Top Trends That Will Affect Your 2015 Employee Engagement Strategy

The number of employees still engaged after their first six months on the job is roughly 40%. As the workplace continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever to develop an engagement strategy that...
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Two Firms Docked for Firing Whistleblowers

Firing an employee who blows the whistle on safety issues is a violation of federal law and will invariably come back to bite the employer. That’s what happened to two companies this week that fired...
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Upcoming Health and Welfare Plan Requirements Checklist for Employers

As the mid-way point of 2014 approaches, employers should actively turn their attention to several upcoming compliance obligations for the health and welfare benefit plans they sponsor. Following is a...
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EEOC Says Wellness Program Violates ADA

An employer can have a program that rewards employees for attaining positive health goals, but it must remain voluntary and not penalize workers who decline to participate, the EEOC said yesterday in announcing...
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Say what? Court says written COBRA notice not required

All along, employers have come to believe that they must issue a written Election Notice to COBRA-eligible employees to let them know their rights under the law. But apparently, that’s not the...
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No, acting like a jerk isn’t protected under the ADA

A federal appeals court has decided the question: The Americans with Disabilities Act does not afford protection to employees who simply act like jerks.   The case involves one Matthew Weaving, who had...
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5 Ways Payroll Can Prevent Onboarding Headaches

Remember your first days at a new company? Remember the excitement and endless potential your new job seemed to hold — until you got stuck in the seemingly unending quagmire of onboarding forms? HR and...
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HR in the Cloud: 5 Mega Trends Driving SaaS Adoption

Enterprises are looking to modern SaaS solutions as more companies embrace SaaS and realize the value of continuous innovation, a consumer-like user experience, flexible solutions that adapt as business...
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Gender ID Bias Included in Fed Contractor Order

Federal contractors must not discriminate against employees based on gender identity or transgender status. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Prgrams made that clear yesterday in Directive 2014-02. It’s...
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3 Ways the New Generation of Video Conferencing Benefits Sales Organizations

Download this eBook to learn how sales teams like yours are leveraging cloud-based video conferencing to sell more, travel less, hold forecasting meetings and train sales reps more effectively.Request...
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