Articles With Keyword "HR Administration"

HR Changes Coming, along with Chamber-hosted bootcamp

New Fair Labor Standards Act rules are changing the federal guidelines for "exempt employees": employees that are paid a salary and are exempt from having to be paid for overtime work - effective December 1. Come to one of the Chamber's half-day work sessions on Thursday, November 17, to learn what you need to do to comply!
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New Overtime Pay Rules Announced

President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez announced the publication of the U.S. Department of Labor's final rule updating the overtime regulations, which will automatically extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation. The new rules focus primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for "Executive, Administrative and Professional workers" to be exempt from overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a workweek.
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Business Updates from Washington

You may recall (but all of your employees may not) that employees were given a 2% payroll (FICA) tax cut in 2011 and extended through 2012. This cut will expire December 31, with no noticeable efforts in Congress to extend it further.
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Learnings from HR Workshop

The Chamber's workshop this month was about being in compliance with HR rules and regulations while still being able to manage employees effectively. Here's a brief summary of just one of the issues covered in that workshop - avoiding discrimination in the hiring process.
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Next Chamber Workshop: “HR: The Inside Edition”

Our next workshop - "HR: The Inside Edition" - focuses on human resource administration and effectiveness! We all know that no matter what business you're in, the employees of your company can be your greatest asset or your greatest liability. At the same time, you must remain compliant with state and federal laws....
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Posting a Current Labor Law Poster

You know those mailings you receive asking you to purchase an updated Federal and State Employment Law poster for your workplace? Ignore them. You can get the poster locally, and you don't need to pay for it.
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