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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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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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“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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On July 15th 2015, Department of Labor (DOL) Administrator, David Weil, issued the much anticipated Administrator’s Interpretation 2015-1 clarifying the DOL position regarding the independent contractor vs. employee debate.

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According to Wikipedia, “DISC is a behavior assessment tool based on the DISC theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different behavioral traits: Dominance, inducement, submission, and compliance. It is not a personality assessment, it shows your behavior when the person is in a particular environment.”   Nowadays, many people in the corporate world, who are […]

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Employment law compliance is like a merry-go-round that is spinning out  of control. Employers and HR/Payroll managers are struggling to keep up with the breaking news and understand what all of these changes mean for them. Training is KEY to understanding, implementing and complying with the regulation changes and updates that can land your organization […]

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FREE Webinar: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations The DOL has issued the Proposed Rule we have all been anticipating. Join us for an overview of the proposed changes and find out which are more likely to stick than others.

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Whose job is it to pay for training? We have always assumed the employer will develop staff and encourage them to grow professionally by supplying training. But, is that true today? Was it ever really true at all? Is this assumption even fair?

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled ruled that there is a constitutional right to same sex marriage under the 14th Amendment, striking down state-level bans on the practice. In a 5-4 decision, the court majority ruled that the equal protections granted by the 14th Amendment extend to the right to marry regardless of whether a […]

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