Election Day has come and gone bringing several newly passed state ballot measures that will have a direct impact on the workplace. Most notably, voters continue to favor the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, the increase of minimum-wage levels, and support for paid sick leave.
By Christine Thelen, Director of HR Services, Trupp HR.
With 10 days left before the December 1 implementation deadline, a federal judge unexpectedly placed a hold on the new overtime rule.Read More
The new Form I-9 has been released by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as of November 14, 2016 and will be valid through August 31, 2019. Use of the new form will be required starting January 21, 2017. Once the January deadline has passed, previous versions will be invalid for new hires, re-hires, or re-verification.
At first glance, employers may perceive that the new FLSA changes require a fairly simplistic set of decisions and responses. However, there are some opportunities to avoid unnecessary risk and expense, while potentially creating an upside for the employer. This session will review strategies for reducing the financial impact of the new overtime rule and explore approaches for turning perceived regulatory lemons into lemonade for the employer.