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Can We Discipline Employees for Complaining About the Company on Social Media?
2020 Is Here: Are You Prepared to Comply with the Latest Anti-Harassment Mandates
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Can We Send Sick Employees Home Early?
5 Reasons to Rehire Former Employees
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Why You Should Care About Your Employer Brand
Types of Workplace Harassment and How to Stop Them
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3 Signs of Workplace Violence and How to Mitigate Them
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Can we discipline employees for complaining about the company on social media?
5 Compliance Issues Every HR Leader Should Know
An Employee Was Injured at Work - Now What?
Should We Investigate Even Though the Accuser Is No Longer Employed?
4 Proven Tips to Improve Office Safety
Easy Mistakes You Need to Evade During a Termination Meeting
4 Ways to Recognize Your Team
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Can We Hire Unpaid Interns?
How Can We Reduce Liability When Serving Alcohol at Company Events?
Puff, Puff, or Pass: The Truth About Marijuana and the Workplace
Five Tips for Effective Meetings
How Small Businesses are Offering Big Business Perks
4 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Creating an Employee Handbook
Should We Interview an Employee Accused of Harassment Before Terminating Them?
How Do We Know If Our Managers Are Performing Well?
Should We Be Concerned About an Uptick in Complaints?
What are some best practices for conducting terminations?
How Do We Address Immature Behavior Without It Sounding Personal?
Can We Reduce the Risk of a Termination by Calling It a Layoff?
Can We Ask an Employee About a Medical Condition They May Have?
Can We Ask an Applicant Why They're Leaving Their Current Job?
Federal Law Alert - DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule
Can We Screen the Social Media Accounts of Job Candidates?
Can We Conduct a Background Check If We Haven't Done One Before?
Do We Have to Pay Employees for Their Time at a Required Training?
Are We Required To Pay Employees If We Close for Inclement Weather?
Can We Prohibit Visible Tattoos?
Are We Required to Provide Additional Smoke Breaks?
How Do You Determine Credibility During a Harassment Investigation?
How do I determine whether a position is exempt or non-exempt?
Can We Reduce Someone's Hours So They Quit and Can't Collect Unemployment?
An Employee Is Joining the Army Reserves. What Are Our Responsibilities?
What is an employee’s regular rate of pay?
How many hours can we assign to a part-time employee?
Five SHRM 2019 Takeaways for Small and Midsized Businesses
How should we address a complaint about an employee's hygiene
What is the difference between a discretionary bonus and a non-discretionary bonus
How should we respond to a racially insensitive comment made by an employee?
Can an employee returning from FMLA leave be placed in a different role?
What happens if someone is misclassified as an independent contractor?
Do we always need to approve an employee's accrued vacation time?
Can a New Hire Who Quit After One Day Be Paid as an Independent Contractor?
Federal Law Alert - EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized
Can a Pregnant Employee Be Entitled to More than 12 Weeks of FMLA?
What to do if an employee gets hurt on the job
Can we allow an employee with a negative vacation balance to take time off?
Do we need to keep unsolicited resumes?
An employee has informed me that they were offended by a suggestive photo a coworker showed them. How should I handle this?
Can We Transfer a Manager to a Non-Management Role?
Do We Need to Pay Employees for Attending Voluntary Events?
How do we comply with labor law poster requirements for remote employees?
Federal Law Alert - DOL Proposes New Overtime Rule
If an employee comes to work sick, can we legally send them home?
How Should Employee Files Be Organized?
There’s a Loneliness Epidemic in the Workplace – Here’s How Employers Can Help
Which Location's Minimum Wage Do We Pay?
Can We Discipline Employees Who Don’t Turn in Their Timesheets?
Do I Need to Pay for Working Interviews and Skills Assessments?
Mammoth HR's CEO Nathan Christensen on the PDX Executive Podcast
Are Cost-of-Living Raises Mandatory?
Reminder: OSHA 300A Forms Must Be Posted by February 1 and New Final Rule Released
Can I Ensure That a Terminated Employee Doesn't Get Unemployment Insurance?
Do We Have To Pay Employees When We Close for Inclement Weather?
Which Employees Do We Count to Determine Whether a Discrimination Law Applies to Us?
Reducing Risk Through Progressive Discipline
Can We Discipline Employees for Complaining About the Company on Social Media?
E-Verify Is Not Available During Government Shutdown
Are Depression and Anxiety Considered Disabilities?
