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Human Resources

Hey Compliance Warriors! As an employer, making sure that we have great employee engagement is key in any organization. It helps the working environment. More importantly, it also makes for successful businesses. Here’s some great information on how parental leave can affect that engagement. Read on…

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Can an employee be terminated for going on vacation when taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act? Maybe not. Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that an employee could not terminated for going on vacation when taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.  In that case, the plaintiff, […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Today we’re giving some tips on best practices when terminating someone to prevent confrontation. Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Stitcher! Enjoy and until next time, Be Audit Secure!

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Hey Compliance Warriors! In this crazy world of HR classifying FMLA can be confusing at times.  Here’s an interesting court case where an employee was accused of FMLA fraud and terminated by the employer because he was at the beach during the leave. Read on to see how this pans out…

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The Dallas Paid Sick Leave ordinance took effect August 1, 2019, requiring employers to provide workers with six to eight paid sick days a year, depending on employer size. Businesses in north Texas, however, filed a lawsuit two days before the effective date asking a federal judge to halt the new law. The law requires […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! We’re back! This week on the show we’re talking 5 tips on surviving a bad boss. How to maintain a cool head, your confidence, and your position in the work place when dealing with a difficult person. Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Stitcher! Enjoy and […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s some great information to help employers understand what this really means. Read on…

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This week, we discuss an example of a recent, and growing, trend where state governments are getting involved in how employers utilize non-compete agreements. Recently, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and the state of Washington have passed regulations that restrict employers’ abilities use non-compete agreements. Most recently, on June 28, 2019, the state of Maine […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The laws for medical marijuana in New Jersey have greatly expanded. Here’s a breakdown of what’s going on. Read on…

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According to some reports, in 2018, the US economy included up to 53 million “gig” workers.[1] Of those 53 million, the report estimates that 10.1 million were assigned as temporary workers by staffing firms, and 7.9 million were “human cloud workers,” which may be better described as workers utilizing online digital platforms to obtain business […]

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