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HR Newsletter June 2018

Legal Updates and Reminders: May 17, 2018: The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act was signed into law. This law amends the SC Human Affairs Law, and requires SC employers with 15 or more employees to make facilities readily accessible for and provide reasonable accommodations to employees with “medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related …

The Surprising Role Forgiveness Plays in Employee Wellness

Forgiveness. It’s a frequent point of discussion in religious settings, but does it belong in the workplace? Within two minutes, I hope you find the answer to be YES as we discover that forgiveness is an essential component of well-being and, like gratitude, belongs in our employee wellness strategies. Certainly, a work environment would be …

Human Resources Newsletter

Legal/Regulatory Updates and Reminders: Occupational Employment Statistics Report in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor— if your company is located in NC or SC and you receive this request for information, you best complete it. Providing this information is voluntary under federal law, but mandatory under state law in those two states. However, you …

Affirmative Action Program (AAP): The On-Site Review

Last month, I outlined the 3-stage process (desk audit, on-site review, and off-site analysis) the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) goes through to perform a review of your AAP. I included the itemized list of documents you are required to send them, so that they can perform their desk audit. This month, I …

Benefits

Employers are once again being challenged with workforce staffing and readiness due to improving economic trends and an aging workforce.  Said another way, employees are increasingly mobile – to other employers or into retirement! The first paragraph in my Risk Management college text said, “Employee benefits are designed to help attract and retain employees as …

Human Resources News

Legal/Regulatory Updates   OSHA proposed extending the date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit information from their 2016 Form 300A, from July 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017 DOL Secretary Alexander Acosta submitted a Request for Information to the OMB, to initiate public comment on the overtime rules proposed by the Obama …

Benefits Planning Consulting Partners

Good News: ……Improve Your Safety Program Bad News: ……Sexual misconduct in the workplace? Quizzler is Back~~ …..FMLA True or False? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Good News: Improving Your Company’s Safety Program! Would you question in your mind an offer from the federal government, about a free program… saying it will be good for you? Well, I’m pleased to …

Human Resources News

In This Issue: HR Updates & Reminders April 24: President Trump appointed Philip Miscimarra as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). A member of the NLRB since 2013, he has been serving as the Acting Chairman since President Trump took office in January. President Trump will also be appointing two new members to …

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