If Business Is Slow, Can We Send Employees Home Early?
Federal Law Alert - Court Ruling on ACA Has No Immediate Impact on Employers
How Do We Increase Retention?
Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them
Should We Investigate Harassment Claims Made by a Former Employee?
Can a Non-Exempt Employee Manage Another Non-Exempt Employee?
What Is the Best Way to Begin Enforcing a Tardiness Policy?
How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruiting and Hiring Process
How Many Hours Equal a Full Day for Exempt Employees?
When Are We Required to Pay for Trainings?
Complying with the New Oregon Pay Equity Law
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Do We Have to Honor an Employee’s Two-Week Notice Period?
Does “At-Will Employment” Mean We Can Terminate Without Risk?
How Long Should We Keep Employee Time Cards?
Worried About Retention? The Key May Lie in Mutual Usefulness
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How to Get Results From Your Team Building Activities
Top 5 Trends Spotted at the 2018 HR Technology Conference and Expo
Are Remote Employees Eligible for FMLA?
The 5 Most Frequently Asked HR Questions During an Emergency
Is Unemployment Available If Our Business Is Closed?
Can We Allow Employees to Work From Home?
What Job Protected Leaves Apply to A Natural Disaster?
Is It Permissible to Set Up a PTO Donation Program?
What is the Standard for Paying an Employee After a Natural Disaster?
Four Keys to Improving Your Culture
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What is Section 7 of the NLRA?
Do I Have to Keep My OSHA 300 Logs Up-to-date During the Retention Period?
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The Fundamentals of Performance Management
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Do We Have to Pay Overtime to An Employee Who Recently Became Exempt?
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Federal Law Alert - OSHA Reporting Due July 1, Including From State Plan Employers
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Oregon Law Alert - Minimum Wages Will Increase
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Can I Ask an Employee If She's Pregnant?
Why Courts, States, and Employers Are Focusing on Pay Equity
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Does an Employee Working Over 40 Hours at Two Locations Need To Be Paid Overtime?
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Do We Have to Pay Employees for Time Spent at Outside Training Courses?
What Is Culture, Anyway?
What Should We Do If We Discover Fraudulent-Looking I-9 Documentation?
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What Should We Do in Response to Falsified Timecards?
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Hair Dye Acceptance in The Workplace?
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Can We Prohibit Wage Discussions In The Workplace?
Federal Law Alert - Reminder: EEO-1 Is Due by March 31
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How to Turn Your Workplace Award into Workplace Success
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What Is the Difference Between an Exempt Employee and a Non-Exempt Employee?
Can We Discipline for Unauthorized Overtime?
Three Tips for Effective Coaching
2 Minute HR: Job Descriptions in A Nutshell
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If We Become Aware of Harassment, Do We Need the Alleged Victim's Permission to Investigate?
Should We Obtain Consent Before Posting Pictures of Employees Online?
Do We Have to Pay an Employee for Training and Orientation?
Identifying and Preventing Workplace Harassment Guide
Bottom-Line Benefits to Building an HR Village
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If an Injury Occurs While an Employee Is on Break, Should We File a Workers' Compensation Claim?
What Are the Best Ways to Keep Company Data Secure?
eAlert: OSHA 300A Forms
What Is a "Serious Health Condition" Under the FMLA?
4-Part Series: Four Misunderstood Terms in the Americans with Disabilities Act (Part Four)
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Enticing Applicants with More Than Just Wages
eAlert: Unpaid Interns
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Trending Employment Laws in 2018
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What Forms Need to Be Updated After a Name Change?
eAlert: Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Increase
Is Serving Alcohol at the Holiday Party a Liability?
How Should We Respond to a Harassment Complaint?
Romantic Relationships in the Workplace
Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
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Can We Reject a Candidate Because They Have a Thick Accent?
Do We Need a Policy About Service Animals in the Workplace?
What Is a Hostile Work Environment?
Five Essential Employee Files to Have For the New Year
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Can an Employee Submit a New W-4 at Any Time?
Can the Same Person Be Both a W-2 Employee and a 1099 Independent Contractor?
Retain Your Employees with ‘Stay Interviews’
Oregon Law Alert: Employers Should Stop Asking About Pay History
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Three Pre-Recruiting Tasks to Consider Before Creating a Job Posting
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Calculating Coverage Under FMLA
Can We Monitor Employee Email?
