have the unique role of helping employees...

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