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Employee Benefits — An Employer's Guide—Online Only

From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide covers what you need to know to stay in compliance. This guide covers questions such as:

• Are my benefits plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act?
• How will the Health Care Reform Act...More product details

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Benefits take many forms, from simple holiday pay to complicated pension plans, this guide is intended to provide a well-rounded overview of the complex principal laws that apply when an employer provides benefits for its employees. 

From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide covers what you need to know to stay in compliance. This guide covers questions such as:

• Are my benefits plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act?
• How will the Health Care Reform Act affect my coverage?
• When should severance be paid?

Providing your employees with benefits can open you up to discrimination claims under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA). That’s why this publication includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, and a break down of benefit types to keep your business out of trouble. 

Employee Benefits — An Employer's Guide employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Employee Benefits — An Employer's Guide

Brand new 2022 publication releasing in January. 

From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide covers what you need to know to stay in compliance. This guide covers questions such as:

• Are my benefits plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act?
... More product details

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Benefits take many forms, from simple holiday pay to complicated pension plans, this guide is intended to provide a well-rounded overview of the complex principal laws that apply when an employer provides benefits for its employees. 

Brand new 2022 publication releasing in January. 

From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide covers what you need to know to stay in compliance. This guide covers questions such as:

• Are my benefits plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act?
• How will the Health Care Reform Act affect my coverage?
• When should severance be paid?

Providing your employees with benefits can open you up to discrimination claims under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA). That’s why this publication includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, and a break down of benefit types to keep your business out of trouble. 

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify

Completing the Form I-9 is a crucial step in the employment process, but one that is riddled with pitfalls for employers. Have you ever asked a question like this:

• Where do I get the I-9 form?
• Which documents can be used to complete the I-9? Passports?... More product details

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This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your workers and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

Completing the Form I-9 is a crucial step in the employment process, but one that is riddled with pitfalls for employers. Have you ever asked a question like this:

• Where do I get the I-9 form?
• Which documents can be used to complete the I-9? Passports? Driver’s licenses? Do they count?
• How can I be sure that I am filling the form out correctly? 

This publication also includes important information on other employment verification issues. Check out these topics if you are unfamiliar with employment verification or want to brush up on what’s important:

• Have all of your employees hired after November 6, 1986, completed I-9 Forms, and do you have the I-9 Form for each current employee?
• Do you know what to do if an immigration officer has a warrant for the arrest of an employee? 
• Do you inform an employee of a Further Action Notice and give an opportunity to contest? 

 

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Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide

Brand new 2022 publication - Release date March 2022. 

This manual focuses on all of these wage-related issues, providing 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as: 

Covered and exempt employees
• Exempt vs. non-exempt employees
• Classifying trainees and interns
• Commonly asked questions... More product details

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The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can quickly snowball into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much to pay – there are so many questions that employers have to answer. 

Brand new 2022 publication - Release date March 2022. 

This manual focuses on all of these wage-related issues, providing 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as: 

Covered and exempt employees
• Exempt vs. non-exempt employees
• Classifying trainees and interns
• Commonly asked questions and answers 

Determining work time
• Defining “hours worked”
• Rest and meal periods
• How to record work time

Overtime compensation
• Computation of overtime compensation
• Exemptions from overtime
• Unauthorized overtime

In addition to in-depth material concerning the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), this guide is complete with state-by-state charts breaking down specific, local regulations. Check out tables detailing:

• State minimum wage amounts
• State payment of wages (including payment of final wages)
• State direct deposit regulations

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2022
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Squire Patton Boggs
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Jill S. Kirila, Meghan E. Hill, Shennan Harris
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An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA

“The Family Medical Leave Act has more exceptions than a Groupon”  - Seth Meyers

Do you know how to figure out if an employee has a legitimate “Record of Impairment?”

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This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

“The Family Medical Leave Act has more exceptions than a Groupon”  - Seth Meyers

Do you know how to figure out if an employee has a legitimate “Record of Impairment?”

Are your job descriptions accurate when it comes to the “essential functions” of the job, and what that means for you?

How about your liability when it comes to managing a leave of absence for a new parent?

Well My Friend…

You had better get it right!I don’t need to tell youthat the FMLA and the ADA are two of trickiest docs to interpret. - Non-compliance carries harsh legal penalties, and there are thousands of costly cases being argued in court this very day…

( No wonder Seth Meyer’s compared it to Groupon … if there weren’t a joke in there somewhere, we’d all go mad, right? )

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  • ENSURE PROPER HIRING PRACTICES
  • UNDERSTAND YOUR BUSINESS’ RESPONSIBILITIES CLEARLY
  • AVOID HR MELTDOWN SYNDROME (Usually Associated With Excessive Consumption Of Confusing Legal Jargon)

AN EMPLOYER’S GUIDE TO FMLA and ADA from HRSimple gives you 21 extensive and accessible chapters that detail every aspect of FMLA and ADA compliance for businesses of all sizes.  

