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Human Capital Management

What Is Progressive Discipline?

Progressive discipline generally begins with a conversation. This initial conversation is meant to nip any poor behavior in the bud. Often this conver...

Payroll

Can We Still Ask About Previous Salaries?

Common customer question #17: I’ve heard that some states are passing laws prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their previous salar...

Employee Benefits

Do We Pay For Worker's Comp. Meetings?

Common customer question #18: Are we required to pay a non-exempt employee for their time spent attending appointments related to a workers’ compensat...

Human Capital Management

What Are the Requirements for Unpaid Internships?

Common customer question #15: What requirements do I have to meet to hire unpaid interns? When you sign up, the director of their program will send yo...

Employee Benefits

Reminder: EEO-1 Report Due September 30!

What is an EEO-1 Report? When is it due? According to the EEOC Commission, the EEO-1 Report is a compliance survey mandated by federal statute and reg...

Employee Benefits

Are We Allowed To Ask Employees About Previous Worker's Comp?

Common customer question #16: Are we allowed to ask about an applicant's previous work-related injuries and workers' compensation history during an in...

ACA Compliance

Federal Law Alert: OSHA Rule Changes

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new final rule revising its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Il...

Human Capital Management

How Do Introductory Periods Work?

Common customer question #12 What is an introductory period and how does it work? An introductory period is a period of time put in place for an emplo...

Common Questions

Should We Reduce An Employee’s Hours As A Disciplinary Measure?

Common customer question #14: Should I reduce an employee's hours as a disciplinary measure? I do not recommend reducing hours as a disciplinary measu...

Common Questions

Employee Behavior At Non-work Events

Common Customer Question #11: Can we tell employees how they have to behave at non-work events? We’re trying to prevent harassment from occurring outs...

Common Questions

How Do I Handle Employees that Complain About Another?

Common Customer Question #12: We have an employee with a disfigured hand. It doesn’t affect his work or otherwise bother him, but other employees have...

Common Questions

How Should Businesses Handle Pokémon Go?

Pokémon Go is a free-to-play game for iOS and Android devices, which has exploded in popularity among individuals of all ages since its debut. It has...