Tag: rules


Pennsylvania Repeals Rule Increasing Exempt Salary Threshold

July 19, 2021


As a result of a compromise reached during recent budget negotiations, Pennsylvania repealed an administrative rule that would have substantially increased the salary threshold needed to qualify as an exempt executive, administrative and professional (EAP) employee under the Pennsylvania Minimum […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Borderless Pension Plans

April 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As organizations become more global, HR leaders face the challenge of how best to reward and protect certain groups of their international staff. Pensions and savings benefits are often tightly bound by local rules and restrictions that can exclude some […]

Research, Software

What Is the SECURE Act?

September 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

If your organization offers any type of retirement benefit, perhaps you’re already familiar with the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019. The majority of this legislation went into effect at the beginning of 2020 and […]

Workplace wellness

Examples of Costly Compliance Violations by Employees

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The word “compliance” makes many employees cringe. The term conjures up images of onerous and seemingly superfluous internal rules and regulations. But companies don’t implement compliance requirements for no reason. Developing those requirements is often time-consuming and expensive. Profit-focused private […]

Research, Software

Employment Practices Liability Insurance 101

September 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employers are typically well-versed in how to stay compliant with the rules and regulations surrounding employment. We all know not to discriminate and not to tolerate harassment. We know to have the appropriate rationale and documentation when making a termination […]

Research, Software

Impact of Supreme Court’s Two Rulings for Religious Employers

August 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases, both by 7-2 votes, involving religion’s impact on employment. First, the Court clarified the applicability of the ministerial exemption for religious schools and organizations from the federal antidiscrimination laws. Second, the […]

Research, Software

Employers Cheer New Rules for Union Elections

February 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced new rules for representation case procedures that will come as welcome news to employers. Many of the changes revise the 2014 Obama-era Board’s so-called “quickie” election rules, which imposed tight procedural deadlines […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Dangers of Unsolicited Assistance

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you’re getting more offers of help than you really want or need? That is a common experience for many employees. Not only does unsolicited help waste both the offeror’s and the […]

Research, Software

How to Take Advantage of OSHA’s ‘Employee Misconduct’ Defense

November 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many times, when employers receive an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation—if not most times—they claim it wasn’t their fault, but rather the employee did something stupid. OSHA recognizes such a defense, called the “employee misconduct” defense. It is […]

Research, Software

New to HR? Understanding Company Property

March 19, 2018

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Being in your first official business role can be extremely exciting. You’re fresh out of school and have been waiting on the moment you’ll get that “You’re Hired!” callback. You start at your new company and they hand over a […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Hire Teams

February 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Did you catch the Advisor articles about hiring entire teams? If not, you can catch up here for part 1 and here for part 2. In that article, we talked about some of the benefits of hiring entire teams instead […]