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Explore our handy and “HR-Friendly” features to get a “SNAPSHOT” of your FMLA and ADA challenges, and know how your business needs to operate in every emergent situation.

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Trust Your Informationis compiled, written, updated, and (smirk) translated, by a well-credentialed team of practicing Attorneys, and licensed by your state’s business association.

Our guide to FMLA and ADA is the most Comprehensive, Plain-English guide that your HR Department is likely to encounter, anywhere!  -  And clients from Pro Sport Teams, to Mom-and-Pop Stores put their trust in us year after year for that exact reason.  

Order with Confidence! -  Don’t risk HRMS (HR Meltdown Syndrome) – Believe me… you’ve got no idea how that’s covered in the FMLA and ADA … but we do!

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An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA —Online Only

• Who is eligible for medical leave?
• What constitutes a disability?
• Which documentation can I request from an employee seeking medical leave?
• What if I can not afford to accommodate a disability? 
• Which forms need to be completed for military family leave?

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This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will help you answer questions such as:

• Who is eligible for medical leave?
• What constitutes a disability?
• Which documentation can I request from an employee seeking medical leave?
• What if I can not afford to accommodate a disability? 
• Which forms need to be completed for military family leave?

This publication also includes important information on other leave and disability issues such as:

• Do same-sex domestic partners qualify for family medical leave?
• Do I need to keep medical records separate from other employee files?
• Am I properly displaying all FMLA posters?
• What pre-employment questions are considered discriminatory?

Publication Year
2022
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Ford & Harrison LLP
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Nancy Van der Veer Holt
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Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify—Online Only

Completing the Form I-9 is a crucial step in the employment process, but one that is riddled with pitfalls for employers. Have you ever asked a question like this:

• Where do I get the I-9 form?
• Which documents can be used to complete the I-9? Passports? Driver’s...More product details

Digital Product

$34.50

Description

This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your workers and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

Completing the Form I-9 is a crucial step in the employment process, but one that is riddled with pitfalls for employers. Have you ever asked a question like this:

• Where do I get the I-9 form?
• Which documents can be used to complete the I-9? Passports? Driver’s licenses? Do they count?
• How can I be sure that I am filling the form out correctly? 

This publication also includes important information on other employment verification issues. Check out these topics if you are unfamiliar with employment verification or want to brush up on what’s important:

• Have all of your employees hired after November 6, 1986, completed I-9 Forms, and do you have the I-9 Form for each current employee?
• Do you know what to do if an immigration officer has a warrant for the arrest of an employee? 
• Do you inform an employee of a Further Action Notice and give an opportunity to contest? 

 

Publication Year
2022
Law Firm
Messner Reeves, LLP
Authors
Daniel Marks, David A. Selden, Heidi Nunn-Gilman, Julie A. Pace, Mason J. McCarty
Customer Service M-F
(866) 439-2227
info@hrsimple.com
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Workplace Safety and Health—Online Only employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Workplace Safety and Health—Online Only

This book covers topics such as: 

• Recordkeeping requirements
• Reporting requirements
• Inspections
• Citations and civil penalties
• Affirmative defenses 
• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program

In addition to 14 in-depth chapters, the guide provides 31 appendices to help employers...More product details

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The Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual is the essential guide to understanding the OSH Act, OSHA standards, and employer obligations associated with safety and health in the workplace.

This book covers topics such as: 

• Recordkeeping requirements
• Reporting requirements
• Inspections
• Citations and civil penalties
• Affirmative defenses 
• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program

In addition to 14 in-depth chapters, the guide provides 31 appendices to help employers stay in compliance with the OSH Act, including:

• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program
• Safety and inspection checklists
• Model hazard communication and lockout/tagout programs
• Sample forms (OSHA Form 300 and hazard assessment)
• State-specific contact information 
• Emergency action plan
• U.S. Department of Labor regional OSHA offices 

This publication was written by Ed Foulke, Jr., a partner with Fisher & Phillips LLP and former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Washington, DC.

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2022
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Fisher & Phillips LLP
Authors
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
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Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers—Online Only

This manual focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as:

Pre-employment issues

  • Crafting a task-focused job advertisement
  • Handling applications

Interviews

  • Sample questions and what to avoid asking about
  • ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation

Employee...More product details

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Hiring, firing, and discipline: three topics that affect every employer, no matter the size. Your employees are your greatest resource – however, they also represent a potential source of numerous liability concerns.

This manual focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as:

Pre-employment issues

  • Crafting a task-focused job advertisement
  • Handling applications

Interviews

  • Sample questions and what to avoid asking about
  • ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation

Employee personnel files

  • Separation of medical paperwork
  • Employee access

Discipline and termination

  • Performance appraisals and progressive discipline
  • Tips for a risk-free termination meeting

Publication Year
2022
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Ford & Harrison LLP
Authors
Frank L. Day, Jr., Mollie K. Wildmann
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Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers

Brand new 2022 publication - RELEASED March 2022. 

