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  • The ACA Remains, So What's Next for Employers?
    Posted on July 24, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Advocates for easing the ACA's financial and administrative burdens on employers are hopeful that at least a few of the reforms on their wish list will resurface in new, bipartisan legislation. […]

  • 6 Trends That Changed HR Over the Past Decade
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Technology, social media and the gig economy are among the forces that have impacted the practice of HR. […]

  • Artificial Intelligence Can Free HR Professionals to Focus on Strategy
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Corporate versions of Siri and Alexa may soon be coming to an HR service center near you. Industry vendors continue to refine and introduce these conversational agents, which use natural language processing to field and answer questions from […]

  • Accommodating Workers with a History of Substance Abuse
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Employers don't have to accommodate any alcohol or illicit drug use in the workplace, but they must be careful not to discriminate against workers with a history of substance abuse who are no longer using. Here’s what HR professionals should […]

  • Tips for Retaining and Storing the New Form I-9
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Employers should consider the security of the employee’s personal information when determining how to retain and store completed Forms I-9 and any corresponding documentation. […]

  • Social Geotargeting Is Your New Recruiting Secret Sauce
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Social geotargeting can be the special secret sauce that elevates your recruiting efforts. […]

  • What Are the Prospects for Single-Payer Health Care in California?
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Advocates of a single-payer health care system in the Golden State cheered when S.B. 562 passed the state Senate in June. But their hopes were temporarily dashed later that month when the bill was blocked from moving forward. […]

  • San Francisco Bans Salary History Questions
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    San Francisco became the latest city to ban employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories when Mayor Ed Lee signed the Parity in Pay Ordinance on July 19. The new law will take effect for employers in July 2018. […]

  • New York City Employers: Rules Implementing Freelancer Act Take Effect
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act—which provides certain protections for freelance workers—took effect in May. But businesses in the Big Apple should also be aware of new rules implementing the act, which will take […]

  • Managing Leave Issues: An FMLA Primer for HR Professionals
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    While the basic tenets and provisions of the FMLA have not changed through the regulatory process since 2008, there are administrative agency interpretations, updates, and guidance of which employers should be aware. […]

  • Newspaper Carriers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Calif. Court Rules
    Posted on July 21, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Carriers who delivered the San Diego-Union Tribune newspaper were employees of the company, not independent contractors, as the newspaper claimed, the California Court of Appeal ruled. […]

  • Off-the-Clock Overtime Lawsuit Against Chipotle Proceeds as a Collective Action
    Posted on July 20, 2017 at 4:00 am

    An overtime lawsuit by hourly night-shift employees of a Chipotle restaurant in Minnesota who allegedly worked uncompensated time closing the restaurant can proceed as a collective action, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled. […]