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Regulatory Analysis
We continually update our state and national regulatory analysis to help you stay current with changing regulations.

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Turnover is an important metric for human resource professionals. Tracking turnover helps provides information that can be used to address issues before key employees leave the organization.
Forms:
An easy to use way to report salary market data to a manager and/or an employee.
Ensure that your wellness plan design is effective at promoting a culture of health among your workforce, without causing legal headaches under the ADA, GINA, or other federal laws.
Ensure that your wellness plan design is effective at promoting a culture of health among your workforce, without causing legal headaches under the ADA, GINA, or other federal laws.
Up-to-date, clear information about the federal executive order and proposed rules, and what you need to know now to stay in compliance.
Up-to-date, clear information about the federal executive order and proposed rules, and what you need to know now to stay in compliance.
A systematic FMLA self-audit will allow you to examine your FMLA recordkeeping and ensure compliance in the event of a DOL investigation.
Attorney Todd Alan Ewan will reveal how to conduct a thorough FMLA self audit and teach you how to feel secure in your FMLA practices and endure possible DOL investigations.
Conducted in April 2016, the wellness survey asked participants everything from their perceptions on health and wellness programs to what steps they take to get employees involved.
Recently the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a ruling in which the court suggested that a policy with a strict limit on medical leaves of absence might be enforceable. This ruling leads to many questions.
The DOL’s final rule on overtime exemptions has been released and it’s imperative for HR professionals to prepare on how they’ll communicate the practical impact on the workforce ahead of the rule’s December 1, 2016 effective date.
The DOL’s final rule on overtime exemptions has been released and it’s imperative for HR professionals to prepare on how they’ll communicate the practical impact on the workforce ahead of the rule’s December 1, 2016 effective date.
Recently the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a ruling in which the court suggested that a policy with a strict limit on medical leaves of absence might be enforceable. This ruling leads to many questions.
Attorney Marc Jacuzzi reveals the action plan California employers must set into motion now to ensure that they are in compliance by the DOL’s final rule December 1 effective date.
Attorney Marc Jacuzzi reveals the action plan California employers must set into motion now to ensure that they are in compliance by the DOL’s final rule December 1 effective date.
Whether you want to reward performance, time, knowledge, skills, or competencies, determining pay grades is the first step to creating an equitable, competitive compensation system.
Whether you want to reward performance, time, knowledge, skills, or competencies, determining pay grades is the first step to creating an equitable, competitive compensation system.
Minimum wage rates vary from state to state. This chart identifies the 2016 minimum wage for all 50 states as well as the federal minimum wage and selected cities.
Discover the exact action plan you need to set into motion now to ensure that you’re in compliance by the December 1, 2016 effective date of the DOL’s final rule.
Discover the exact action plan you need to set into motion now to ensure that you’re in compliance by the December 1, 2016 effective date of the DOL’s final rule.
Right now there are four generations in the workplace—baby boomers, gen X, gen, Y, and millennials. The challenge for HR lies in finding a way to manage a workforce with varying needs and desires.
Right now there are four generations in the workplace—baby boomers, gen X, gen, Y, and millennials. The challenge for HR lies in finding a way to manage a workforce with varying needs and desires.
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Payment of Compensation - Emergency Closing-Natural Disaster
Surveys:
Conducted in March 2016, the Retention, Engagement, and Branding Survey covers everything from perceptions on engagement and branding to what steps are taken to engage employees to what works when it comes to retention.
White Papers:
The answer to the above question, of course, is: It depends. There are advantages and disadvantages to payroll schedules of all stripes. Let’s go over some of them in an effort to help you make the best decision you can, for the company and the employees.
If you do not already offer automatic enrollment in your defined contribution plan, you might want to consider doing so. Such a move is likely to increase participation in retirement saving and may be particularly beneficial for young workers, an expert says. Here’s why
Any employer that offers nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements needs to be familiar with recently issued proposed regulations related to Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, because all such plans will be impacted by the new guidance, according to an employee benefits and tax attorney.
Have you given your employees every opportunity to reach a secure retirement? There is one simple strategy you may not be using that could make a real difference: the Roth account.
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been handling payroll for years, Joe Sharpe (of Sharp Payroll, Inc.) urges you to heed this warning: Be careful. It isn’t that Sharpe doesn’t trust your abilities, your education, or your dedication to the job. Rather, it’s just that people handle payroll—and people make mistakes. Here we’ll discuss a few of the biggest potential mistakes that may be adversely affecting your organization.
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How much should you be paying to attract and retain the best employees, based on your industry and location?


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