This manual focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as:

Pre-employment issues

  • Crafting a task-focused job advertisement
  • Handling applications

Interviews

  • Sample questions and what to avoid... More product details

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    $69.00

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Hiring, firing, and discipline: three topics that affect every employer, no matter the size. Your employees are your greatest resource – however, they also represent a potential source of numerous liability concerns.

Brand new 2022 publication - RELEASED March 2022. 

This manual focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as:

Pre-employment issues

  • Crafting a task-focused job advertisement
  • Handling applications

Interviews

  • Sample questions and what to avoid asking about
  • ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation

Employee personnel files

  • Separation of medical paperwork
  • Employee access

Discipline and termination

  • Performance appraisals and progressive discipline
  • Tips for a risk-free termination meeting

Publication Year
2022
Law Firm
Ford & Harrison LLP
Authors
Frank L. Day, Jr., Mollie K. Wildmann
Customer Service M-F
(866) 439-2227
info@hrsimple.com
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Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide—Online Only employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide—Online Only

The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can quickly snowball into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much...More product details

Digital Product

$34.50

Description

The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can quickly snowball into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much to pay – there are so many questions that employers have to answer. 

The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can quickly snowball into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much to pay – there are so many questions that employers have to answer. 

This manual focuses on all of these wage-related issues, providing 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as: 

Covered and exempt employees
• Exempt vs. non-exempt employees
• Classifying trainees and interns
• Commonly asked questions and answers 

Determining work time
• Defining “hours worked”
• Rest and meal periods
• How to record work time

Overtime compensation
• Computation of overtime compensation
• Exemptions from overtime
• Unauthorized overtime

In addition to in-depth material concerning the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), this guide is complete with state-by-state charts breaking down specific, local regulations. Check out tables detailing:

• State minimum wage amounts
• State payment of wages (including payment of final wages)
• State direct deposit regulations

Publication Year
2022
Law Firm
Squire Patton Boggs
Authors
Jill S. Kirila, Meghan E. Hill, Shennan Harris
Customer Service M-F
(866) 439-2227
info@hrsimple.com
Return Policy

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Workplace Safety and Health employment law image, remote work, labor laws, employment laws, right to work, order of protection, minimum wage

Workplace Safety and Health

Brand new 2022 publication - released March 2022. 

This book covers topics such as: 

• Recordkeeping requirements
• Reporting requirements
• Inspections
• Citations and civil penalties
• Affirmative defenses 
• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program

In addition to 14 in-depth... More product details

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$69.00

Description

The Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual is the essential guide to understanding the OSH Act, OSHA standards, and employer obligations associated with safety and health in the workplace.

Brand new 2022 publication - released March 2022. 

This book covers topics such as: 

• Recordkeeping requirements
• Reporting requirements
• Inspections
• Citations and civil penalties
• Affirmative defenses 
• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program

In addition to 14 in-depth chapters, the guide provides 31 appendices to help employers stay in compliance with the OSH Act, including:

• Development of a comprehensive health and safety program
• Safety and inspection checklists
• Model hazard communication and lockout/tagout programs
• Sample forms (OSHA Form 300 and hazard assessment)
• State-specific contact information 
• Emergency action plan
• U.S. Department of Labor regional OSHA offices 

This publication was written by Ed Foulke, Jr., a partner with Fisher & Phillips LLP and former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Washington, DC.

Publication Year
2022
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Fisher & Phillips LLP
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Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
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For more than 25 years, ACCR has worked with State Chambers of Commerce and Associations of Business and Industry across the country. Our goal is to provide employers and HR professionals with the resources they need to stay in compliance with the rapidly changing world of employment laws and regulations. Our manuals tell you:

  • what to do
  • how to do it
  • and a little bit of why.

No legalese, no endless strings of case citations…our guidebooks simply get you the answers you need, so that you can get back to business.

If seeing is believing, come explore our Publications section and READ A CHAPTER from a book written specifically for your state.

OUR HISTORY

In the early 1980’s, Dick Apland, the godfather of ACCR, worked for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. He found the Chamber struggling as they attempted to sustain themselves on member dues alone. He then came up with a few ideas for non-dues programs – which today we call the affinity programs.

After offering programs like deals on rental cars, seminars, insurance, and human resources books, the Illinois Chamber started to see their revenue increase, which further financed the ways they could support their members. Other Chambers saw the growing success of the Illinois Chamber and its member’s businesses and Dick Apland became the Johnny Appleseed of non-dues income, spreading the word by visiting Chambers across the country and showing them how he’d planted success with the affinity programs.

These programs wouldn’t run themselves and many Chambers found they didn’t have the manpower to implement and market the programs. So Dick started a company, Apland + Associates, that made the affinity programs available on a turn-key basis. Now the Chambers could still provide access to money-saving programs without having to add any staff.

Dick also saw the need for adding new staff. Within a few years, he would have a family-run business, as his two sons, Brad and Scott, and two daughters, Kari and Kelly, joined the team. Although the affinity programs were up and running well, they soon discovered that their best asset was...

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