HR News & Articles

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November 7, 2013 – 2,176 views
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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act made it through to the members of the US Senate with a vote of 61-30. Apart from getting a positive response from all of the Democrats, the bill was also supported by seven Republicans. The bill was introduced by Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon. This Act will be prohibiting certain entities, which will include... Full Story 
November 4, 2013 – 2,593 views
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Employee discipline can start affecting a business and its bottom-line. It is essential for any business to ensure that its employees are disciplined and doing their work as required. It is the responsibility of HR managers to ensure employee discipline. If there arises any major issues in case of certain employees, termination is the best way out. There are several proven strategies for implementing and documenting employee discipline... Full Story 
October 30, 2013 – 2,349 views
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Unemployment insurance financially assists workers that have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. This financial assistance is provided on a temporary basis. In compliance with the federal law, unemployment insurance systems are administered at the state level. Each state establishes its own rules and regulations regarding the amount, eligibility and duration. According to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, employers must pay... Full Story 
October 23, 2013 – 2,178 views
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With the news out about a week ago, employers in Colorado will be looking at higher taxes thanks to the changes that have been made to the tax law. The 66th amendment will kick up the individual income for those residing within the state of Colorado. Additionally, the taxes will now be calculated using a dual bracket system, as opposed to... Full Story 
October 21, 2013 – 2,706 views
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With the advent of technology, many employers and employees are making effective use of mobile devices to complete their work. Employers have started providing employees with mobile devices to keep the employees connected with their work at all times. This trend has increased over the years due to the increase in the employee's productivity since this concept has been adopted. Although there are... Full Story 
October 16, 2013 – 2,542 views
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Employers are perpetually on the lookout for better ways to manage their employees' health care coverage. In this regard, wellness programs have always been a popular strategy. But wellness programs can help us optimize spending on healthcare, while improving the health of American citizens... Full Story 
October 16, 2013 – 2,356 views
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau brought out a bulletin in September where it reiterated how the Electronic Fund Transfer Act and Regulation E were applicable to payroll cards also. However, the high point was the press release that accompanied the bulletin. In this press release it warned employers against... Full Story 
October 9, 2013 – 2,435 views
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If you are an employer who has sponsored group health plans, here is something you should know. All the employers who have been supporting group health plans that also take into account prescription drug coverage, need to seek information from all the individuals eligible for Medicare whether their coverage is creditable or not... Full Story