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monthly archives: July 2015

The Department of Labor expects wage and hour suits to increase dramatically over the next year or so. The new exempt status classification guidelines and salary increase may likely spark controversy in many organizations! Tune in to hear more about this situation and how employers can prepare now! Who will be my HR Superstar today? […]

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HR Made Me FAT! Part Two Ok – Let’s talk turkey. In Part One, I promised you I would talk about my struggle to find the secret to taming the HR Fat Dragon. I believe I have found it, but the final results are not in yet. So, let me start by telling you what […]

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July 2015 has been a hot month! The US Department of Labor issued two very important items this month. Employers who use independent contractors or, workers not on payroll, will want to pay close attention to this episode! The winds they are a changing’! Who will be my HR Superstar today? Stick around and find […]

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Tired of making money for other people? Do you dream of self-employment and being truly valued for your expertise? Maybe it’s time to be the human resources consultant! Who is our HR Superstar today? Hint: Clickety Clack – She ain’t fat! Here are some cool and helpful links! Authority Devil Wears Prada Please leave a comment […]

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The Department of Labor finally issued the proposed overtime rules for the re-vamping of overtime exemptions. What should employers do to prepare? Listen in and find out! Who is our HR Superstar today? Hint: So bad it can’t be real. Here are some cool and helpful links! Free Webinar UnReal   Please leave a comment and […]

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HR Made Me FAT!  On this point I will not negotiate. I was a lovely young maiden back in the day. I married, had two children and managed to keep my girlish figure. Then one day I moved into a position requiring me to perform many human resources related duties. Boom! I started to gain […]

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Is it possible to hold an employee of a company responsible for damages  and penalties  in  a lawsuit  or audit because they hold “employer” status? Who’s the boss anyway? In the recently published Administrator’s Interpretation Dr. David Weil, Department of Labor Administrator,  mentioned the definition of the word “employer”. He quoted the Fair Labor Standards […]

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Employee discrimination cases may soon hit the roof if employers can’t figure out a way to think fairly about same sex marriage spouse benefits. Lisen in and hear my suggestions for handing this sticky issue. Who is our HR Superstar today? Hint: Is HR making you fat? Here are some cool and helpful links!   […]

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What do you want? Happy days. Stress free lives. A good day’s work with satisfaction. No worry of an audit or lawsuit on the horizon. Me too! Is that a tall order? Running a small business is tough. Payroll, employee management, and HR can be a grind. Who is our HR Superstar today? Hint: Flying high […]

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“The Employer Needed Pooper Scooper” may be a better title for this post! So what is GINA and why am I talking about poop? Hang in there and let me explain.

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