DACA Program Phase-Out
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When a Job Candidate Mentions Having a Disability
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Terminating an Employee Before Their Notice Period Ends
Investigating Employee Theft
When Managers Talk Politics in the Workplace
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4 Things to Know Before Conducting a Workplace Investigation
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Federal Law Alert: New I-9 Form Will Be Released on July 17
5 Proven Ways to Elevate Your Onboarding
The Real Costs Of Employee Turnover (and How To Measure Them)
When Is An Employee's Actual Termination Date?
Hiring Right The First Time
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Performance Evaluation & Coaching
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Can We Tell Employees That They Need To Take Time Off?
Should I Screen Potential Candidates’ Social Media?
Can I Classify a Worker as an Independent Contractor?
Federal Law Alert: OSHA Delays Electronic Record-Keeping Rule Compliance Date
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Court Rules That Firing Employee for Expletive-laced Facebook Post Violated NLRA
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Federal Law Alert: House Passes New Healthcare Bill
Federal Law Alert: The House Passes Comp Time Bill
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Drug Testing and Drug-Free Workplaces in the Era of “Legal” Marijuana
Can We Ask an Applicant Why They Are Leaving Their Current Job?
Are We Required to Show Employees Our Company Compensation Guidelines?
What to Do When an Employee's FMLA Time Runs Out
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Keeping Your Company Data Secure
Federal Law Alert: Sexual Orientation Protected in Employment According to Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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Can We Wish Employees a Happy Birthday on Our Social Media Pages?
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How to Build Your Recruiting, Hiring, & Onboarding Process
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How to Inform Employees About a Coworker's FMLA Leave
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6 HR Trends You Can't Afford to Overlook in 2017
Do Employees Need to Sign Their Timesheets?
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How Email Phishing Can Affect Employers
Download the 2017 HR Compliance Calendar
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Can We Tell Employees Not to Discuss Their Pay?
Federal Law Alert: OSHA 300A Forms Must be Posted by February 1
When an Exempt Employee Only Works One Day Out of a Work Week
Federal Law Alert: New Form I-9 Required Starting January 22
Do Our Workplace Posters Need to be in the Breakroom?
Your Guide to the New Form I-9
Does Your Organization Have to Comply with the FMLA?
Common Questions About the New Form I-9
Can We Reimburse for the Cost of Meals?
How Performance-Based Raises Can Lead to Wage Compression
3 Keys to Employee Retention
Does PTO Count Towards Overtime?
The New I-9 Form and Critical Recordkeeping for 2017
Can We Accept Expired ID for the I-9?
When an Employee Violates Your Timekeeping Procedures
Infographic: Mistakes to Avoid During a Termination Meeting
When a Pay Increase is Appropriate
BREAKING: Federal Overtime Rules on Hold
Federal Law Alert: IRS Extends Due Date to Distribute ACA Form 1095-C / Form 1095-B to Employees
Do's and Don'ts of Social Media in the Workplace
Federal Law Alert: New Form I-9 Released
Why We Recommend Using the FLSA Reclassification Letter
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Does Earmarked Money Apply Towards the Minimum Salary Threshold?
What Options Do Employers Have When A Holiday Falls on a Non-Work Day?
Politics at Work - Ways to Stop the Discussion from Becoming a Disruption
HR Questions from “Scary” Employers
Human Resources Trends and Challenges Survey
Can I Make an Inconsistent HR Decision?
OSHA Delays Effective Date of Anti-Retaliation Provisions
Federal Law Alert: Pay Data Required on EEO-1 Reports for Employers with 100+ Employees
FLSA Overtime Changes: 6 Key Things To Do Now To Prepare Your Organization
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How to Keep Top Talent
When an Employee Takes Reclassification Personally
Why You Should Consider Progressive Discipline Before Termination (Part 2)
What is At-Will Employment?
Why You Should Consider Progressive Discipline Before Termination (Part 1)
Who Foots the Bill for Workers’ Compensation Medical Appointments?
4 Things to Expect if Your State or City Passes Paid Sick Leave
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Can We Ask About Previous Work-Related Injuries During an Interview?
5 Mistakes to Avoid During a Termination Meeting
When to Take a Chance on an Inexperienced Applicant
Can We Use Job Shadowing as Part of Our Interview Process?
What are Section 7 Rights?
How Should an Introductory Period Work?
