Every employer covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must keep certain records for each covered, nonexempt worker. Under the federal Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime regulations, employees who currently earn more than $455 per week ($23,660 annually), but less than $913 per week ($47,476 annually), need to be reclassified as nonexempt by […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, new recordkeeping laws for 2015 were presented by Attorney Usama Kahf; today, he shares more requirements to be on the lookout for.
We’re only a little over a month into 2015, and there have already been some changes to recordkeeping requirements. Recordkeeping is a cornerstone of compliance, so be prepared! Changes to safety and paid sick leave are here or forthcoming, and Attorney Usama Kahf provides the info you need to keep the right records in the […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, the 7 steps to a strategic HR assessment were presented by Lori Kleiman, SPHR; today, she elaborates on the challenges of the HR function and presents a couple of frequently asked questions and their answers.
by Molly DiBianca and Lauren Russell Delaware’s new law related to the safe destruction of documents containing personal identifying information will take effect on January 1. The law requires commercial entities to take all reasonable steps to destroy a consumer’s personal identifying information within the business’s custody and control when the information is no longer […]
Chou, who is senior practice leader, compensation, at WorldatWork, offered his tips at WorldatWork’s Total Rewards 2013 Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia. Why Key Talent Leaves Employers are always concerned about retaining top talent, says Chou, and most are getting a little more concerned as the economy brightens. However, the truth is that the job […]
USERRA Case Study 1: John Falsifies Paperwork The facts: John is a supervisory employee at a delivery company and is a longtime reservist and combat veteran. Here’s the scenario: John is told by a coworker that the company doesn’t like supervisors to serve in the reserves. His boss sends an internal e-mail that says, “John […]
Effland, a shareholder at the Indianapolis office of Ogletree Deakins PC, says that USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) offers two essential rights, the right to take leave, and the right to return. The basics of the law are: Coverage: Virtually all employers, regardless of the number of employees. Eligibility: Virtually all employees […]
[Go here for skills 1 to 5] HR Manager’s Key Skill #6—Discrete and Ethical HR professionals are the conscience of the company, as well as the keepers of confidential information. As you serve the needs of top management, you also monitor their actions toward employees to be sure that policies and regulations are followed. You […]
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