Julie closed her office door and put her head down on her desk. “Let me rest – just for a minute,” she thought, “I need a break.” She’d just had to let an employee go after trying —unsuccessfully—to resolve his attendance issues, lackluster sales results, and consistently poor attitude. While she felt sure that, as [...]
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“DOL, EEOC, ADA, FMLA, FLSA…All these HR acronyms make me want to send out an S.O.S. signal!” Jennifer blinked and shook her head. How was she supposed to keep all of the HR laws and regulatory changes straight? All those letters looked like the alphabet soup her kids loved for lunch—whatever combination her 3-year-old daughter [...]
Jerry looked at his email inbox and shook his head. How was he supposed to get through all of these emails? There had to be 20 management training articles in there this week alone, and a few dozen emails, if not more, from his boss. Sometimes it felt like there couldn’t possibly be enough time [...]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun to circle the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and 2014 is still a year and a half away. That is the year when the federal legislation is supposed to go into affect and will require employers with more than 50 employees to offer minimal essential health coverage to their workers or be subject to a penalty.