6 HR Tips to Deal With Workers Compensation Claims
Feb10

6 HR Tips to Deal With Workers Compensation Claims

Most human resource managers understand the benefits of worker’s compensation insurance. These managers know that they do not have to fear losing anything after reporting an injury. HR managers also do not have to fear negligence lawsuits for simple work injuries. If their employees are injured on the job, workers’ compensation insurance come in to settle the medical bill and at least a substantial slice of the lost wages while the...

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Injuries in the Workplace: What are your employer’s obligations?
Feb08

Injuries in the Workplace: What are your employer’s obligations?

Injuries in the Workplace… understanding your employer’s obligations. Whatever work you perform in Ireland, your employer has a legal obligation to look out for your safety. It’s not just the environment you work in, or the tools or machinery you work with that need to be safe, there’s a lot more to it. Employers have common law duties Apart from all the safety legislation introduced over the last thirty years or so and...

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HR: Some Great Resolutions for 2017
Feb08

HR: Some Great Resolutions for 2017

Hey, how are your new year’s resolutions going…? If, like many out there, your new leaf didn’t quite last into February, don’t fret! If you’re in the States, now is a good a time as any to tackle of a couple of compliance issues that will keep your year on the right track. With everything else that comes with the New Year and end-of-year paperwork (like those W2s and Form 1094s and 1095s), now is a good...

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What You Can Do About the Wage Gap
Dec07

What You Can Do About the Wage Gap

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, reports the 20% gender wage gap will close by 2059 if current trends continue.

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7 Ways Your Employer May Be Violating Labor Laws [Infographic]
Nov10

7 Ways Your Employer May Be Violating Labor Laws [Infographic]

Thousands of companies are guilty of violating labor and wage laws on a daily basis.

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The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”
Aug08

The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”

So many candidates encounter the line: “You will be under probation for the first 90 days of your employment.”  But, does the new employee or the employer REALLY know what that means? Let’s start with a little history… The “probationary period” was started as a way for employers to deal with Unions and their rules governing new employees.  This short, introductory period was established to allow the employer to terminate a union...

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A Guide for Navigating the New Overtime Rules
Jul15

A Guide for Navigating the New Overtime Rules

Are you concerned about the new overtime rules as required in the US by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? Perhaps you are worried about how this ruling will impact your business? Try not to panic. You are in the right place to learn in advance what to expect and how to create a plan of action for dealing with this change. Here is a total guide for navigating the waters of the new overtime pay rules that go into effect on...

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Five Common Overtime Violations HR Professionals Can Spot

Individuals working in human resource must have general or extensive knowledge in labor and employment law.

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