Video: Advantages for Employers who Provide Paid Leave

By Charlie Plumb, McAfee &Taft What are the benefits for employers who provide paid leave for their employees? In this video, attorney Charlie Plumb of McAfee & Taft explains the advantages for employers to an audience of HR professionals and employers at BLR’s recent Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) in Las Vegas. Read More

Video: Why Should Employers Consider Offering Paid Leave?

By Charlie Plumb, McAfee &Taft Why is paid leave such a hot topic for employers? Why should employers consider offering paid leave to employees even when they are not legally obligated to do so? Is a federal paid leave law in our future? In this video, attorney Charlie Plumb of McAfee &Taft discusses this topic […]

Video: White Collar Exemptions from Overtime Explained

By Kara Shea, Butler & Snow What are the requirements for employees to fall under one of the white collar exemptions from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? In this video, Kara Shea, an attorney with Butler Snow, explains the criteria before an audience at BLR’s recent Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS). Read […]

FMLA Training Scenario Video: DOL Investigation Goes Wrong

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as you know if you’re an HR professional or employer, is one of the trickiest aspects of personnel management. In this video training series, we examine scenarios with FMLA implications similar to what your supervisors or managers could face. Then, BLR’s FMLA expert Susan Schoenfeld explains whether the […]

3 Flaws of Employee Engagement Video: Flaw #2—Perfect Environments Drive Engagement

Why do so many employee engagement initiatives fail? Nicole Price of Cy Wakeman explains that there are three key reasons based on faulty assumptions made by employers. In this video, Price discusses the 2nd flaw—thinking that perfecting employee circumstances will drive engagement—during a session at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS).

How HR Can Make Employee Benefits Communications More Effective

With benefits accounting for 30% of compensation spending for most organizations, employers want to make sure their return on investment (ROI) is as high as possible, and want employees to understand–and appreciate–the value of their benefits. In this video, Carla McCormick, Vice President of Health Management Solutions for Fallon Benefits Group, provides HR professionals with […]

Video: Employee FMLA Recertification Requests–Know the Rules

By: Susan Schoenfeld, JD Once the need for FMLA intermittent leave has been certified, when can an employer ask for new or additional medical certification? Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld explains the rules in this video—as well as the three circumstances that create exceptions to the rules. Read more.

What You Need to Know about DOL’s Proposed Overtime Regulations

In this video, BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince, JD, provides employers with what they need to know about the proposed overtime regulations, the first proposed major changes in 10 years. Watch the video below (transcript available here), and then use BLR’s new Proposed Overtime Rules Calculator to determine how the proposed changes will affect your […]

Social Media Background Checks

Should HR managers conduct background checks on Google, Facebook, and other websites? Recruiting Daily Advisor editor Stephen Bruce examines the risks and benefits of social media background checks in this HR Compliance Corner video blog.