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Studies show that workplace stress has increased over the past several years and that productivity can drop if employers don’t address the problem. Here are just some of the issues likely stressing your staff—along with suggestions on how HR can help.
If the IRS determines that an employee has been misclassified as an independent contractor, it may assess federal employment taxes plus interest and penalties. These matters frequently end up in the courts. As the following case shows, it’s unlikely you can claim you’re an independent contractor if you own and run the business.
Staying focused on one task could be the biggest challenge in the digital era. Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project and author of The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working, believes these six simple steps are the first steps to taking back control of our attention—and our lives.
Your boss has a “hands-on” work style that demands all files stay nearby. So how do you help a boss whose office is drowning in paper? Here are tips for organizing a paper-strewn office:
Enacted at the end of 2010, the federal Claims Resolution Act amends the Social Security Act to require that employers report a new hire’s first day of work. That’s in addition to the six data elements already required for new-hire reporting.
In the name of organization, HR professionals and managers alike have been known to accidentally discard a document, whether paper or electronic, that they shouldn't have. In your quest to clean out overflowing file cabinets or e-mail inboxes, take your time and follow these guidelines.
Six web “apps” for streamlining day-to-day tasks, recommended by the team at the99percent.com:
Most people think of 50 as the magic number for the FMLA. “Oh, we have 50 employees, so now we have to comply with the FMLA,” is a popular refrain among HR departments. It is not that simple. The FMLA has two different rules that must be met before you have to offer FMLA leave to an employee—coverage and eligibility, which both have the magic number 50 as a key component.
Eventually, every employer will have to investigate some sort of workplace concern. Whether because of a dispute between co-workers or a need to address unethical or unlawful behavior, workplace investigations are an important and delicate exercise. The following tips will help investigations produce useful results.
Many employers are making the leap to “paperless” HR. Digital records are easy to access and cheap to archive. But despite the many benefits of electronic records storage, a host of legal problems could derail even the best-intentioned digital records plan. Here are the issues to consider before you make the transition.