What Pokémon Go Can Teach Us About Great HR
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Avoiding Common Non-Exempt Wage & Hour Pitfalls
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When "Salaried" Status is a Status Symbol
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Do Your Employees Qualify for the FLSA’s Executive Exemption?
Is a Per Diem Rate Set by Individual Companies or by Law?
Do Your Employees Qualify for the FLSA’s Professional Exemption?
How Can We Prevent a Toxic Work Environment?
4 Ideas for Stress Free Summer Scheduling
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FLSA Overtime Changes: What Employers Need to Know
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Steps to Take When an Employee Changes Their Legal Name
What To Do If an Applicant Reveals That They’re Part of a Protected Class
Today's Youth Sports Teams are Tomorrow's High Performing Employees - How We Can Help
Do Non-Exempt Employees Need to Take Lunch Breaks?
The Difference Between Exempt and Non-Exempt Employee Classifications
Free Guide: Understanding the Americans with Disability (ADA) Act
Tattoos, Piercings, and Man Buns – Build a Dress Code That’s Right for Your Organization
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FLSA Overtime Changes Fact Sheet
FLSA Overtime Changes: The Big Announcement
Should We Give an Employee a Loan?
FLSA Overtime Changes: 5 Key Workplace Policies You Need to Review Now
4 Steps to Prepare for the Proposed FLSA Overtime Changes
Can We Withhold Pay From an Employee Who Submits Their Timecard Late?
FLSA Overtime Readiness Guide
Weed in the Workplace: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
Can We Ask an Employee Their Marital Status?
What to do with Resumes From Applicants You Didn't Hire
What to Include in a Performance Improvement Plan
What Accommodations Should We Make for Employees with Nut Allergies?
Unlimited PTO - a 5 Minute Presentation from Mammoth CEO Nathan Christensen
BREAKING: Government Now Requiring All Employee Handbooks to be Written With Movie Quotes
How Do I Determine the True Cost of My Employees?
Tackling Locker Room Culture in the Workplace
Should We Have a Policy Against Nepotism?
What is a Hostile Work Environment?
3 Effective Steps to Address Employee Theft
Can I Tell Employees Not to Display Political Posters in Their Cubicles?
Do We Have to Provide Workstations for Remote Employees?
4 Things to Know About the $15 Minimum Wage
5 Secrets to Effective Onboarding
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Can We Give Employees Gift Cards?
Infographic: Romance in the Workplace
Employee Cell Phones - Can We Ban Them?
Reining In Office Gossip
Offensive Social Media Posts - Free Speech or Harassment?
Rescinding a Job Offer After a Background Check
How Do You Determine Whether You Can Make a Reasonable Accommodation?
[On Demand Webinar] 4 Steps to Effective Recruiting & Interviewing
[Infographic] Effective Meetings in 5 Simple Steps
How Can I Support Our Transgender Employee?
4 Steps to Successful Recruiting & Interviewing
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How to Engage Your Disengaged Employees
Jumpstart Your Recruiting Efforts With These Four Tips
How to Talk to an Employee with Bad Hygiene
Can I Demote an Underperforming Employee?
How Many Weeks Can an Employee Work and Still be Classified as a Seasonal Employee?
Can We Check the Bags of Employees and Visitors When They Leave Our Office?
Infographic: Ultimate Guide to Employee Onboarding
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How Do I Handle I-9s for Out of State Employees?
4 Ways to Prevent Workplace Harassment
Bring Your Organization’s Values Into Your Day-to-Day Operations
Can We Tell Employees Not to Heat Up Stinky Foods in the Break Room Microwave?
Infographic: 8 Ways an Employee Handbook Can Create a Great Workplace
Are There Affordable Care Act Changes Coming Up in 2016?
3 Ways to Hire For Your Culture
Lessons Learned From Offering Unlimited PTO
Infographic: Meet the Millennials
Am I Required to Pay Overtime to Employees Who Work on Holidays?
4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Employees' Strengths
Can We Have a Policy Addressing Employee Marijuana Use Off the Job?
Can An Employee Dress Code Policy Address Facial Hair?
The Company Holiday Party: 8 Ways to Celebrate Responsibly
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Can We Prohibit Employees From Discussing Their Salaries?
Infographic: PTO vs Vacation Time
Infographic: Do I Have to Pay For Employee Travel Expenses?
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What You May Not Know About Background Checks
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Avoid Getting Stung by Workers’ Compensation
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