Update: Overtime Exemptions Final Rule (Video)





Categories: HR Corner, HR Training

Transcript So December 1, 2016 came and went. And guess what employers around the country did not do? You guessed it. They did not implement the new rules governing overtime exemptions. Why not? Is the whole country suddenly non-compliant? No, of course not. You know better than that. What did happen is in November a […]

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USCIS Increases I-9 Penalties (Video)





Categories: HR Corner, HR Training

Lisa Smith covers the increase in I-9 penalties for noncompliance. Transcript In my last installment, we talked about the new I-9. Let’s talk about why it’s so very important to make sure you follow all of the instructions. Did you know, in addition to publishing the new I-9, USCIS also raised the penalties for noncompliance? […]

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USCIS Issues a New I-9 (Video)





Categories: HR Corner, HR Training

In this video, learn about the new I-9 form released this year. Transcript So, 2017 has arrived and we have a brand new I-9. Did you know that? On November 14th, 2016, the USCIS issued the new version of I-9. The mandatory implementation date for this I-9 is January 22nd, 2017. So if you haven’t […]

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DOL Penalized for Overtime Violations (Video)





Categories: HR Corner, HR Training

Lisa Smith discusses the Department of Labor being penalized for overtime violations in the video below. Transcript Wage and hour issues are a serious subject with the Department of Labor. No employer wants to be in a position to pay heavy fines and penalties because they violated overtime laws or possibly didn’t classify an employee […]

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Employee Retention: 3 Make or Break Factors (Video)





Categories: HR Corner, HR Training

In this video blog, Lisa Smith discusses some employee retention strategies. Transcript Do you sometimes struggle with recruitment and retention issues in your organization? Well, if you do, I have a survey that you’ll enjoy. Recently, the Society for Human Resource Management surveyed a variety of workers across the United States and came up with […]

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