Three Tips for Working from Home with Kids

Can we deny an employee’s use of accrued vacation time?

How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruiting and Hiring Process

Does “at-will employment” mean we can terminate without risk?

Given COVID-19, if an employee is out of the office due to sickness, can we ask them about their symptoms?

What should I do if my employee discloses that their family member or roommate has COVID-19?

Can We Currently Accept Expired Documents for the I-9?

How Leaders Can Set an Example for Their Remote Employees

How To Support the Mental Health of Your Employees During COVID-19

Some of our employees have said they don’t feel safe returning to work. Can we just permanently replace them?

We are reopening after business closure due to COVID-19. Can we bring some employees back, but not others?

Can we screen employees returning to work for COVID-19?

What to Do When You Have to Close Due to COVID-19

Overview of UI Benefits Changes Under the CARES Act

I am a private employer. Does the FFCRA apply to me if I have more than 500 employees? How do I count them?

Deciding Whether to Keep Employees Working

How Do I Make a Telecommuting Policy?

Paying For Sick Leave and FMLA Leave Under the FFCRA

Do We Still Have to Provide EPSL or EFMLA If We Lay Off or Furlough Employees?

FFCRA: New Rule and Guidance from the DOL and IRS

I’m Concerned About the Cost of Unemployment as Well as How to Advise Employees About It. Any Help?

FFRCA is in Effect

How Are We Supposed to Pay for the Sick Leave and FMLA Leave Mandated by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

FFCRA Updates and CARES Act Provisions

What’s the Difference Between a Furlough and a Layoff?

Can We Reduce Pay Because of an Economic Slowdown Due to COVID-19?

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What Should We Do If an Employee Says Their Symptoms Are Not Related to COVID-19?

FFCRA Payroll Tax Credit - Easing the Burden for Employers

Employee Morale Shapes Business Success

When Employees Unknowingly Violate a Policy

Behold: The Industry Surprisingly More Dangerous Than Manufacturing

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

When Do I Have to Use the New I-9?

When Business Threats Are Contagious: 10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Coronavirus

Can We Extend a New Employee's Introductory Period?

What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee

Coronavirus Guidance for Employers

Mistakes on I-9s

Considering a Student Loan Repayment Benefit? Ask Yourself These Question

March Madness 2020: The Ball Is in Your Court

3 Forms of Harassment or Discrimination You May be Ignoring

Why Paid Sick Leave Is Becoming More Popular

Can I Make a Sick Employee Come in to Work?

Flu and FMLA

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

Investigating Harassment

How Employers Can Address Mental Health in the Workplace

The Advantages of Skill-Based Training

Can We Send Sick Employees Home Early?

5 Reasons to Rehire Former Employees

Can you explain undue hardship?

Why You Should Care About Your Employer Brand

Types of Workplace Harassment and How to Stop Them

What is the purpose of a performance improvement plan?

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. by Inspiring Hope in the Workplace

The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

What sort of questions should we ask and avoid asking during a job interview?

3 Signs of Workplace Violence and How to Mitigate Them

Reducing Stress in the Workplace

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

Protect Your Clients from these 4 Compliance Blunders

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

Can We Prohibit Political Discussions at Work?

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

Should We Include Travel Duties and Working Hours in a Job Description?

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

Do We Have To Provide Job Restoration After a Personal Leave of Absence?

What is Section 7 of the NLRA?

Do I Have to Keep My OSHA 300 Logs Up-to-date During the Retention Period?

How Should We Proceed When An Injured Employee Wants to Return to Work?

What Should We Consider When Creating a Dress Code?

How Do We Increase Retention?

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Mammoth HR Launches Nationwide Effort to Transform Workplaces

How Should We Respond to a Rumor That an Employee on FMLA Was Seen Exercising at the Park?

The Fundamentals of Performance Management

Can We Promote an Employee to a New Position Without Posting the Position for Others to Apply?

Do We Have to Pay Overtime to An Employee Who Recently Became Exempt?

Do We Have to Pay for Time Spent at Workers’ Compensation Appointments?

Federal Law Alert - OSHA Reporting Due July 1, Including From State Plan Employers

When Is It Appropriate to Use a Performance Improvement Plan?

Oregon Law Alert - Minimum Wages Will Increase

If We Require Employees to Arrive Early, Do We Pay Them for This Extra Time?

How Do I Track FMLA Leave?

Can I Ask an Employee If She's Pregnant?

Why Courts, States, and Employers Are Focusing on Pay Equity

What Should We Do If an Employee Can No Longer Work the Hours They Originally Agreed to?

Does an Employee Working Over 40 Hours at Two Locations Need To Be Paid Overtime?

California Law Alert - New Independent Contractor Test for California Employers

How Do I Determine Whether an Employee Is Eligible for FMLA?

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?

Federal Law Alert - FLSA Amended to Allow Tip Pooling if No Tip Credit is Taken

What Should We Do in Response to Falsified Timecards?

Federal eAlert - 9th Circuit Rules Salary History Not an Acceptable Reason for Pay Discrepancies

Hair Dye Acceptance in The Workplace?

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4-Part Series: The Power of Highly Effective HR (Part Four)

4-Part Series: The Power of Highly Effective HR (Introduction)

4-Part Series: The Power of Highly Effective HR (Part Three)

4-Part Series: The Power of Highly Effective HR (Part One)

Can We Prohibit Wage Discussions In The Workplace?

Federal Law Alert - Reminder: EEO-1 Is Due by March 31

How Do We Maintain A Policy of At-Will Employment?

How to Turn Your Workplace Award into Workplace Success

What Federal Laws Will Apply to Us When We Reach 15 Employees?

What Is the Difference Between an Exempt Employee and a Non-Exempt Employee?

Can We Discipline for Unauthorized Overtime?