Walking into a new office environment feels uneasy and a bit awkward. Everyone is busy going about their business, chatting with one another, and you feel like an intruder. Hopefully, the proper on-boarding process will
The USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) released a revised version of Form I-9 on July 17, 2017. By September 18, 2017, employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 7/17/17N.
Back in May of this year, we informed you about a new overtime rule finalized by the Department of Labor. Under this rule, those who earn salaries of less than $47,476 a year would
The Department of Labor finalized a new overtime rule on May 18, 2016. Under this new rule, those who earn salaries less than $47,476 a year will automatically qualify for overtime pay of time-and-a-half if
Businesses should be aware of Proposed Department of Labor (DOL) Amendments as they relate to the compensation for exempt employees. Since 2004, the minimum salary requirements to meet the definition of exempt employees for executive,
Give employee retention a seat at the management table. The task of preserving the business’s most valuable assets, however, should not be overlooked during management discussions. That’s because there’s a direct correlation between high retention
Throughout my years of working in human resources, I have experienced a lot of confusion by executives and management as to whether an employee is classified as exempt or nonexempt (often referred to as salaried vs.
With all that we have to do in a given day, worrying about personnel files is not high on our list of priorities. Like many of us, you may find that your personnel files are
For the last few years, I have had the opportunity to recruit the new generation of professionals. This group of individuals is highly impressive. They are smart, ambitious and confident. I have personally enjoyed getting
Have you heard the expression “Happy wife, happy life”, or “If mom isn’t happy, no one is happy”? We laugh, but these statements are true. In reality all parties need to be happy in order