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Why Humor Belongs in the Workplace

August 1st, 2019|

In the book, The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up, authors Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher use ten years of extensive research to reveal the remarkable power of humor and fun in business and the impact levity has on building a healthy culture and ultimately the business bottom-line.

Andrew Carnegie once said, “There is […]

Extraordinary Employee Habits

July 11th, 2019|

Employers spend millions of dollars every year looking for ways to boost productivity, do things better, or find new techniques to compete in the market. It is a constant battle for organizations to sustain sales growth, profitability, cost containment, and market share.

Employers need extraordinary employees. Employers who focus on hiring individuals and cultivating cultures that […]

Employment Compliance Checkup

July 1st, 2019|

Organizations pay out millions of dollars each year in employee lawsuits, attorney fees, and fines for employment law violations. There are multiple DOL postings showing payouts of over $1 Million in back wages and damages for various violations. The Department of Labor, EEOC, OSHA, IRS, OFCCP, EPA, ICE, and other enforcement agencies are increasing inspections […]

Employee Notification Requirements

June 20th, 2019|

Employers are responsible to provide notification of certain rights and options available to employees such as Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs), WHCRA, Medicare Part D, and more. There is an increased urgency to be current and compliant. The Department of Labor is cracking down on noncompliance with increased audits and assigned fines. This article provides an […]

Top 10 Employer Mistakes to Avoid

June 13th, 2019|

The California Chamber of Commerce published a white paper list titled The Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued. Great points are made, though much of it only applies to California employers.

We expand on the items that apply in all states, adding in common employer mistakes commonly seen, and show the correct actions to […]