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The US Department of Labor is not going easy on employers

December 11, 2017

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Lest you think that a change in administration from Obama to Trump has softened the government’s stance on wage violations, let me give you some new release headlines to make you think differently. From the News Releases page on the […]


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Employer pays $25K for firing worker with bipolar disorder

December 5, 2017

Via: HR Dive

The ADA requires that employers provide reasonable accommodations to workers with disabilities. This can include leave, even if an employee is not entitled to any other medical leave under an employer’s policy or the Family and Medical Leave Act, for […]


News, Research, Software

Employers Should Consider a Prescription Drug Use Policy to Avoid Lawsuits

November 27, 2017

Via: Workforce

The issue of privacy has become a matter of paramount importance in modern life, particularly with regards to medical issues. Health care professionals and their assistants are constrained from revealing a person’s medical history and treatment without the express permission […]


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No answer on legality of cutting hours under ACA: Dave & Buster’s settles ERISA suit

November 24, 2017

Via: HR Morning

If you were hoping a court ruling on a recent ERISA lawsuit involving Dave & Buster’s would offer some clarity into whether it’s legal to cut employees’ hours to avoid having them count as full-time employees under the ACA, you’re […]


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3 HR Processes Made Easier By Automation

November 21, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Paperwork has long been considered a critical component of the HR industry. For years, even the most talented professionals in the sector spent hours approving, signing, and mailing forms as part of onboarding, training and scheduling processes. However, as technology […]


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Government starting to recognize the gig economy exists

November 16, 2017

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Do you know anyone that drives for Uber? What about someone who does side jobs in areas such as small maintenance, sewing, dog-sitting, or even childcare? What about you? Do you do some consulting on the side? If the answer […]


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Drones Are Coming. Here’s How to Be Ready

November 15, 2017

Via: Ere Media

A new employee may be joining your workplace soon – the drone pilot. “Pilot” may seem like a grandiose name for someone who operates a gadget the size of a toaster, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considers them pilots […]


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5 Tips to Help Your Employees Get Through The Holidays With Less Stress

November 14, 2017

Via: Ere Media

It’s that time of year again. Time to start preparing (and indulging in) lavish meals, fighting over the last Black Friday deal, holiday parties and after holiday party, and making jolly when out of town guests arrive It’s the holiday […]


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Legal Requirements and HR Best Practices for Reintegrating Veteran Employees

November 10, 2017

Via: Spark

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (commonly referred to as USERRA) protects job rights and benefits for veteran employees by clearly defining the law and improving enforcement mechanisms related to veteran employment. Under USERRA, those who […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, News

The Automation of HR: Take Us to Your CHRO

November 9, 2017

Via: Workforce

Like past instances of human labor displacement that saw the automation of many factory jobs, white-collar executive positions are more likely to be automated in the near future. While it sounds scary, it presents a great leadership opportunity for HR. […]