If you are in the practice of sending employees on overnight business trips AND you employ new mothers AND you believe in treating your employees right we’ve got just the bird for you.
This blog is courtesy of Jennifer Ready at HK Finanical Services and the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) and can be found on the ABI website.
Top Reasons to Integrate Your 401(k) Plan with Your Payroll Provider
Combining your 401(k) plan administration...
SHRMS's third in a series of articles on meeting fall 2018 open-enrollment challenges deals with providing employees with the opportunity to tailor benefits to meet their needs.
How can customized benefits increase loyalty? Would employees pay for them on their own? Would they take a pay cut f...
This blog was written by John Monroe and Kristina Griffin at FordHarrison, which authors our "Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers" and "An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA". You can find the original blog post and their Legal Alerts on their website.
Welcome to the Holiday Season!...
So say an employee, let's call him, for purposes of this exercise, Scott Edward Nall, walks into your office to let you know he has changed his name to Optimus Prime. Do you:
snicker and ask him if his Laser Axe Hand is really made of energy
wonder why he isn't riding a dinosaur
This blog was written by Danielle Krauthamer at Fisher Phillips, which authors several of our resources. You can find the original post and the On the Front Lines newsletter on their website.
Pawternity Leave: Are Employers Barking Up the Wrong Tree With Pet-Based Leave?
We’ve all hear...
This blog was written by Judy Yi at Polsinelli. Polsinelli authors hrsimple resources in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois. You can find the original blog post and their labor and employment blog Polsinelli at Work (which is excellent) on their website.
Five Issues When An Employer Is Consi...
This blog was written by Kat Cunnignham, president of Moresource Inc., a member of the Missouri Chamber. You can find the original blog post on the mobile edition of Missouri Chamber's Missouri Business
Traditionally, most companies have offered a paid leave package to employees that diff...
This chapter provides an overview of some fringe benefits that are not among the benefits that can trigger coverage under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and are not discussed elsewhere in this book. Generally, a fringe benefit is a form of non-cash compensation paid to an emp...
(Customer) service dogs at work can work. Our authors @Littler help show how here
Fiona Ong is the author of the Maryland Human Resources manual, which can be purchased as a hard copy or online at hrsimple.com. She’s a wonderful writer and a great person to work with, so Fiona is our very first author in the HRsimple Spotlight! The HRsimple Spotlight is a new series we ar...
This blog was written by William S. Rutchow at Ogletree Deakins, author of our Model Policies and Forms for Tennessee Employers. Ogletree also authors our Massachusetts Human Resources Manual, Colorado Human Resources Manual, and Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide. You can find the original ...
Blinded by the Light
Any answer except #1, Natural light, may not be correct.
Have a good Friday.
Workplace investigations can either stall out without any clear answer, or instead succeed and lead to a conclusion, depending on the effectiveness of the interviews. However, many people conducting interviews skip simple steps at the very outset that maximize their effectiveness.
This blog was written by Zoe Argento and Julia Arnold at Littler Mendelson, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Maine Employers. You can find the original post and their Insight News & Analysis (which is excellent) on their website.
Hit the Pause Button: The Implications of...
This blog was written by Shennan Harris at Squire Patton Boggs. Shennan is a co-author of our Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide. You can find the original blog post and their Employment Law Worldview on their website.
State Law Round-Up: New Sick Leave, Sexual Harassment Laws and Othe...
This blog was written by Emma Schuering and Eric Packel at Polsinelli. Polsinelli authors hrsimple resources in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois. You can find the original blog post and their labor and employment blog Polsinelli at Work (which is excellent) on their website.