Tag: HR management and compliance

HR Query: Staying Compliant with PUMP and PWFA

Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]

How Layoffs Impact the PERM Process: Employer Considerations

While businesses typically take extensive steps to avoid layoffs, they’re unfortunately part of the business life cycle. As the United States has had a recent uptick in layoffs across various industries, employers should be aware of the potential impact to their permanent residence (green card) immigration programs.  The PERM (or labor certification) application is one […]

AI: Is It Helping or Hurting Businesses in the Quest to Stay Compliant?

The business world is currently abuzz with talk about artificial intelligence (AI). With incredibly intuitive tools such as ChatGPT making headlines outside of traditional tech circles, many businesses are wondering how they can integrate AI into their processes and whether it will help with or hinder their compliance efforts.  AI is a powerful tool that […]